Taunton High School

50 Williams St,

Taunton, MA, 02780-2710

Tel: (508)821-1101
Grades: 8-12

2,378 students

Taunton High School serves 2,378 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Taunton High School operates within the Taunton School District.

Overview

The student population of 2378 students has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 2,378 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 151 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 16:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
10%
16%
Black
9%
9%
White
74%
66%
Unknown
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.43
0.52
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 35%
30%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
5%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,788 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Taunton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
n/a
Number of Students Managed 7,788
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bristol-plymouth Vocational Technical (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is John F Parker Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elizabeth Pole (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended March 20, 2011 - Taunton High offers something for everyone. I know of many students who are successful in college and in life because of the opportunites this school has given. The teachers care about every student. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 30, 2010 - Like many public schools there is too much emphasis on conformity and teachers act more like babysitters for teens rather than guides to a productive adult life. Even for those who receive good teaching from well intentioned staff, without knowing your options of how to apply knowledge after highschool Taunton is a deadend for even the brightest. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended November 30, 2009 - This school is amazing. It's band program is exception and the student involvement is top of the line. The slogan: "A Connected Student is a Better Student" is extremely true. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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