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State

Massachusetts

Number of Students

560

SAT Average

1621

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

Ipswich High School

Public School District – Ipswich , Massachusetts

Ipswich High School, a part of Ipswich Public Schools, is a coeducational four year public high school with enrollment in grades 9-12. The school is proud of its rigorous academics and outstanding music, art, theater programs, as well its wide variety of extracurricular activities and clubs. All the teachers at Ipswich High School have advanced degrees and participate in regular professional development. Each year, the school welcomes a small and select group of International students to experience an authentic American high school life.

Facilities
The campus encompasses state-of-the-art classrooms with a performing arts center, new Astroturf stadium, tennis courts, a community garden, a project adventure facility, and more.

Sports and Arts
Sailing, ice hockey, and gymnastics are all available to international students looking to get involved in Ipswich’s athletics program. The school offers unique art courses and clubs, including Jazz Improv, Bel Canto and video production, through its impressive arts program.

Awards and Accomplishments
Ipswich High School was ranked among the top 50 high schools in the State of Massachusetts by Boston Magazine. In 2006, the school was named a Blue Ribbon School and received a Vanguard award for national excellence.

Community Information
Ipswich is located on the northern coast of Massachusetts, only 28 miles from the city of Boston. Settled in 1633, the town is one of the oldest in North America. New England is famous for majestic beaches, marshes, historic colonial architecture, rural farms and fresh seafood (especially lobster and crab).

Location
Located 45 minutes northeast of Boston.

Area population: 14,000
Town website: Town of Ipswich

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Early September
Estimated End Date: Mid-June

School Facts

Number Of Schools In District

1

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

560

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:11

Teachers with Advanced Degrees

24

ESL Programs

No

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

No

School Uniform

No

Campus Size

28 Acres

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

1621

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

96%

Arts

  • Bel Canto
  • Chamber Singers
  • Concert Band
  • Concert Choir
  • Drama
  • Fine Arts
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Jazz Improv
  • Orchestra
  • Pep Band
  • Visual Arts

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Programming
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • US History
  • World History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Book Club
  • Computer
  • Cooking
  • Debate
  • Drama
  • Environmental
  • Interact
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Literary Magazine
  • International
  • Math
  • Mock Trial
  • Model United Nations
  • National Honor Society
  • Photography
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Robotics
  • Sailing
  • Science
  • Student Government
  • Video
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Arizona State College, Babson College, Bentley College, Boston College, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Catholic University of America, Colorado State University, Drexel University, Fordham University, George Washington University, Harvard University, Liberty University, Maine College of Art, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Mount Holyoke College, Princeton University, Purdue University, University of California, University of Maine, University of Massachusetts, University of Michigan, University of Virginia, Worchester Polytech University

University Acceptance Rate: 96%

ACT Average: 25

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

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