South Hadley High School

  • South Hadley High School serves 555 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Hadley High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) 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 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • South Hadley High School's student population of 555 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students555 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Hadley High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 South Hadley High School is 0.26, 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#75 out of 1666 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
86%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.59
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Hadley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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There should be a SAFE environment for children to learn. With the current death of Phoebe Prince, there should have been more programs and awareness of the cause of bullying. If this action would have taken place, Phoebe Prince could still be alive, living her normal teenage years. Because this action was not taken, this administration is highly expected to inform all students of the consequences of bullying. I expect as a average student, to be safe in my school, but if other peers should chose to behave in such a manner then I choose to not partake in this administration. And hope for the consequences to be brought down on those who chose to pursue such actions upon Phoebe Prince.
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Does not provide a safe learning environment for its students. Administrators of the School and School District as well as some School Committee members are self serving lackeys who are now staging cover ups to protect their own interests.
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