PROFICIENCY 37% 42% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #77 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #96 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #1522 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

James Otis is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 379 students and 28 teachers at James Otis, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 269 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

James Otis has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 42% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students379
Teachers27.71
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch269
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 James Otis, 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
All45-49%
340-49%
440-49%
530-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25-29%
330-39%
420-29%
520-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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James Otis race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 13.8% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 2.5% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 79.8% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.8% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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Donald Mckay41%0.4Boston, MA
Samuel Adams42%0.7Boston, MA
Excel Academy Charter School79%0.9Boston, MA
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Harvard-kent40%1.2Boston, MA
Eugene Wright Science And Technology Academy24%1.3Chelsea, MA
Joseph A. Browne School26%1.3Chelsea, 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 James Otis data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.