Worcester Technical High School

Worcester Technical High School serves 1,389 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (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 96% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Worcester Technical 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 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Worcester Technical High School's student population of 1,389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 138 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers138 teachers
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School Comparison

Worcester Technical 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 Worcester Technical High School is 0.70, which is more 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
#69 out of 1666 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
37%
20%
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Black
16%
9%
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White
37%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.59
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Worcester Technical High School is Ma Academy For Math And Science School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Seven Hills Charter School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Belmont Street Community (0.7 miles away)
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