PROFICIENCY 42% 35% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter (District)
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter is a school servicing grades 4 to 8 and is located in the district of "Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter (District)" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 185 students and 16 teachers at Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 135 free lunch students and 26 reduced lunch students.

Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 35% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students185
Teachers16
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch135
Reduced lunch26

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter, 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

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
3n/a
411-19%
540-49%
621-39%
730-39%
860-69%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
3n/a
420-29%
520-29%
640-59%
750-59%
870-79%
High Schooln/a

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.

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Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 2.1% 2.1% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 70.7% 70.7% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 1.1% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.9% 22.9% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.1% 2.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.1% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

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Mather46%0.2Boston, MA
Edward Everett40%0.3Boston, MA
Up Academy Holland25%0.6Boston, MA
Lilla G. Frederick Middle School18%0.6Boston, MA
King K-821%0.6Boston, MA
William E Russell42%0.7Boston, MA
Community Academy Of Science And Health55%0.7Boston, MA
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School56%0.7Boston, MA
Dorchester Academy55%0.7Boston, MA
Boston Collegiate Charter School76%0.7Boston, MA
John Winthrop37%0.8Boston, MA
Up Academy Charter School Of Dorchester48%0.9Boston, MA

Boston demographics profile

StatisticBostonMassachusettsNational
Population658,2796,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,61763091
Median age31.739.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English63%77%79%
Speak Spanish17%9%13%

Education level achieved in Boston

IndexBostonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.7%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%2.6%1.3%
Source: The Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.