Match Charter Public School is an innovative, high-performing free public school in Boston. Match is widely recognized for its success in preparing students for success in college and careers.
Match currently includes four campuses, and these campuses span grades preK-12. Match is expanding, and 1,250 students will ultimately be enrolled in Match.
Throughout the preK-12 experience, students at Match experience the following:
- At least two hours per day of individual or small group tutoring in addition to conventional class-based instruction
- An extended school day
- World-class teachers
- Unwaveringly high expectations
Match Next, which opened in Fall 2014, is a "school within a school" at the middle school level. Match Next builds upon one of the most successful practices of the original Match schools – high-dosage tutoring. In the original Match model, each student receives two hours of supplemental tutoring each day in addition to traditional classroom instruction. In the Match Next model,
students do not spend any time in a traditional classroom, and instead
work directly with tutors, and targeted technology, for all of their
Contact: Ray Schleck, Principal, Match Next
Contact Title: Director of Digital Learning, Research and Implementation
Match Charter Public School
215 Forest Hills Ave.
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Telephone: (857) 203-9668
In 2013-2014 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
In 2013-2014 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering. The MCAS STE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.