Georgetown High School Ranked 32nd Best Public High School in Boston

Congratulations to the administration, faculty and staff, students and families of Georgetown High School on being selected as the 32nd best high school in the Boston area in the most recent edition of Boston  Magazine.  The list is  comprised of public high schools that were selected based on how they compare on a number of measures including:

  • enrollment
  • average class size
  • Student to teacher ratio
  • %  Proficient on 10th grade MCAS ( reading, math and science)
  • % Average SAT scores ( reading,writing and math)
  • % Proficient on advanced placement
  • % graduation rate
  • % attending college
  • % of teachers rated Proficient, Advanced and Combined  on educator evaluations

While we have our own district goals to attain, we take a look at how we ranked against the district closest to us The following is a list and their ranking out of the 150 schools that were named:

Manchester Essex-     5

Hamilton Wenham-  21

Pentucket-   30

Georgetown-  32

Masconomet-  34

Andover-   35

Lynnfield-   40

Ipswich-    41

Newburyport-  51

North Reading-   52

Rockport-   57

North Andover-   63

Triton-   81

Danvers-  82

Amesbury-  90

Beverly-   91

Gloucester-   99

Peabody-   101

Saugus-   111

Haverhill-   118

Salem-   119

I am pleased to say that  our school has been ranked on this list every year which is a testament to hard work and skills of our staff , beginning at the elementary level and continuing to the Middle High School , and of course our students who work hard every day to build their skills, knowledge and level of proficiency !  Getting consistent results like these is a truly a team effort which also includes assistance from the central office administration, district support personnel and , of course, our families who provide important guidance and support to the educational process!

I am very proud and excited for the school and the district to be recognized for this honor. Congratulations to all of us!  If you are interested in looking at the data , I have provided the link below.