Springfield High School

Dickenson Bldg 37 Alderman St
Springfield, MA 01108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Springfield High School serves 203 students in grades 9-12.
Springfield High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 10-14% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Springfield High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Springfield High School's student population of 203 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Springfield High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Springfield High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#652 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
71%
23%
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Black
16%
10%
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White
11%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
10-14%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Springfield High School's ranking?
Springfield High School is ranked #652 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Springfield High School often compared to?
Springfield High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Springfield Central High School, Springfield High School Of Science And Technology by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Springfield High School?
The graduation rate of Springfield High School is 10-14%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Springfield High School?
203 students attend Springfield High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Springfield High School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Springfield High School?
Springfield High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Springfield High School offer ?
Springfield High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Springfield High School part of?
Springfield High School is part of Springfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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