USA Massachusetts, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
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Arlington High School

Established: 1915

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Located less than half an hour from Boston, Arlington High School offers a rigorous academic curriculum including an internship program and more than 15 AP courses. Boston’s public transit system stops by the high school allowing easy access into the city. The school’s outstanding STEM program has a unique video game and web development program.

Campus facilities include various outdoor sports fields, a media center, and a historical Colonial-style building in the center of campus. Students have the opportunity to participate in the school’s news station at the local access television studios located across the street from the high school.

Arlington High School’s 30 boys and girls teams consistently win state championships in sports such as ice hockey, lacrosse, cross country, and soccer.
Unique arts opportunities at Arlington include songwriting and film scoring as well as a student-run school newspaper and student-produced public news station. The theater program also puts on at least two large productions each year.

The US News and World Report ranks Arlington High School as the 25th best high school in the state. Arlington High School was also awarded the Massachusetts Green Ribbon School District, an award for Environmentally Aware and Civic Minded Schools.

Arlington is a suburban town just minutes from downtown Boston. The historical town offers year-round cultural activities such as museums and festivals. Arlington is located half an hour from the beach town of Revere, MA and about an hour from various New England ski resorts.


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Awards and Accomplishments Of School

U.S. News and World Report: • 2018 Recipient of a Gold Medal – Rated one of America’s Top High Schools • Ranked 9th in the state of Massachusetts 2018 Massachusetts Green Ribbon School District (Listed as an Environmentally Aware and Civic Minded School System).

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 1% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
SAT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
American Football, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Field Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Art, Ceramics, Digital Photography and Design, Multimedia, Painting, Portfolio, Sports Broadcasting, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, Theater
Band, Chorus, Film Scoring, Music Technology, Orchestra, Song Writing
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Latin Language, Physics 1, Physics 2, Psychology, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History
Chinese, French, Italian, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Agricultural Programs, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Indian Culture, Math Olympiad, Math Team, Mock Trial, Model United Nations (Model UN), National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Robotics and Engineering, Science Olympiad, Skiing Club, Snowboarding Club, Speech Club, Student Government, Young Feminist Alliance
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
TOEFL Junior Required
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 78; Students are not allowed to repeat a grade. English grade must be B when converted to American system. All Asian applicants must present TOEFL Score to apply.

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