Charlestown High School



Charlestown High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Charlestown High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 250
10 190
11 219
12 255
UG 39

Charlestown High School is a public high school of the Boston School District located in Charlestown, MA. It has 953 students in grades 9th through 12th. Charlestown High School is the 136th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 6,150th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Total Students: 953
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.5

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Charlestown High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 524
(55%)
9,910
(51%)
 Female 429
(45%)
9,405
(49%)

Charlestown High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 419
(44%)
7,703
(40%)
 Hispanic 267
(28%)
6,058
(31%)
 Asian 198
(21%)
2,278
(12%)
 White 59
(6%)
2,822
(15%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
357
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

Charlestown High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 778
(82%)
11,991
(62%)
 Not Eligible 127
(13%)
6,069
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(5%)
1,255
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Charlestown High School is ranked 34th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Charlestown High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.7%) is significantly 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.

Charlestown High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1239
2006 1205
2007 1216
2008 1017
2009 901
2010 942
2011 952
2012 953

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 16.7
2007 15.2
2008 14.2
2009 13.2
2010 13.3
2011 12.4
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6908797417272
2006 0.70207468879668
2007 0.65213815789474
2008 0.80334316617502
2009 0.78801331853496
2010 0.79723991507431
2011 0.84873949579832
2012 0.86673662119622

Compare Charlestown High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 86.7%
 

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