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Marblehead High School

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School Facts

  • Number of Students
    996
  • 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
Ranked as one of the top 25 best public schools in the state of Massachusetts, Marblehead High School is an academically competitive school boasting an "A " rating by Niche.com, a silver medal from US News and World Report, various AP courses, and an ideal coastal location under an hour from the city of Boston.



FACILITIES
Opened in 2003, Marblehead High School’s hilltop campus spans 30 acres with an auditorium, workshop spaces for cultural and technology programs, community areas, and sporting facilities.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Marblehead High School takes advantage of its New England location by offering a skiing team in the winter and a sailing team in the spring. Students can also participate in traditional team sports like basketball and tennis.
Students at Marblehead have won awards for their artwork in the Alliance for Community Media’s Northeast Region Video Festival and the Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
The coastal community of Marblehead, MA was settled by pilgrims in 1629. Located less than 20 miles north of Boston, the town is situated on a harbor and surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. The town's rich history is reflected in its lighthouse, museums, brick and cobblestone streets along with 17th and 18th century architecture.

Visit School Site: Marblehead High School
Visit City Site: Marblehead, Massachusetts

Famous Alumni

Shalane Flanagan - Olympic bronze medalist track and field events

Joel Mark Noe - groundbreaking reconstruction surgeon, professor at Harvard Medical School

Cory Schneider - American professional ice hockey goalie, American Hockey League, Vancouver Canucks

  • 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:11
SAT Average
1220
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Hockey, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Sailing, Ski, snowboard, bicycle college, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling
Arts
Animation, Architectural Drawing, Art, Art - Foundations, Musical Theater, Photography, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Arts, TV Production, Video Production
Music
Band - Concert, Chamber Choir, Choir, Drumline, Guitar, History of Rock, Honor Guard, Jazz Band, Music Theory, Orchestra, Piano, String Orchestra, Ukelele, Women's Choir
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Programming, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Physics 1, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
French, French Language and Culture, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
A Cappella, Anime Club, Computer Club, Dance Team, Engineering Club, Fashion Club, Friendship Culture, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Girls Club, Gymnastics, Mathematical group, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Newspaper Club, Peer Leadership, Scientific team, Spanish Club, Student Government, UNICEF, Young Entrepreneurs
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
-18
ELTiS Required
215
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Marblehead does not accept grade 12 students for the January intake.

Testimonials

I chose Marblehead High School because I wanted a school near Boston, because of the colleges that I am interested in, specifically Harvard and MIT. In terms of sports and the facilities, the school is just great. Among the schools offered, it was considered one of the hardest ones with the hardest courses. I’ve always felt surrounded by great people who was ready to help me.

Marco from Italy

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