Worcester Technical High School

  • Worcester Technical High School serves 1,404 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Worcester Technical High School operates within the Worcester School District.
  • Worcester School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1404 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 131 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,404 students
Worcester Technical High School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Worcester Technical High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Worcester Technical High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Worcester Technical High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Worcester Technical High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
6%
6%
Worcester Technical High School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
37%
18%
Worcester Technical High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
14%
9%
Worcester Technical High School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
41%
64%
Worcester Technical High School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Worcester Technical High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Worcester Technical High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Worcester Technical High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.55
Worcester Technical High School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
36%
Worcester Technical High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
4%
Worcester Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Worcester School District's student population of 25,254 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,636 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,824 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Worcester School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
3
Number of Students Managed 25,254 1,368
Worcester School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 85%
Worcester School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $433 MM $25 MM
Worcester School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $438 MM $25 MM
Worcester School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,636 $18,534
Worcester School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,824 $18,197
Worcester School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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