Prospect Hill Academy Charter School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#499
College Readiness Index
45.8
Math Proficiency
3.2
English Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • KG–12 Grades
  • 1,115 Students
  • 85 Teachers

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
50 ESSEX ST
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139

Phone: (617) 284-7800

District: Prospect Hill Academy Charter (District)

Overview

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is ranked 24th within Massachusetts. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is 51 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 85 percent. Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is the only high school in the Prospect Hill Academy Charter (District).

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#499
State Rank
#24
Charter Rank
#71

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,115
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 85%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 63%
Full-Time Teachers 85

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 91%
Proficient in Math 79%
College Readiness Index 45.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served KG – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 1,115
Proficient in English (district average) 91%
Proficient in Math (district average) 79%
College Readiness (district average) 45.8

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