PROFICIENCY 32% 50% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 11 in Holyoke
  • Ranked #7 of 14 in Holyoke
  • Ranked #1578 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
30%Holyoke
37%Holyoke
64%Massachusetts

Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Holyoke" in Holyoke, MA. There are a total of 403 students and 52 teachers at Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of 350 free lunch students and 8 reduced lunch students.

Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 50% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students403
Teachers52.29
Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch350
Reduced lunch8

 

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 Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High, 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
All15-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School45-49%

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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Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 6.9% 17.0% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 1.7% 2.9% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 1.0% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 90.9% 77.4% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 1.7% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Maurice A Donahue Elementary23%0.5Holyoke, MA
Holyoke Community Charter School41%0.5Holyoke, MA
Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School84%0.9Holyoke, MA
Lt Elmer J Mcmahon Elementary35%1.0Holyoke, MA
Gen John J Stefanik62%1.1Chicopee, MA
Morgan Full Service Community School11%1.1Holyoke, MA
William R. Peck School18%1.4Holyoke, MA
Holyoke High73%1.6Holyoke, MA
Gateway To College At Holyoke Community College50%1.6Holyoke, MA
Lambert-lavoie70%1.8Chicopee, MA
H.b. Lawrence School27%1.9Holyoke, MA
Chicopee Comprehensive High School81%2.0Chicopee, MA

Holyoke demographics profile

StatisticHolyokeMassachusettsNational
Population40,2806,742,143318,558,162
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

IndexHolyokeMassachusettsNational
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%
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Source: The Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.