West Roxbury Academy



West Roxbury Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Roxbury Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 156
10 158
11 182
12 149
UG 6

West Roxbury Academy is a public high school of the Boston School District located in West Roxbury, MA. It has 651 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Roxbury Academy is the 210th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 8,653rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 651
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.03

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West Roxbury Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 362
(56%)
9,910
(51%)
 Female 289
(44%)
9,405
(49%)

West Roxbury Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 313
(48%)
7,703
(40%)
 Hispanic 254
(39%)
6,058
(31%)
 White 63
(10%)
2,822
(15%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
357
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
2,278
(12%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

West Roxbury Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 459
(71%)
11,991
(62%)
 Not Eligible 144
(22%)
6,069
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(7%)
1,255
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Roxbury Academy is ranked 58th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Roxbury Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.9%) 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.

Compare West Roxbury Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 77.9%
 

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