Urban Science Academy



Urban Science Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Urban Science Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 154
10 133
11 148
12 137
UG 4

Urban Science Academy is a public high school of the Boston School District located in West Roxbury, MA. It has 576 students in grades 9th through 12th. Urban Science Academy is the 230th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 9,557th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Total Students: 576
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.88

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Urban Science Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 313
(54%)
9,910
(51%)
 Female 263
(46%)
9,405
(49%)

Urban Science Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 295
(51%)
7,703
(40%)
 Hispanic 224
(39%)
6,058
(31%)
 White 39
(7%)
2,822
(15%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
2,278
(12%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
357
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
67
(0%)

Urban Science Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 390
(68%)
11,991
(62%)
 Not Eligible 145
(25%)
6,069
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(7%)
1,255
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Urban Science Academy is ranked 69th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Urban Science Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.8%) 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.

Urban Science Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 286
2006 319
2007 322
2008 327
2009 313
2010 301
2011 587
2012 576

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 16
2007 14.3
2008 15.4
2009 16.4
2010 14.6
2011 12.1
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73076923076923
2006 0.69278996865204
2007 0.72670807453416
2008 0.73394495412844
2009 0.78274760383387
2010 0.80066445182724
2011 0.69165247018739
2012 0.74826388888889

Compare Urban Science Academy 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 74.8%
 

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