Fitchburg High School

140 Arn-how Farm Rd
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,293 students in grades 9-12, Fitchburg 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 25% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : 98% (Top 20% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Fitchburg High School's student population of 1,293 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,293 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

Fitchburg 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 Fitchburg High School is 0.62, 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.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1100 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25%
37%
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42%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fitchburg 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
56%
23%
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Black
7%
10%
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White
24%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Fitchburg High School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
98%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Fitchburg High School and public school graduation rate of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fitchburg 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 District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fitchburg High School's ranking?
Fitchburg High School is ranked #1100 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Fitchburg High School often compared to?
Fitchburg High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Leominster High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Fitchburg High School?
The graduation rate of Fitchburg High School is 98%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Fitchburg High School?
1,293 students attend Fitchburg High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Fitchburg High School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fitchburg High School?
Fitchburg High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Fitchburg High School offer ?
Fitchburg High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Fitchburg High School part of?
Fitchburg High School is part of Fitchburg School District.

School Reviews

5   6/1/2012
Wonderful education system! Beyond the reputation of Fitchburg FHS is astounding high school and beautiful high school as well.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - jazme

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : 98% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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