School Details

Humanities & Leadership Development High School

7071 North Parish Rd, Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 946-0724
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 & ungraded 506 students 20 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

80%
65%
91%
60%
44%
80%
19%
19%
71%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lawrence School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

12%
17%
73%
5%
13%
49%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCASSTE)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering. The MCAS STE is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS STE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lawrence School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Humanities & Leadership Development High School is a public high school in Lawrence. The principal of Humanities & Leadership Development High School is Michael Fiato. 506 children attend Humanities & Leadership Development High School and identify as Hispanic; Asian; and White, non-Hispanic. 81% of the 506 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Humanities & Leadership Development High School is 20:1. Health & Human Services High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 92% 90%
Asian 4% %
White, non-Hispanic 3% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 81% 87%

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