Medford High School

  • Medford High School serves 1,174 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (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 93% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Medford High School's student population of 1,174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Medford High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Medford High School is 0.58, which is equal to 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#155 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
19%
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Black
18%
9%
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White
61%
61%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Medford High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.580.58
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMedford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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