Prospect Hill Academy Charter School



Prospect Hill Academy Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 89
2 89
3 92
4 97
5 96
6 99
7 96
8 96
9 93
10 83
11 73
12 48

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is a public high school of the Prospect Hill Academy Charter District located in Cambridge, MA. It has 1,139 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is the 98th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 5,030th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,139
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 106.77

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Prospect Hill Academy Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 572
(50%)
572
(50%)
 Female 567
(50%)
567
(50%)

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 645
(57%)
645
(57%)
 Hispanic 227
(20%)
227
(20%)
 White 153
(13%)
153
(13%)
 Asian 76
(7%)
76
(7%)
 Two or More 35
(3%)
35
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 583
(51%)
583
(51%)
 Not Eligible 443
(39%)
443
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 113
(10%)
113
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is ranked 44th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prospect Hill Academy Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.1%) is higher than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 747
2006 828
2007 867
2008 926
2009 975
2010 1115
2011 1143
2012 1139

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.3
2006 12
2007 12.6
2008 13.3
2009 12.1
2010 13.2
2011 11.7
2012 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5528781793842
2006 0.51449275362319
2007 0.53402537485582
2008 0.54427645788337
2009 0.57538461538462
2010 0.63139013452915
2011 0.59842519685039
2012 0.61106233538191

Compare Prospect Hill Academy Charter School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 61.1%
 

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