Peabody Veterans Memorial High School

485 Lowell St

Peabody, MA 01960-1392

Tel: (978)536-4500
Grades 9-12
1,837 students
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School serves 1,837 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School operates within the Peabody School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1837 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,837 students
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 141 teachers
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 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 13:1 14:1
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
15%
17%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
9%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
80%
65%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Peabody Veterans Memorial High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.34 0.33
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
26%
34%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
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.
3%
5%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,398 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,244 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Peabody School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 6,146 1,376
Peabody School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Peabody School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $88 MM $29 MM
Peabody School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $93 MM $28 MM
Peabody School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,398 $20,216
Peabody School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,244 $19,181
Peabody School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 North Shore Regional Vocational High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J Henry Higgins Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John E. Mccarthy Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PeabodyJohn E. Mccarthy Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 304 students76 Lake St
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (978)536-5625
    1.4PK-5304
  • DanversHighlands Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 398 students190 Hobart St
    DanversMA 01923
    (978)774-5011
    1.7KG-5398
  • PeabodyCenter Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 390 students18 Irving St
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (978)536-5475
    1.8KG-5390
  • PeabodyWest Memorial Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 280 students15 Bow St
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (978)536-5850
    2PK-5280
  • PeabodyJ Henry Higgins Middle School
    2.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1272 students21 Johnson St
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (978)536-6527
    2.16-81272

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