PROFICIENCY 57% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #33 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #49 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #1133 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

West Roxbury Academy is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 579 students and 50 teachers at West Roxbury Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 407 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

West Roxbury Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.0%, which is 11% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students579
Teachers50.07
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch407
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment59
Taking some courses47
Taking some courses (not tests)15
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses38

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 West Roxbury Academy, there are a total of 59 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 47 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

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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West Roxbury Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 9.5% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 47.9% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 39.6% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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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 West Roxbury Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.