USA Massachusetts, USA
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Burlington High School

Established: 1971

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    987
  • 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

SCHOOL PROFILE
Burlington High School (BHS) is a four year comprehensive US high school with an innovative approach to learning. With the use of the newest technologies Burlington High School has introduced the “1:1” system in which all instructors and students are issued iPads to enhance teaching and learning. Faculty and staff consider each student a unique individual with his or her own set of talents and skills. The principal writes a blog containing information about the school’s current events and activities to keep students and parents informed.

FACILITIES
The school is proud of its outstanding campus facilities that include a professional-level performing arts center with high-tech lighting and sound systems, a catwalk, projector, projection screen and dressing rooms.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Burlington High School strongly supports the commitment to interscholastic athletic programs as an essential educational opportunity available to students. BHS graduates or coaches who have demonstrated outstanding leadership or athletic prowess in varsity sports can be inducted in to BHS’s own Athletic Hall of Fame. Students are also encouraged to participate in the arts program through various courses and clubs including Interior and Exterior Design.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Burlington’s economy is booming, and seeing impressive growth in retail, commercial and technology. Perfectly positioned in Massachusetts, Burlington is just 20 minutes from Boston, 30 minutes from New Hampshire and only one hour from Rhode Island.

  • 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:16
SAT Average
1160
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Golf, Hockey, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Animation, Ceramics, Design, Drama, Drawing and Painting, Graphic Design, Illustration and Comic Art, Interior and Exterior Design, Photography, Sculpture, Studio Art
Music
Band, Choir, Instrumental Lesson, Jazz Band, Music Theory, Vocal Lab
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Management, Economics, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Human Geography, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, US History, World History
Languages
French, Sign Language, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Adventure Club, Amnesty International, Anime Club, Audio Visual Club, Chess Club, Diversity, French Club, Future Educators of America (FEA), Italian Club, Latin Club, Math Team, Model United Nations (Model UN), National Honor Society, Robotics and Engineering, Science Olympiad
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
15-18
ELTiS Required
215
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Interview requirement is to be determined. SLEP minimum - 50

Testimonials

My teachers and friends here are the greatest supports and the best way of putting an end to my four years of high school. I treasure the relationship I have right now with the people around me, even my bus driver or the friendly librarian. Everything was just beyond my expectations and honestly I could not ask for anything better than this!

Linh L from Vietnam

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