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Revere High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 1530 students

 

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Posted August 29, 2014

Honestly this school is horrible. Teachers treats students with no respect and administrative doesn't help at all. What happened to give respect get respect. Hate this ducking school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 31, 2010

Revere High School is a high quality school with an exceptional leadership team that puts students' interest at the center of its priorities. As a result, the standardized test results have gone up dramatically in recent years. The current administration is working with students, teachers, and parents towards developing an environment that personalizes teaching and learning. Additional organizational and leadership structures (small learning communities) aimed at assisting freshman students with high school transition and reducing dropout rates are being developed. I am proud to be part of this school.


Posted April 26, 2009

This schools is honestly a lot of pooooooo... Not many great teacher///extreamly hot...... i would never have my kids go to a school like this...eeewwwwww
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 26, 2009

Revere High School is a great school. The sports teams are average and the coaches really work the kids hard and they are decitated. Also, the teachers at rhs are awesome! They can really relate to the kids and excell at their jobs. The kids from revere might seem like bad kids but they are really just not given a chance. I am a kid from revere as well and i love my school and city. Revere High teaches you about having pride and i think this is really important. Everyone is really friendly here, and very welcoming. Its easy to makee friends and love RHS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 18, 2007

As a graduating student of the class 07, I can say that Revere High School is one of the 'better' schools out there. It has its flaws though. From dirty bathrooms, mediocre teachers to students who are in gangs or pretend to be. The school tries too hard to pay attention on the football team. Overall, good school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 10, 2007

Academic achievement is the sole responsibility of the student. If a student is more interested in playing football (or being cool) than aquiring an education, then they will have little chance of escaping Revere's depressed community. While I had a number of just plain bad teachers at RHS, I realize that my education could have been better had I applied myself. I was fortunate to get into college and it was there that I became familiar with the term 'academia' and what the pursuit of a higher education meant. And FYI folks, concern yourselves with how your kids are performing academically, and let go of your football dreams.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 31, 2007

I am Currently enrolled in Revere High School and i must say that observing that it currently only has a 4 out of 10 caught me compleatly off guard. Revere high is the best school I've ever attended. Most kids from this school could say that and it wouldnt mean anything because its the only high school theyve attended, but as a student who has been to 6 schools within the past 4 years i can say that Revere high school is not just a bunch of punks and thugs as most people make it out to be, but a warm and welcoming community of students. I am planning on finishing my senior year here in revere with the teachers and friends ive gotten so close to and learned to love.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 21, 2007

I have failed to succeed in a school as such. There are way to many teachers and staff members worried about wether or not or scores are up and we are performing well on the MCAS than actually sitting down and teaching and trying to help kids out along the way. I feel as though I was pushed through the school system. The sports program is among the worst with the exception to hockey and cheering.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted December 5, 2006

I have to agree w/the parent who wrote in 7/2005 regarding the football team. They get all the glory. Teacher's are great, from Mr. Bounanno to Mr. Marquette (no longer at RHS, big loss for RHS)to Mr. Eatough to Ms. Dakin and also a substitute teacher Mr. Murphy, they are all great teachers. They should have more teachers like them. Oveall, RHS is a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 25, 2006

This School is one of the most amazing Schools ever. Teachers and Staff are excellent. Academic programs are some of the best I have ever seen. Couple of activitities are awesome. Parent involvement is excellent. This is Truly a Five Star School! Thanks RHS!
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 19, 2006

As a concerned student attending Revere High School, I believe that Revere High School is attaining a wretched reputation because of the minority of indivuduals who do not embody our enthusiasm for intellectual expansion on every level. As for the quality of teachers, many of them have been able to enlighten me as well as aid me in achieving all of my ambitions. Mary Ellen Dakin, David Eatough, Brian Cullivan, Mark Fellowes, Marilyn Penta, and Samantha Meier are several of the myriad of outstanding teachers at Revere High School. Many students have high goals for academic achievements. The class od 2007 is the first class in the history of Revere High School to have several individuals with a GPA of over 5.00, on a scale of 5.00. Cliques are not overly abundant at RHS, everyone is able to intermingle and develop friendships which will last a lifetime.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 21, 2005

The sports programs are many, however like alot of cities football and cheerleading recieve the most attention, wehre the swim team for instance doesnt get so much as a thankyou, never mind team jackets, banquets etc. The advanced placement courses are good but students having difficulty in them are not given the help they need, inturn leaving them feel like failures. The overall mentality of the student body is unlike when I was growing up, here it seems the gang bangers and thugs are most popular among other students. Whereas that typicaly used to be football players and cheerleaders. I see good kids trying to act tuff so they will fit in and in this school it takes a very strong personality to be yourself and not give in all in the name of popularity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2005

If a child is in the honors program, such as my granddaughter was, the quality of teachers, and preparation for college is great, she went on to have high marks in college and is now a junior doing co-op with a prestigious co. The cheerleading group when we were involved had great parent, kids, and coaches involvement and enthusiasum. Thus the team thrived, and also won National Titles,were kept very busy practicing and active and also were helped to further keep trying and kept booosting their confidence. Academically the availability of the teachers in the honors programs was unsurpassed, they were mentors and confidants.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 4, 2005

Lack instruments necessary for proper learning and instruction purposes make for the wasted time of students in an un-equipped environment.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

334 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

333 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

311 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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 Students94%
Female95%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asian92%
Hispanic93%
Multiracial93%
White94%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Title I94%
Students with disabilities67%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female81%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Asian84%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial79%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Title I81%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asian74%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial79%
White83%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Title I77%
Students with disabilities31%
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.

368 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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 Students74%
Female73%
Male77%
African American74%
Asian88%
Hispanic69%
Multiracial70%
White80%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Title I74%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learners6%

Chemistry

All Studentsn/a
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African Americann/a
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Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Introductory Physics

All Studentsn/a
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Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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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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How schools in the state rate:

24%
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50%
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26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Test score rating 20131What's this?

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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

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College readiness rating 20133What's this?

College readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond.

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SAT participation

66%

Average SAT score

1345

Graduation rate

86%


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 44% 67%
Hispanic 41% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 6%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Black 3% 8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 71%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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101 School St
Revere, MA 02151
Phone: (781) 286-8222

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