5/10
Medford High School
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in Massachusetts. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More have below average college readiness measures, are making about average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

ACADEMICS

6/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Worth a deeper look:

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


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One key way the best schools help all students learn is by giving them voice and choice.

6/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
English
63%
State avg: 61%
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Math
58%
State avg: 59%
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Science
24%
State avg: 30%
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Equity

3/10

Equity overview

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip

Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
60%
Black
15%
Hispanic
12%
Asian
10%
Two or more races
3%
Native American
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
235 :1
State avg: 305 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
81%
State avg: 87%
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Neighborhood

489 Winthrop Street
Medford, MA 02155
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