Saugus High School

  • Saugus High School serves 678 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Saugus High School's student population of 678 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students678 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Saugus High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Saugus High School is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#522 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
19%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
76%
61%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Saugus High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.400.36
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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 NameSaugus School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saugus Douglas Waybright
    Grades: K-5 | 206 students
    0.4 miles
    25 Talbot Street
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781)231-5087
    0.4 K-5 206
  • Saugus Belmonte Saugus Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 652 students
    0.5 miles
    25 Dow Street
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781)231-5052
    0.5 6-8 652
  • Saugus Oaklandvale
    Grades: K-5 | 214 students
    0.7 miles
    266 Main Street
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781)231-5082
    0.7 K-5 214
  • Saugus Veterans Memorial
    Grades: K-5 | 508 students
    1.0 miles
    39 Hurd Avenue
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781)231-8166
    1.0 K-5 508
  • Saugus Lynnhurst
    Grades: K-5 | 235 students
    1.5 miles
    443 Walnut St/elm Street
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781)231-5079
    1.5 K-5 235

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