Medford High School

489 Winthrop St

Medford, MA 02155-2349

Tel: (781)393-2301
Grades 9-12
1,155 students
Medford High School serves 1,155 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Medford High School operates within the Medford School District.
Medford School District's 84% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1155 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,155 students
Medford High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Medford High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Medford High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Medford High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Medford High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
10%
6%
Medford High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
8%
17%
Medford High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
19%
9%
Medford High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
62%
65%
Medford High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Medford High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.33
Medford High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
34%
Medford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Medford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Medford School District's student population of 4,590 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,153 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,016 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Medford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 4,590 1,376
Medford School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 85%
Medford School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $29 MM
Medford School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $78 MM $28 MM
Medford School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $16,153 $20,216
Medford School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $16,016 $19,181
Medford School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Medford Vocational Technical High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John J. Mcglynn Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brooks School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MedfordMedford Vocational Technical High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 218 students
    0.1 miles
    489 Winthrop St
    MedfordMA 02155
    (781)393-2260
    0.19-12218
  • MedfordBrooks School
    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
    0.6 miles
    388 High St
    MedfordMA 02155
    (781)393-2166
    0.6PK-5553
  • ArlingtonThompson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 358 students
    1.3 miles
    187 Everett St
    ArlingtonMA 02474
    (781)316-3769
    1.3KG-5358
  • MedfordMilton Fuller Roberts Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
    1.4 miles
    35 Court St
    MedfordMA 02155
    (781)393-2155
    1.4PK-5565
  • ArlingtonJohn A Bishop Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 412 students
    1.5 miles
    25 Columbia Rd
    ArlingtonMA 02474
    (781)316-3791
    1.5KG-5412

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