The English High School

  • The English High School serves 539 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The English High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • The English High School's student population of 539 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The English High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 The English High School is 0.53, 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#728 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The English High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
55%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The English High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
42%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The English High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The English High School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in The English High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The English High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.530.59
This chart display the diversity score of The English High School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate65-69%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of The English High School and public school graduation rate of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The English High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The English High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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