East Boston High School

  • East Boston High School serves 1,344 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 73% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • East Boston 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 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • East Boston High School's student population of 1,344 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,344 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of East Boston High School
Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Boston 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 East Boston High School is 0.36, 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#507 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
79%
20%
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Black
7%
9%
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White
11%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Boston High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.360.59
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Graduation Rate
74%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Boston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Boston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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