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Medford High School
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  • Public
  • MEDFORD, MA

Report Card

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

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Medford High School is an above average, public school located in MEDFORD, MA. It has 1,315 students in grades PK, 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 58% of students are at least proficient in math and 63% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
58%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1170
352 responses
Average ACT
27
34 responses
AP Enrollment
15%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$96,455
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,817
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$500,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
84%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 32 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 32 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 109 responses
  • Mr. MHS
    17%
  • Medford vs. Malden Thanksgiving game
    16%
  • Sports
    15%
  • Spirit Assembly
    14%
  • GSA Coffee houses
    13%
  • Prom!
    9%
  • Drama Club Plays
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,315
Free or Reduced Lunch
32%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 40 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 40 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 40 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
No data available  
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,046
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.1%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 42 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 42 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 42 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$20,144 / year
National
$12,239
77%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

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