The English High School

4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
2
Grades
9-12
Students
559
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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MCAS Science and Technology/Engineering (MCAS STE) Tests
Physics
34%
State avg: 70%
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)
Math
65%
English
84%
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1/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
52%
State avg: 85%
AP course participation
6%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
53%
State avg: 72%
9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
52%
Black
43%
White
3%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
199 :1
State avg: 357 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
49%
State avg: 14%
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2 Reviews
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Neighborhood
144 McBride Street
Boston, MA 02130
Ligia Noriega-Murphy - Principal
(617) 635-8988
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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