PROFICIENCY 84% 30% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
84%Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School (District)

Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School is a school servicing grades 9 to 11 and is located in the district of "Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School (District)" in Holyoke, MA. There are a total of 243 students and 29 teachers at Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School, for a student to teacher ratio of 9 to 1. There are a total of 197 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 83.5%, which is 30% higher than the Massachusetts average.


Student/Teacher ratio9:1
Free lunch197
Reduced lunch11


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School70-74%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All>= 95%
High School>= 95%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

AreaVibes 250 for $2,500 Short Essay Scholarship

At AreaVibes, we believe that education is the key to our children’s future. To show our support and to contribute to the nation’s future generation of students, we are offering educational scholarship awards.

Learn more about the scholarship

Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 11.8% 11.8% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 4.3% 4.3% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 82.6% 82.6% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Maurice A Donahue Elementary23%0.4Holyoke, MA
Lt Elmer J Mcmahon Elementary35%0.6Holyoke, MA
Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High32%0.9Holyoke, MA
Holyoke Community Charter School41%1.1Holyoke, MA
Gateway To College At Holyoke Community College50%1.4Holyoke, MA
Morgan Full Service Community School11%1.6Holyoke, MA
Gen John J Stefanik62%1.7Chicopee, MA
William R. Peck School18%1.8Holyoke, MA
Lt Clayre Sullivan Elementary38%2.0Holyoke, MA
Holyoke High73%2.1Holyoke, MA
H.b. Lawrence School27%2.5Holyoke, MA
Lambert-lavoie70%2.6Chicopee, MA

Holyoke demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,89463091
Median age34.439.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%53%55%
Speak English54%77%79%
Speak Spanish42%9%13%

Education level achieved in Holyoke

Completed 8th grade76.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school74.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%2.6%1.3%
Source: The Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.