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Amherst Regional High School
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  • Public
  • AMHERST, MA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Amherst Regional High School is a top rated, public school located in AMHERST, MA. It has 920 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 68% of students are at least proficient in math and 71% in reading.

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Amherst Regional High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
71%
Percent Proficient - Math
68%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1310
333 responses
Average ACT
30
99 responses
AP Enrollment
24%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$45,098
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,297
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$350,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Spring Musical
    19%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Student Written Plays
    17%
  • Spirit week
    15%
  • Senior Graduation party
    11%
  • Sports Games
    9%
  • Ultimate games
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
920
Free or Reduced Lunch
26%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,460
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.4%
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 21 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 21 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$25,082 / year
National
$12,239
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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