PROFICIENCY 20% 69% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages

Next Wave Junior High is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Somerville" in Somerville, MA. There are a total of 20 students and 8 teachers at Next Wave Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 3 to 1. There are a total of 17 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Next Wave Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 69% lower than the Massachusetts average.


Student/Teacher ratio3:1
Free lunch17
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 Next Wave Junior 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

All<= 20%
7< 50%
8< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

All<= 20%
7< 50%
8< 50%
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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Next Wave Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 33.3% 36.1% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 9.5% 11.4% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 9.5% 9.1% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 47.6% 41.1% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 2.1% 3.3% 3.1%

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Somerville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)19,28463091
Median age31.639.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%53%55%
Speak English70%77%79%
Speak Spanish8%9%13%

Education level achieved in Somerville

Completed 8th grade88.0%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college71.8%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.4%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.6%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters27.6%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.6%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.2%2.6%1.3%
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Source: The Next Wave Junior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.