Peabody Veterans Memorial High School

Tel: (978)536-4500
  • Peabody Veterans Memorial High School serves 1,693 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Peabody Veterans Memorial High School operates within the Peabody School District.
  • Peabody School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1693 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 134 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,693 students
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
15%
18%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
9%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
78%
64%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
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Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.37 0.34
Peabody Veterans Memorial 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.
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Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
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Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Peabody School District's student population of 5,972 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 82% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,040 in this district is less than the state average of $17,359. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,108 is less than the state average of $17,039. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Peabody School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 5,972 1,368
Peabody School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Peabody School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $24 MM
Peabody School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $80 MM $23 MM
Peabody School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,040 $17,359
Peabody School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $13,108 $17,039
Peabody School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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