Medford High School

489 Winthrop Street

Medford, MA 02155

Tel: (781)393-2301
  • Medford High School serves 1,176 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Medford High School operates within the Medford School District.
  • Medford School District's 84% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1176 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,176 students
Medford High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Medford High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
Medford High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Medford High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Medford High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
9%
6%
Medford High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
10%
18%
Medford High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
18%
9%
Medford High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
61%
64%
Medford High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Medford High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Medford High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Medford High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.55
Medford High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
36%
Medford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
4%
Medford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Medford School District's student population of 4,514 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,801 is higher than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,702 is higher than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Medford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 4,514 1,368
Medford School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 85%
Medford School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $25 MM
Medford School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $95 MM $25 MM
Medford School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,801 $18,534
Medford School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $20,702 $18,197
Medford School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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