Hingham High School

17 Union Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Hingham High School serves 1,205 students in grades 9-12.
Hingham High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,205 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Hingham High School's student population of 1,205 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
96 teachers
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School Rankings

Hingham High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hingham High School is 0.24, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#18 out of 1644 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
23%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
87%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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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 Hingham High School's ranking?
Hingham High School is ranked #18 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Hingham High School often compared to?
Hingham High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Norwell High School, Hull High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
82% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 91% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hingham High School?
The graduation rate of Hingham High School is 99%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Hingham High School?
1,205 students attend Hingham High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Hingham High School students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hingham High School?
Hingham High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Hingham High School offer ?
Hingham High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hingham High School part of?
Hingham High School is part of Hingham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,205 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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