Woburn High School

  • Woburn High School serves 1,333 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (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 92% (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 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Woburn High School's student population of 1,333 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Woburn High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Woburn High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. 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#118 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
74%
61%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Woburn High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.430.58
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Graduation Rate
92%
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 NameWoburn 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
  • Woburn Malcolm White
    Grades: K-5 | 322 students
    0.3 miles
    36 Bow Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781)937-8242
    0.3 K-5 322
  • Woburn Shamrock
    Grades: PK-5 | 331 students
    0.4 miles
    60 Green Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781)937-8241
    0.4 PK-5 331
  • Woburn John F Kennedy Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 507 students
    0.8 miles
    33 Middle Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781)937-8230
    0.8 6-8 507
  • Woburn Goodyear Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 321 students
    0.9 miles
    41 Central Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781)937-8237
    0.9 K-5 321
  • Woburn Wyman
    Grades: K-5 | 181 students
    0.9 miles
    677 Main Street
    Woburn, MA 01801
    (781)937-8243
    0.9 K-5 181

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