Medford High School

489 Winthrop St

Medford, MA 02155-2349

Tel: (781)393-2301
Grades: 9-12

1,227 students

Medford High School serves 1,227 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Medford High School operates within the Medford School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1227 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,227 students
Medford High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Medford High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Medford High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Medford High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
6%
Medford High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
16%
Medford High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
21%
9%
Medford High School Black (1988-2012)
White
59%
66%
Medford High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Medford High School Sch Ethnicity Medford High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.60 0.32
Medford High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
30%
Medford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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%
Medford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,338 students has grown by 31% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Medford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 6,338 1,433
Medford School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 88% 86%
Medford School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $87 MM $25 MM
Medford School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $86 MM $24 MM
Medford School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,038 $17,400
Medford School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,898 $16,788
Medford School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Medford Vocational Technical High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mccall Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brooks School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MedfordMedford Vocational Technical High School
    Vocational School
    489 Winthrop St
    MedfordMA 02155
    (781)393-2260
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | 212 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MedfordBrooks School
    388 High St
    MedfordMA 02155
    (781)393-2166
    0.6 mi | 605 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ArlingtonThompson Elementary School
    180 Mountain Ave
    ArlingtonMA 02474
    (781)316-3754
    1.3 mi | 321 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MedfordMilton Fuller Roberts Elementary School
    35 Court St
    MedfordMA 02155
    (781)393-2155
    1.4 mi | 595 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ArlingtonJohn A Bishop Elementary School
    25 Columbia Rd
    ArlingtonMA 02474
    (781)316-3791
    1.5 mi | 386 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Middlesex County, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Middlesex County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.