Billerica Memorial High School

35 River Street
Billerica, MA 01821
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Billerica Memorial High School serves 1,340 students in grades 9-12.
Billerica Memorial High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Billerica Memorial High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Billerica Memorial High School's student population of 1,340 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
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School Comparison

Billerica Memorial High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Billerica Memorial High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#102 out of 1666 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
82%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.59
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBillerica School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Billerica Memorial High School is Shawsheen Valley Vocational Technical High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parker (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Billerica Parker Math: 46% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 502 students
    0.2 miles
    52 River Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8610
    0.2 K-5 502
  • Billerica Marshall Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 652 students
    0.6 miles
    15 Floyd Street
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8670
    0.6 6-8 652
  • North Billerica Frederick J Dutile Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 273 students
    1.1 miles
    10 Dutile School Road
    North Billerica, MA 01862
    (978) 528-8530
    1.1 K-5 273
  • Billerica Locke Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 506 students
    1.4 miles
    110 Allen Road
    Billerica, MA 01821
    (978) 528-8650
    1.4 6-8 506
  • North Billerica Hajjar Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
    1.8 miles
    59 Rogers Street
    North Billerica, MA 01862
    (978) 528-8550
    1.8 K-5 462

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