Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical

  • Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical serves 2,153 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (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.
  • Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical 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 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical's student population of 2,153 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 199 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,153 students
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Total Classroom Teachers199 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical 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 Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical is 0.53, 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#93 out of 1666 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
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
1%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
20%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
65%
60%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.59
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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