Marblehead High School

  • Marblehead High School serves 1,037 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Marblehead 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Marblehead High School's student population of 1,037 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,037 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marblehead 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 Marblehead High School is 0.24, 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#17 out of 1666 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
87%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.59
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarblehead School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marblehead Malcolm L Bell
    Grades: K-3 | 273 students
    0.2 miles
    40 Baldwin Rd
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781) 639-3170
    0.2 K-3 273
  • Marblehead Glover
    Grades: PK-3 | 370 students
    0.6 miles
    9 Maple Street
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781) 639-3190
    0.6 PK-3 370
  • Marblehead Marblehead Veterans Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 489 students
    0.6 miles
    217 Pleasant Street
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781) 639-3120
    0.6 7-8 489
  • Marblehead Village School
    Grades: 4-6 | 636 students
    0.7 miles
    93 Village Street
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781) 639-3159
    0.7 4-6 636
  • Marblehead L H Coffin
    Grades: 2-3 | 153 students
    1.2 miles
    1 Turner Rd
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781) 639-3180
    1.2 2-3 153

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