Whitman Hanson Regional

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5/10
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Reviews
16
Grades
9-12
Students
1,162
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
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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.


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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.


MCAS Science and Technology/Engineering (MCAS STE) Tests
Biology I
85%
State avg: 73%
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)
Math
84%
English
96%
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7/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

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

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
95%
State avg: 85%
Average SAT score
1543
State avg: 1530
AP course participation
27%
State avg: 17%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

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

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

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Students
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White
94%
Hispanic
2%
Two or more races
2%
Black
2%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
148 :1
State avg: 357 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 86%
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16 Reviews
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Neighborhood
600 Franklin Street
Whitman, MA 02382
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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