Medford High School



Medford High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Medford High School Students by Grade
PK 62
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 312
10 283
11 300
12 250
UG 11

Medford High School is a public high school of the Medford School District located in Medford, MA. It has 1,218 students in grades 9th through 12th. Medford High School is the 85th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 4,581st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,218
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 95.26

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Medford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 622
(51%)
708
(49%)
 Male 596
(49%)
735
(51%)

Medford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 728
(60%)
904
(63%)
 Black 228
(19%)
258
(18%)
 Hispanic 121
(10%)
135
(9%)
 Asian 118
(10%)
122
(8%)
 Two or More 21
(2%)
22
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Medford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 881
(72%)
1,018
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 282
(23%)
364
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(5%)
61
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Medford High School is ranked 98th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Medford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Medford High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1269
2006 1320
2007 1319
2008 1298
2009 1223
2010 1222
2011 1227
2012 1218

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 15
2007 16.5
2008 16.6
2009 15
2010 13.4
2011 12.9
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19385342789598
2006 0.23939393939394
2007 0.22517058377559
2008 0.25115562403698
2009 0.2477514309076
2010 0.25941080196399
2011 0.2999185004075
2012 0.27668308702791

Compare Medford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.7%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,218 12.8:1  
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Private PK - 12 171 11:1 4 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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