Saugus High School

Saugus High School serves 656 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Saugus 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 10%) 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 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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 656 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students656 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Saugus 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 Saugus High School is 0.43, 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
#202 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
74%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.59
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaugus School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Saugus High School is Classical High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Belmonte Saugus Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Douglas Waybright (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saugus Douglas Waybright
    Grades: PK-5 | 231 students
    0.4 miles
    25 Talbot Street
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781) 231-5087
    0.4 PK-5 231
  • Saugus Belmonte Saugus Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 650 students
    0.5 miles
    25 Dow Street
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781) 231-5052
    0.5 6-8 650
  • Saugus Oaklandvale
    Grades: K-5 | 240 students
    0.7 miles
    266 Main Street
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781) 231-5082
    0.7 K-5 240
  • Saugus Veterans Memorial
    Grades: PK-5 | 541 students
    1.0 miles
    39 Hurd Avenue
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781) 231-8166
    1.0 PK-5 541
  • Saugus Lynnhurst
    Grades: K-5 | 270 students
    1.5 miles
    443 Walnut St/elm Street
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781) 231-5079
    1.5 K-5 270

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