PROFICIENCY 90% 40% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 9 in Medford
  • Ranked #1 of 9 in Medford
  • Ranked #113 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
53%Medford
53%Medford
64%Massachusetts

Medford High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Medford" in Medford, MA. There are a total of 1,176 students and 98 teachers at Medford High, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 339 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Medford High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 90.0%, which is 40% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1176
Teachers97.76
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch339
Reduced lunch46

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment165
Taking some courses144
Taking some courses (not tests)16
Passing some courses127
Passing no courses15

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Medford High, there are a total of 165 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 144 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All85%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School85-89%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All95%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School>= 95%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Medford High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 60.8% 62.5% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 18.4% 16.0% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 10.0% 8.5% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.4% 9.7% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.0% 3.0% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Medford Vocational Technical High75%0.0Medford, MA
Brooks School59%0.6Medford, MA
Thompson77%1.4Arlington, MA
Milton Fuller Roberts41%1.4Medford, MA
Mccall Middle School87%1.5Winchester, MA
Lincoln Elementary88%1.5Winchester, MA
John A Bishop81%1.5Arlington, MA
West Somerville Neighborhood66%1.6Somerville, MA
John J. Mcglynn Middle School54%1.9Medford, MA
Madeleine Dugger Andrews63%1.9Medford, MA
Ambrose Elementary86%1.9Winchester, MA
Winchester High School99%1.9Winchester, MA

Medford demographics profile

StatisticMedfordMassachusettsNational
Population57,1806,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,05963091
Median age35.939.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%53%55%
Speak English72%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%9%13%

Education level achieved in Medford

IndexMedfordMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school90.2%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college68.3%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.1%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.5%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters23.1%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.7%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%2.6%1.3%
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Source: The Medford High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.