Peabody Veterans Memorial High School

  • Peabody Veterans Memorial High School serves 1,480 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 87% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Peabody Veterans Memorial High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Peabody Veterans Memorial High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Peabody Veterans Memorial High School's student population of 1,480 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peabody Veterans Memorial High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Peabody Veterans Memorial High School is 0.38, 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#247 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
77%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.59
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Graduation Rate
84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeabody School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Peabody John E. Mccarthy
    Grades: PK-5 | 354 students
    1.4 miles
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  • Danvers Highlands
    Grades: K-5 | 373 students
    1.7 miles
    190 Hobart Street
    Danvers, MA 01923
    (978) 774-5011
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  • Peabody Center
    Grades: K-5 | 394 students
    1.8 miles
    18 Irving Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-5475
    1.8 K-5 394
  • Peabody West Memorial
    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
    2.0 miles
    15 Bow Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-5850
    2.0 PK-5 248
  • Peabody J Henry Higgins Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,366 student
    2.1 miles
    85 Perkins Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-4800
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