Worcester Technical High School

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

1,355 students

Worcester Technical High School serves 1,355 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% 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 1355 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has declined by 7% 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 1,355 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
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 0.64 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 11:1 14:1
Asian
4%
6%
Hispanic
36%
17%
Black
12%
9%
White
47%
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.
0.64 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.
55%
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.
7%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,809 students has grown by 16% 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 26,809 1,400
Graduation Rate 79% 86%
District Total Revenue $411 MM $25 MM
District Spending $411 MM $24 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,796 $17,400
District Spending / Student $17,791 $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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WorcesterBelmont Street Community Elementary School
    Special Education School
    170 Belmont St
    WorcesterMA 01605
    (508)799-3588
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | 520 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WorcesterWawecus Road School
    Special Education School
    20 Wawecus Rd
    WorcesterMA 01605
    (508)799-3527
    Special Education School

    1 mi | 164 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • WorcesterCity View Elementary School
    80 Prospect St
    WorcesterMA 01605
    (508)799-3670
    1.1 mi | 577 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WorcesterMa Academy For Math And Science School
    85 Prescott St
    WorcesterMA 01605
    (508)831-5859
    1.1 mi | 95 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • WorcesterSeven Hills Charter School
    Charter School
    51 Gage St
    WorcesterMA 01605
    (508)799-7500
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 660 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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