Classical High School

  • Classical High School serves 1,663 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 72% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Classical High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Classical High School's student population of 1,663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,663 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Classical High School
Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Classical High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Classical High School is 0.63, which is more 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#600 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
55%
20%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
22%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Classical High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.630.59
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Graduation Rate
75%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Classical High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLynn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.7 miles
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  • Lynn A Drewicz Elementary School
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    0.8 miles
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    Lynn, MA 01905
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