Dedham High School

  • Dedham High School serves 739 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Dedham High School's student population of 739 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students739 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dedham High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dedham High School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#56 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
19%
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Black
12%
9%
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White
70%
61%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.480.58
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Graduation Rate≥95%
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 NameDedham School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dedham Dedham Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 631 students
    0.2 miles
    70 Whiting Avenue
    Dedham, MA 02026
    (781)310-7000
    0.2 6-8 631
  • Dedham Avery
    Grades: 1-5 | 308 students
    0.3 miles
    336 High Street
    Dedham, MA 02026
    (781)310-5000
    0.3 1-5 308
  • Dedham Oakdale
    Grades: 1-5 | 272 students
    0.6 miles
    147 Cedar Street
    Dedham, MA 02026
    (781)310-6000
    0.6 1-5 272
  • Dedham Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 282 students
    1.2 miles
    322 Sprague Street
    Dedham, MA 02026
    (781)310-8000
    1.2 PK-K 282
  • West Roxbury Beethoven
    Grades: PK-3 | 329 students
    1.3 miles
    5125 Washington Street
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    (617)635-8149
    1.3 PK-3 329

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