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Leominster Senior High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded

 
 

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Posted March 20, 2011

well, seeing that I am attending this school, I think I should put my two cents in. Most of the teachers are reasonable. Bathrooms? Seriously need to be fixed...not really fond of keeping the door closed with my foot. Food is pretty much terrible...but that's kind of typical. Basicly, it could be far better.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 9, 2009

The entire school community has an incredible ability to come together in times of crisis.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 8, 2009

Leominster High School has an amazing group of freshman teams who help to bring success to the 9th graders of Leominster as they take on the challenge of beginning their secondary education.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 7, 2009

Wonderful staff and students working together toward a common goal!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2009

Great students who make us proud daily with their energy, kindness, and spirit!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2009

This school is amazing! There are so many highly qualified staff working wonders with such a diverse, multi-cultural student body. The kids seem to know and appreciate this and give back to the school and community in so many ways! What a treat to work with these young adults and colleagues.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 20, 2009

Leominster High School offers a great education along with an infinite selection of electives and extra-curricular activity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

This school goes the extra mile to keep kids interested in learning
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2007

This is a good school, the only problem is that it needs a make over. SOme parts of the school are old and need repairs.
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

284 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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91%

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86%

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78%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

282 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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74%

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86%

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73%

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73%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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81%

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83%

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70%

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74%
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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students91%
Female93%
Male89%
African American90%
Asian80%
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Title I91%
Students with disabilities60%
English language learners38%

Math

All Students74%
Female77%
Male71%
African American64%
Asian70%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Title I74%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learners23%

Science

All Students81%
Female82%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Title I81%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Biology

The state average for Biology was 73% in 2013.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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91%

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84%

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81%

2010

 
 
63%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 65% in 2013.

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Introductory Physics

The state average for Introductory Physics was 63% in 2013.

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Tech/Engineering

The state average for Tech/Engineering was 49% in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering. The MCAS STE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Biology

All Students91%
Female90%
Male92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Title I91%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a

Chemistry

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Introductory Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Tech/Engineering

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering. The MCAS STE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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50%
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Math growth at this school

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

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SAT participation

65%

Average SAT score

1472

Graduation rate

89%


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 MCAS results from the state of Massachusetts.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts from the state of Massachusetts.

3 This rating is based on composite SAT scores, SAT participation (% of 11th graders taking the SAT), and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2012-13.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 67% 67%
Hispanic 21% 16%
Black 6% 8%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 6%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 35%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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122 Granite St
Leominster, MA 01453
Phone: (978) 534-7715

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