PROFICIENCY 44% 31% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #52 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #75 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #1416 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

Dr. William Henderson Upper is a school servicing grades 5 to 11 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 361 students and 38 teachers at Dr. William Henderson Upper, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 248 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Dr. William Henderson Upper has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.0%, which is 31% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students361
Teachers37.65
Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch248
Reduced lunch0

 

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 Dr. William Henderson Upper, 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
All40%
3n/a
4n/a
560-69%
635-39%
711-19%
830-39%
High School40-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All48%
3n/a
4n/a
550-59%
650-54%
730-39%
830-39%
High School60-79%

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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Dr. William Henderson Upper race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 8.2% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 58.4% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 5.6% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.3% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.7% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.9% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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Dr. William Henderson Lower55%1.0Boston, MA
Joseph Lee41%1.0Boston, MA
O W Holmes35%1.1Boston, MA
Mildred Avenue K-834%1.2Boston, MA
Young Achievers40%1.2Boston, 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%
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Source: The Dr. William Henderson Upper data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.