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Whaling City Junior/Senior High School is a public school located in New Bedford, MA. It has 114 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 8 to 1. According to state test scores, 10% of students are at least proficient in math and 15% in reading.
455 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
15%
Percent Proficient - Math
10%
Average Graduation Rate
15%
Average SAT
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    D+
Median Household Income
$43,989
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$819
National
$949
Median Home Value
$218,100
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.
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Students

Diversity
A
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Students
114
Free or Reduced Lunch
83%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,396
Teachers in First/Second Year
26.3%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$23,497/ year
National
$12,239
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2 reviews
Good school. Teachers support you. I was graduating and kept not doing anything. They helped me and didn't stop until I graduated.
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This school is the worst school I’ve been to I just hate me and my cousin and friends hate it I’m a good kid but everyone else is horrible plus the school