Essex Technical High School

  • Essex Technical High School serves 1,307 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

Essex Technical High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Essex Technical High School's student population of 1,307 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,307 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Essex Technical High School
Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Essex Technical High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Essex Technical High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Essex Technical High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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#271 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Essex Technical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Essex Technical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
13%
19%
Black
1%
9%
White
82%
61%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Essex Technical High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.310.35
Graduation Rate
97%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Essex Technical High School and public school graduation rate of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEssex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Danvers Ivan G Smith
    Grades: K-5 | 286 students
    1.2 miles
    15 Lobao Drive
    Danvers, MA 01923
    (978)774-1350
    1.2 K-5 286
  • Middleton Fuller Meadow
    Grades: K-2 | 221 students
    1.6 miles
    143 South Main Street
    Middleton, MA 01949
    (978)750-4756
    1.6 K-2 221
  • Middleton Howe-manning
    Grades: 3-6 | 478 students
    1.9 miles
    26 Central Street
    Middleton, MA 01949
    (978)739-2800
    1.9 3-6 478
  • Danvers Highlands
    Grades: K-5 | 374 students
    2.0 miles
    190 Hobart Street
    Danvers, MA 01923
    (978)774-5011
    2.0 K-5 374
  • Danvers Great Oak
    Grades: K-5 | 302 students
    2.1 miles
    76 Pickering Street
    Danvers, MA 01923
    (978)774-2533
    2.1 K-5 302

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