CCSC earned a #1 ranking statewide on the MCAS in 2012. All 10th graders scored advanced or proficient on the English and math MCAS. Students’ learning growth also topped the state rankings, averaging over 80% in both math and English.
Every CCSC senior since our first graduating class has gained college admission, over 90% to four-year schools.
CCSC students begin every school day with a handshake greeting at the door by a teacher or administrator. More about The Handshake Tradition.
Our small size (360 students in grades 7-12) and low student to teacher ratio (11:1) mean every student is well known as a learner and as an individual by our caring and committed teachers and advisors.
Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) is a silent reading period for the whole school 4 days a week. Students choose books they enjoy reading and that are at the right level of challenge from our library.
The Senior Internship Program is the capstone of our academic program. It is required for all graduates and provides a meaningful pre-professional experience before college.
Community Charter School of Cambridge (CCSC) is pleased to announce that Steve Vinter, the Cambridge site director of Google, Inc., has joined the school’s Board of Trustees. A founding board member and currently Vice President of the Kendall Square Association, he brings deep ties to the local technology community and three decades of experience in the industry.
Get the inside scoop about life at CCSC by visiting our new blog, “The CCSC Scene,” at blog.ccscambridge.org.
The blog will feature posts on community life, school traditions, field trips, events, extracurricular activities, and more. Every Thursday we will post the weekly shout-outs recognizing individuals who exemplify the school’s core values of courage, commitment, scholarship and citizenship.
Community Charter School of Cambridge science teacher Heather Haines has been selected as one of 11 semifinalists in the 2014 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year Program. Each year, hundreds of teachers from public schools across the Commonwealth are nominated, and all go through a rigorous application and interview process, leading up to the final selection in early May.