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Foxborough Regional Charter School Ranks as One of Boston Magazine's Top Charter Schools

Foxborough Regional Charter School ranks second out of 22 charter schools evaluated in the Greater Boston area by Boston Magazine.

The Foxborough Regional Charter School is one of the best in Greater Boston area, according to Boston Magazine’s Best Schools 2012 issue.

The FRCS was ranked second out of 22 charter schools and 230 overall evaluated by Boston Magazine in the Greater Boston area.

Among the charter schools ranked, only Salem Academy Charter School came in ahead of FRCS.

Data gathered included test scores, number of AP classes, graduation rate, percentage of students who continue on to college, as well as the number of sports teams and clubs. 

FRCS statistics included:

  • Enrollment: 1,202
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14.2
  • Per Pupil Expenditure: N/A
  • Percent Graduation Rate: 100 percent
  • Percent to College: 100 percent

Methodology

According to Boston Magazine: The rankings were computed by statistician George Recck, director of the Math Resources Center at Babson College. The magazine gathered the most recent available data on area school districts by consulting school officials and websites, as well as the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. With this information, Recck calculated the mean scores for each category, then ranked the districts based on a weighted average of each school data point’s difference from the mean. Only schools serving cities and towns within the Greater Boston I-495 boundary were included.

To see the rankings of all 230 schools surveyed, click here.

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