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grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade C minus
  4. College Prep
    grade C minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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High School of Commerce is a public school located in Springfield, MA. It has 1,015 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
67%
Average SAT
930
68 responses
Average ACT
24
7 responses
AP Enrollment
1%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$39,432
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$877
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$156,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
44%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
44%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 8 responses
  • Pep rally!
    50%
  • Going to PRIDE with GSA
    25%
  • Home coming
    25%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,015
Free or Reduced Lunch
79%
44%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$63,551
Teachers in First/Second Year
44.9%
46%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$19,083 / year
National
$12,239
40%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 15 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 15 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 15 responses

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