Needham High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#356
College Readiness Index
51.5
Math Proficiency
3.7
English Proficiency
3.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
14:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,433 Students
  • 99 Teachers

Needham High School
609 WEBSTER ST
NEEDHAM, MA 02494

Phone: (781) 455-0800

District: Needham

Overview

Needham High School is ranked 18th within Massachusetts. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Needham High School is 55 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 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 to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#356
State Rank
#18
STEM Rank
#47

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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 1,433
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 13%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 5%
Full-Time Teachers 99

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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 96%
Proficient in Math 94%
College Readiness Index 51.5

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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 1,433
Proficient in English (district average) 96%
Proficient in Math (district average) 94%
College Readiness (district average) 51.5

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