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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Joseph P. Keefe Technical High School is an above average, public school located in Framingham, MA. It has 750 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.
750 Winter Street
Framingham, MA 01702
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1050
63 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment

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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$79,136
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,359
National
$949
Median Home Value
$384,700
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
57%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.7 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
  • Pep Rally
    17%
  • The sports games
    17%
  • Top Shop
    17%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Girls soccer
    9%
  • SkillUSA
    9%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
750
Free or Reduced Lunch
41%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.7%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.9 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.10 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.10 responses
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I think overall it's a great school for a lot of different students. It's extremely diverse and has some really amazing people. They have so many different level courses to choose from and there is certainly some teachers that will change your perspective on school. Something I love that isn't for everyone, is there isn't pressure to go to college. If you do decide to go to college they will help you every step of the way, but are very understanding if college isn't your path. My biggest concern at this school is the administration. They often don't listen to students complains about bullying or harassment by other students or even teachers and instead they discipline those who vape and drink. Although both are issues, I think that the bullying and harassment are something that are often overlooked and not dealt with appropriately. I think this school could really improve if they began taking students feedback more often and incorporating it into different elements of the school.
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I love Keefe Tech! They set you up for success and you graduate with a simple knowledge on what you might want to do in the future. Even if you don't pursue your trade path, you always have something to fall on when times get tough. The teachers and very helpful and the environment is very welcoming. Its a great school for students wanting to learn more!
While this school is quite good for teenagers looking to develop industry skills (such as web development, computer repair and troubleshooting, and metal fabrication), its primary drawback is the lack of adequate enough preparation for college on an academic level. Students aren't challenged on an academic level as strongly as they would be in a regular high school - however this is to be expected, as the school is more focused on vocational learning, halving the time spent on academic studies. Ultimately, if you, as a middle school student, are looking to go to college in the future (if you've even thought about it at this point), it may be in your best interests to keep to your local town high school. However, should you find yourself more interested in investing yourself into developing skills that could land you a decent job in your industry of interest while still in high school, Keefe Tech isn't all that bad of an option.