2012 -2013 Student Home Language

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Home Language(1)Number of Students Home Language(1) Number of Students
Albanian4Macedonian1
Amharic165Mandarin8
Arabic109Nepali23
Armenian2Norwegian9
Bengali127Patois1
Bulgarian3Polish4
Canton3Portuguese80
Cape Verdean14Punjabi / Panjabi2
Catalan1Pushtu / Pashtu5
Chichewa1Romanian1
Chinese Languages98Russian9
Crioulo3Serbo-Croatian4
Danish4Slovene1
Dutch5Somali47
Dzongkha Tibetan2Spanish364
English4644Swahili7
Farsi2Swedish3
Finnish1Tagalog1
French35Tamil2
German24Telugu1
Greek4Thai1
Gujarati28Tibetan9
Haitian (Creole)259Tigre17
Hebrew26Tigrinya24
Hindi10Tongan1
Hungarian1Turkish8
Indian, South Asia2Twi (Akan)1
Indo-European2Urdu17
Italian16Vietnamese5
Japanese20Other Languages42
Kinyarwandu1English4644
Korean47  

Footnotes:

  1. Home Language refers to the primary language spoken in the home of the student, not to the student's ability to speak English. These data are also referred to as PLINE data, which stands for "Primary Language is Not English".

Source: Cambridge Public Schools, October 1, 2013 student census.

For More Information

For more information about socioeconomic and demographic statistics about Cambridge, please contact Cliff Cook, ccook@cambridgema.gov, Planning Information Manager, at 617/349-4656.