Ipswich High School

Ipswich High School serves 516 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ipswich 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 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 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Ipswich High School's student population of 516 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Ipswich High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Ipswich High School is 0.19, 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
#75 out of 1666 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
90%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.59
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIpswich School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ipswich High School is Hamilton-wenham Regional High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ipswich Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ipswich Ipswich Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 440 students
    0.0 miles
    130 High Street
    Ipswich, MA 01938
    (978) 356-3535
    0.0 6-8 440
  • Ipswich Winthrop
    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
    0.7 miles
    65 Central Street
    Ipswich, MA 01938
    (978) 356-2976
    0.7 PK-5 378
  • Ipswich Paul F Doyon Memorial
    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
    1.6 miles
    216 Linebrook Rd
    Ipswich, MA 01938
    (978) 356-5506
    1.6 PK-5 401
  • Rowley Pine Grove
    Grades: PK-6 | 451 students
    2.4 miles
    191 Main Street
    Rowley, MA 01969
    (978) 948-2520
    2.4 PK-6 451
  • South Hamilton Miles River Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 383 students
    4.1 miles
    787 Bay Rd
    South Hamilton, MA 01982
    (978) 468-0362
    4.1 6-8 383

School Reviews

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A. High end programs involving everything u can at any level. B. Manditory music, art, or sports ect.programs will allow a high achievers student and will become wanted at any college. Wide variety of programs. C. Ipswich highschool is home to the Superbowl champs, and the State finals in basketball of 2 years in a rown, and every other division made it to the finals for years straight. All students recieve awards. E. Parents are involved with every aspect of the school. Required that they are involved mainy in Acedemics, and sports.
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