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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Essex Technical High School is an above average, public school located in Hathorne, MA. It has 1,219 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 98% in reading.
About Essex Technical High School...
Address
562 Maple Street
Hathorne, MA 01937
Telephone
(978) 762-0001

Essex Technical High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
98%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1100
39 responses
Average ACT
24
6 responses
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Cost of Living
    C
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$79,913
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,254
National
$949
Median Home Value
$369,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
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Students

Diversity
B
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Students
1,219
Free or Reduced Lunch
28%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
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Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
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Essex Technical High School Reviews

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Essex Tech has state of the art facilities and resources for students. The staff is very knowledgeable and approachable and take pride in the successes of their students. The best feature of Essex Tech is that students receive high quality, college prep academics, in addition to career training. This hands-on, career training experience gives Essex Tech students an advantage over other high school students in that they participate in field work relevant to their interests. This field work ties into academics and is also an opportunity to build a resume and network with local businesses and corporations.
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My experience at Essex Technical High School was amazing. All of my memories and opportunities are from this school. The faculty and administration are so generous and helpful. Through the four years of this high school, there was drama, there was fights...etc. However, fights, drama and friend cliques are all part of high school in general. With that being said, Essex Tech does a very good job with accepting diverse groups. The student mentors and faculty are aware many student come from many different communities. They create mentoring games that helps create friends on the first day of school. Being accepted into this school is a privilege. This is the perfect opportunity to find out what you want to spend your future doing.
Essex tech was a school that helped me flourish in a social aspect. The school itself is focused strongly on preparing the students for success in their trade of study. For students who may have changed their mind along the way, it’s harder to get the help you need for advancement into college and deciding on what you plan to pursue. The teacher and staff help the best they can, but I felt that I was lacking in the skills I needed to be sent to college with. Although the academic teachers were always willing to help you do your best, I felt there also lacked preparation for college. If you are strong willed in knowing where you want to go after high school within the trades that this school offers, this is the school for you. If not, I recommend seeking a non trade school.