School Details

Newburyport High School

241 High St, Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 465-4440
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 & ungraded 695 students 13 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

97%
97%
91%
94%
93%
80%
87%
86%
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
  • Newburyport School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
79%
73%

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
  • Newburyport School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Newburyport High School is a public high school in Newburyport. The principal of Newburyport High School is Michael Parent. 695 children attend Newburyport High School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 8% of the 695 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Newburyport High School is 13:1. Sparhawk School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 94%
Hispanic 3% 3%
Multiracial 2% 0.5%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.1% 0.9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 8% 7%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    great teachers class choices format the kids are nice and they have good cookies!

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