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Arlington High School, Massachusetts

State

Massachusetts

Number of Students

1280

SAT Average

1730

Grades

9-12

Arlington High School

Public School District – Boston , Massachusetts

Arlington High School has been one of the best public schools in the state for hockey for most of the 20th century. In addition to the excellent hockey team, Arlington High School boasts three championship teams for the Fall 2006 season. The Girls Cross Country team, Girls Soccer team and Field Hockey team each finished first in the Greater Boston League. The Girls Soccer Team was also the Division II North State Champions 2006. In 2006 and 2007 the Spy Ponders Boys Lacrosse Team won the Greater Boston League title and went on to the Division II State Tournament.

Community Profile
Arlington, Massachusetts is a suburban community located 7 miles northwest of Boston. Its population consists of a large proportion of academic, business and professional families. Members of the community regularly avail themselves to the cultural, educational, and athletic facilities in the Greater Boston area. The community recently (2005) voted a tax override to support increases to the education budget.

Boston, first incorporated as a town in 1630, and as a city in 1822, is one of America's oldest cities, with a rich economic and social history. What began as a homesteading community eventually evolved into a center for social and political change. Boston has since become the economic and cultural hub of New England. As the region's hub, Boston is home to nearly 590,000 residents, many institutions of higher education, some of the world's finest inpatient hospitals, and numerous cultural and professional sports organizations. Millions of people visit Boston to take in its historic neighborhoods, attend cultural or sporting events, and conduct business.

School Facts

Number of Schools in District

1

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

1280

Grades

9-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:7

Average Class Size

17.6

ESL Programs

No

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

1730

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Italian
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Acceptance Rate

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics
  • Chorus
  • Drama
  • Drawing
  • Film Production
  • Mixed Media
  • Music Technology
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Songwriting
  • Studio Art

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economic Ideas and Policy
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • French Language and Culture
  • Introduction to Analysis of Public Policy
  • Latin
  • Physics I
  • Physics II
  • Principles of Computer Science
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US Government

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Best Buddies
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Esoterikos
  • Feminist
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • International
  • Journalism
  • Latin
  • Literary Magazine
  • Martial Arts
  • Math
  • Medical Care
  • National Honor Society
  • Newspaper
  • Shakespeare
  • Social
  • Speech & Debate
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Science Olympiad Club
  • Young Democrats
  • Young Republicans

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Amherst College, Babson College, Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Brown University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Georgia institute of Technology, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, McGill University, Middlebury College, New York University, Northwestern University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Rhode Island School of Design, Yale University

University Acceptance Rate: 92 %

Closest International and Local Airports: Boston International Airport (BOS)
For Details Visit Website: Arlington High School
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