Worcester Technical High School

1 Skyline Dr,

Worcester, MA, 01605-2885

Tel: (508)799-1940
Grades: 9-12

1,366 students

Worcester Technical High School serves 1,366 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Worcester Technical High School operates within the Worcester School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1366 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,366 students
Worcester Technical High School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Worcester Technical High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Worcester Technical High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Worcester Technical High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
6%
Worcester Technical High School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
34%
16%
Worcester Technical High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
10%
9%
Worcester Technical High School Black (1999-2012)
White
48%
66%
Worcester Technical High School White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Worcester Technical High School Sch Ethnicity Worcester Technical 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.
0.65 0.79
Worcester Technical High School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
54%
30%
Worcester Technical 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.
7%
5%
Worcester Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,522 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Worcester School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
3
Number of Students Managed 26,522 1,350
Worcester School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 86%
Worcester School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $411 MM n/a
Worcester School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $411 MM n/a
Worcester School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,796 $0
Worcester School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,791 $0
Worcester 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 Ma Academy For Math And Science School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Burncoat Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Belmont Street Community Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Worcester Belmont Street Community Elementary School
    Special Education School
    170 Belmont St
    Worcester , MA , 01605
    (508)799-3588
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Worcester Wawecus Road School
    Special Education School
    20 Wawecus Rd
    Worcester , MA , 01605
    (508)799-3527
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  146  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Worcester City View Elementary School
    80 Prospect St
    Worcester , MA , 01605
    (508)799-3670
    1.1  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Worcester Ma Academy For Math And Science School
    85 Prescott St
    Worcester , MA , 01605
    (508)831-5859
    1.1  mi  |  91  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Worcester Seven Hills Charter School
    Charter School
    51 Gage St
    Worcester , MA , 01605
    (508)799-7500
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  664  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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Worcester, 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 0.72, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Worcester is Gates Lane Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.