East Boston High School

86 White Street
East Boston, MA 02128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,111 students in grades 7-12, East Boston High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 84% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

East Boston High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute

School Overview

East Boston High School's student population of 1,111 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
91 teachers
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School Rankings

East Boston High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of East Boston High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
#1334 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
37%
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25-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
81%
23%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
11%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.33
This chart display the diversity score of East Boston High School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
84%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East Boston High School's ranking?
East Boston High School is ranked #1334 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are East Boston High School often compared to?
East Boston High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Charlestown High School, Fenway High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of East Boston High School?
The graduation rate of East Boston High School is 84%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend East Boston High School?
1,111 students attend East Boston High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of East Boston High School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Boston High School?
East Boston High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does East Boston High School offer ?
East Boston High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is East Boston High School part of?
East Boston High School is part of Boston School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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