Essex Technical High School

  • Essex Technical High School serves 1,382 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 97% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Essex Technical High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Essex Technical High School's student population of 1,382 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers123 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Essex Technical High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Essex Technical High School is 0.31, 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#96 out of 1666 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
82%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.310.59
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Graduation Rate≥99%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEssex North Shore Agricultural And Technical School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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