Doherty Memorial High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
24.4
Math Proficiency
3.1
English Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,331 Students
  • 92 Teachers

Doherty Memorial High School
299 HIGHLAND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01602

Phone: (508) 799-3270

District: Worcester Public Schools

Overview

At Doherty Memorial High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Doherty Memorial High School is 36 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 54 percent. Doherty Memorial High School is 1 of 7 high schools in the Worcester Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 1,331
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 54%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 56%
Full-Time Teachers 92

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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 80%
Proficient in Math 72%
College Readiness Index 24.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
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 7
Total Students 6,886
Proficient in English (district average) 79%
Proficient in Math (district average) 67%
College Readiness (district average) 21.4

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Nearby Schools

Doherty Memorial High School is 1 of 7 schools in the Worcester Public Schools.

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