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Prospect Hill Academy Charter School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (617) 284-7800

50 Essex Street

Cambridge, Massachusetts


About Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
Kindergarten - 12th Grade
Charter school

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is the only school found in the Prospect Hill Academy Charter (District) of Massachusetts.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 1,150 students from Kindergarten to 12th Grade and is classified as a charter school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Prospect Hill Academy Charter School, the average teaching salary of $63,799 is lower than the Massachusetts state average of $71,958.

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Students by Year Group
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Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Fletcher/Maynard Academy258$37,9728.03$89,0670.71
Martin Luther King Jr.309$22,83610.92$78,4060.77
Amigos School370$19,07811.52$75,4500.65
Cambridge Street Upper School252$27,3048.08$76,5570.74
Albert F. Argenziano School at Lincoln Park581$2,78514.55$83,6040.66

Fletcher/Maynard Academy

Number of pupils258
Funding per pupil$37,972
Pupil teacher ratio8.03
Average teacher salary$89,067
Diversity index0.71

Martin Luther King Jr.

Number of pupils309
Funding per pupil$22,836
Pupil teacher ratio10.92
Average teacher salary$78,406
Diversity index0.77

Amigos School

Number of pupils370
Funding per pupil$19,078
Pupil teacher ratio11.52
Average teacher salary$75,450
Diversity index0.65

Cambridge Street Upper School

Number of pupils252
Funding per pupil$27,304
Pupil teacher ratio8.08
Average teacher salary$76,557
Diversity index0.74


Number of pupils270
Funding per pupil$27,500
Pupil teacher ratio9.23
Average teacher salary$75,570
Diversity index0.76

Albert F. Argenziano School at Lincoln Park

Number of pupils581
Funding per pupil$2,785
Pupil teacher ratio14.55
Average teacher salary$83,604
Diversity index0.66
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Fletcher/Maynard Academy0.23 miles
Martin Luther King Jr.0.3 miles
Amigos School0.5 miles
Cambridge Street Upper School0.58 miles
Kennedy-Longfellow0.72 miles
Albert F. Argenziano School at Lincoln Park0.8 miles
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Rankings within Massachusetts
There are 1885 schools in Massachusetts.
107thlargest school
79thhighest number of FTE teachers
554thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1295thhighest average teaching salary
268thhighest diversity index
127thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races32
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander96
American Indian or Aslaskan Native5
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander2

Out of 1150 students, with a diversity index of 0.63

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.4 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

6th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.