Peabody Veterans Memorial High School

485 Lowell St

Peabody, MA 01960-1392

Tel: (978)536-4500
Grades: 9-12

1,820 students

Peabody Veterans Memorial High School serves 1,820 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 34%.
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School operates within the Peabody School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1820 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 142 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,820 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 142 teachers
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 0.34 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
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
15%
17%
Black
3%
9%
White
80%
66%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
24%
32%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,441 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Peabody School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 6,441 1,400
Graduation Rate 83% 86%
District Total Revenue $93 MM $25 MM
District Spending $94 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,933 $17,400
District Spending / Student $15,016 $16,788
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Shore Regional Vocational High School (2.6 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 (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PeabodyJohn E. Mccarthy Elementary School
    76 Lake St
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (978)536-5625
    1.3 mi | 307 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DanversHighlands Elementary School
    190 Hobart St
    DanversMA 01923
    (978)774-5011
    1.8 mi | 402 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PeabodyCenter Elementary School
    18 Irving St
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (978)536-5475
    1.9 mi | 365 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PeabodyWest Memorial Elementary School
    15 Bow St
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (978)536-5850
    1.9 mi | 283 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PeabodyJ Henry Higgins Middle School
    1 King St Ext
    PeabodyMA 01960
    (978)536-4800
    2.1 mi | 1328 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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