Peabody Veterans Memorial High School

485 Lowell St,

Peabody, MA, 01960-1392

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

1,836 students

Peabody Veterans Memorial High School serves 1,836 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 1836 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,836 students
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 141 teachers
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Peabody Veterans Memorial 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 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.52. 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 (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
16%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
9%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Black (1989-2012)
White
80%
66%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Sch Ethnicity Peabody Veterans Memorial 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.
0.34 0.52
Peabody Veterans Memorial 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.
23%
30%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,382 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 6,382 1,435
Peabody School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 83% 86%
Peabody School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $25 MM
Peabody School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $94 MM $24 MM
Peabody School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,933 $17,400
Peabody School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,016 $16,788
Peabody 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 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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