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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Nipmuc Regional High School is a highly rated, public school located in Upton, MA. It has 583 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.
About Nipmuc Regional High School...
Address
90 Pleasant Street
Upton, MA 01568
Telephone
(508) 529-2130
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Nipmuc Regional High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1240
166 responses
Average ACT
30
17 responses
AP Enrollment
27%
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$119,392
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$903
National
$949
Median Home Value
$409,400
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • Fast
    43%
  • Pops Concert, Music Programs, Drama Club
    19%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Wellness week
    10%
  • Sports events
    5%
  • Valentine-grams (A Capella Singing valentines)
    5%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
583
Free or Reduced Lunch
10%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.11 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.11 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,417
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.5%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.17 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$16,024/ year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.19 responses
37%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.19 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.19 responses
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Nipmuc Regional Highschool is a diverse school in it's teachings. It has a lot of opportunities for students to learn real world skills and takes the students opinions into account. It also has plenty of resources for students to get information about the things they'd like to know about. I do believe that it has issues that all Highschools suffer from - the general forcing of students into categories because of national requirements and the stress that all students feel when they are in highschool. However, the school is taking strides to fix this, and I believe it is one of the leading schools in adaptation to society.
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Nipmuc is a school that is constantly seeking feedback from its students, teachers and parents about what it can do it improve the education and quality of learning at the school. The teachers and students alike really engage and are active participants of the community. The students sre encouraged to explore different classes, clubs and activities and school pride is not difficult to spot around the school. The teachers are amazing and really do care about the students and the environment they work in and the students are always engaged in some sort of club- whether it be sports, drama, Model UN, DECA, debate, etc. Students show support to their peers and it the light competitiveness is enough to motivate people, but not too much so that it becomes very stressful.
Nipmuc overall is a great school. Most of the teachers are wonderfully kind and helpful, the classrooms are nice, the administration is involved, and many other great things, However, the food served in the cafeteria often looks inedible, and sometimes the administration struggles to handle certain things in the proper ways. Despite these things, Nipmuc is a good high school and was a great experience.