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URBAN SCIENCE ACADEMY

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Urban Science Academy Overview

Urban Science Academy is a part of the Boston school district in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. As of our last data update the school employs 48.36 full-time teachers. There are 587 students of which 366 receive a free lunch and 40 receive a price-reduced lunch.

Testing data (where available), resources, graphs, county-level educational attainment, and more can be located below. We also appreciate and encourage students, teachers, and family members to submit additional information, reviews, and comments below.

School Address

URBAN SCIENCE ACADEMY
1205 V.F.W. PARKWAY
WEST ROXBURY, MA 2132

Mailing Address

URBAN SCIENCE ACADEMY
1205 V.F.W. PARKWAY
WEST ROXBURY, MA 2132

General Information

Level: High School
District: Boston
Phone Number: 617-635-8930
School ID: 250279001898
Full-time Teachers: 48.36
Total Students: 587
Eligible for Free Lunch: 366
Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 40

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School Notes

This school has a student to teacher ratio of 12.14 students per full-time teacher compared to the Massachusetts average of 13.81 students per full-time teacher.

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Students, Teachers, and Free Lunch graphs

Number of Students 1

Full-time Teachers 1

Free Lunch Eligible 1

Legend mark for school points - Urban Science Academy Values
Legend mark for state points - Massachusetts Average Values
Legend mark for national points - National Average Values

*Values of 0 in the graphs above are typically indicative of missing or erroneous data.
The 2011-2012 school year is the most recently available data provided by the federal government for the above topics (total students, FTE teachers, and free lunches). More recent data if often available via the state's Department of Education link located in the 'Government Resources' box above.


Assessment Testing Scores and Results

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) 2014 Results
SubjectAdvancedProficientNeeds ImprovementWarning / Failing
English Language Arts9%80%10%1%
Math23%43%30%5%
Science2%23%58%16%

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - http://www.doe.mass.edu/

* Denotes data that was either not reported or not applicable

Previous Assessment Test Results

Test and Grade Level Proficient or better 2010-2011 Proficient or better 2011-2012
Math: All Students45-49%65-69%
Reading and Language Arts: All Students70-74%70-74%
Math: All Female40-59%60-69%
Reading and Language Arts: All Female70-79%70-79%
Math: All Male50-59%70-74%
Reading and Language Arts: All Male70-79%70-74%
Math: High School45-49%65-69%
Reading and Language Arts: High School70-74%70-74%
Notes:
>= means greater than or equal to
<= means less than or equal to
< means less than

Educational Attainment for Suffolk County (25 and Older)

Overall Educational Attainment

Male Educational Attainment

Female Educational Attainment

  1. Percent of Group without a HS Diploma
  2. Percent of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Percent of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Percent of Group with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Income by Educational Attainment for Suffolk County (25 and Older)

Overall Income by Educational Attainment

Male Income by Educational Attainment

Female Income by Educational Attainment

  1. Median Income of Group without a HS diploma
  2. Median Income of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Median Income of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Median Income of Group with a Bachelor's Degree
  5. Median Income of Group with a Professional Degree

Reviews and Ratings for URBAN SCIENCE ACADEMY

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Distance: ~1 miles

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Distance: ~1 miles

Closest Public Library Systems:

Dedham Public Library

43 Church St. Dedham, MA 2026
Distance: ~2 miles

Needham Free Public Library

1139 Highland Ave. Needham, MA 2494
Distance: ~3 miles

Newton Free Library

330 Homer Street Newton, MA 2459
Distance: ~4 miles

Sources:
1. NCES Common Core of Data 2008-2012 - http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/
Educational Attainment: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2013 5-Year American Community Survey