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Where Do Tewksbury High And Shawsheen Tech Rank Among Massachusetts High Schools?

Mar 26, 2015 07:29PM ● By Bill Gilman
Niche has once again released its annual report on public secondary schools across the country, including Tewksbury Memorial High School and Shawsheen Tech.
According to the Niche website, the "Best Public High Schools" report "ranks 14,431 high schools based on dozens of key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experience very highly."
For more information, read the full methodology.
Ranking No. 1 in Massachusetts was Dover-Sherborn Regional, which 
received an “A+” rating from Niche for its academics, teachers, and extracurricular activities.
No. 2 was 
 Westwood High School, followed by Lexington High School, Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School in Marlboro, and Brookline High School.
So what type of rankings and ratings did Tewksbury High and Shawsheen Tech receive?
Tewksbury High received a B- overall grade for a ranking of 237th in Massachusetts.
By category, TMHS received:
  • B Academics
  • C+ Administration and Policies
  • C+ Educational Outcomes
  • B+ Extracurriculars
  • B- Food
  • B+ Health and Safety
  • C+ Resources and Facilities
  • A- Sports and Fitness
  • C Student Culture and Diversity
  • C- Teachers

Shawsheen Tech received an overall grade of A- for a ranking of 94th in Massachusetts.
By category, Shawsheen Tech received:
  • B Academics
  • A Administration and Policies
  • B-Educational Outcomes
  • A Extracurriculars
  • A- Food
  • A+ Health and Safety
  • A Resources and Facilities
  • A Sports and Fitness
  • C+ Student Culture and Diversity
  • B Teachers
What do you think about these grades? Too high? Too low? About right?
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