Arlington High School

  • Arlington High School serves 1,253 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 93% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 98% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Arlington High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Arlington High School's student population of 1,253 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arlington High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arlington High School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#33 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
77%
63%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arlington High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.390.34
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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