Needham High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#526
College Readiness Index
46.3
Math Proficiency
3.8
English Proficiency
3.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,503 Students
  • 102 Teachers

Needham High School
609 WEBSTER ST
NEEDHAM, MA 02494

Phone: (781) 455-0800

District: Needham

Overview

Needham High School is ranked 27th within Massachusetts. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Needham High School is 47 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 13 percent. Needham High School is the only high school in the Needham.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#526
State Rank
#27

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,503
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 13%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 6%
Full-Time Teachers 102

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 98%
Proficient in Math 95%
College Readiness Index 46.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 1,503
Proficient in English (district average) 98%
Proficient in Math (district average) 95%
College Readiness (district average) 46.3

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