Holyoke High School

  • Holyoke High School serves 1,285 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (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 82% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Holyoke High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Holyoke High School's student population of 1,285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holyoke High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Holyoke High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. 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#483 out of 1667 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Holyoke 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)
82%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Holyoke 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 Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
73%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Holyoke High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Holyoke High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
23%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Holyoke High School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holyoke High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.420.58
This chart display the diversity score of Holyoke High School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Holyoke High School and public school graduation rate of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holyoke High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHolyoke School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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