Newburyport High School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Established in 1831, Newburyport High School is one of the 30 oldest public high schools in the United States. Both the school and the community of Newburyport received an "A" rating from Niche.com. In addition to foreign languages and ESL, students at Newburyport High School have the opportunity to take 15 AP Courses, Honors Courses, and Virtual High School online courses. The school also has an award-winning theater program that performs at festivals across the region.
The historical yet modern campus recently renovated and expanded all of its classroom buildings as well as its state-of-the-art athletic stadium.
SPORTS AND ARTS
The school's teams have won several state championships in girls soccer, ice hockey, indoor track, and baseball. Students also join in unique activities perfect for the school's New England location such as sailing and skiing.
The Newburyport drama program has won several regional awards at student theater festivals. Students can also take classes such as 3D art and acting techniques.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Newburyport High School was recently named one of the top high schools for preparing students for college and career readiness by Newsweek magazine. Niche.com gave Newburyport High School an "A" rating.
The seacoast city of Newburyport is known for its historical architecture, its waterfront location, and its cultural and artistic opportunities such as galleries and a live theater. The city is located on the North Shore of Massachusetts, minutes from the New Hampshire border and famous beaches such as Plum Island, Crane Beach, and Wingaersheek Beach.
Visit School Site: Newburyport High School
Visit City Site: Newburyport, Massachusetts
- 11, 12, PG Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in GradesYes
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Interview - only if needed Graduated students cannot earn a diploma
Similar Schools (3)
Beverly High School
SCHOOL PROFILE Beverly High School, located under an hour from Boston, has implemented several initiatives such as a college and career planning program, a senior internship program, and a 1:1 laptop lease program. The school’s curriculum features especially strong media, music, and business programs, a JROTC program, STEM courses, dual enrollment course options, and over a dozen AP options. The school is just 40 minutes from Boston by train. FACILITIES The facilities at Beverly High School include a library, a TV studio, an auditorium, a music room, sports facilities, and more. SPORTS AND ARTS Beverly High School offers 28 varsity teams across all three seasons, making it the largest athletic program in its conference. Students can play sports such as ice hockey, baseball, and lacrosse. The school’s arts program is remarkable with media students receiving 1st place award from the Academy of Television Arts & Science for their video production last year. Additionally, Beverly's music program currently employs music faculty with over 30 years of experience. AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS Beverly High School has won national and regional awards for its media program as well as its DECA business program. The school has also been named to the Apple Distinguished Program four years in a row. COMMUNITY INFORMATION Beverly is a beach town on Massachusetts’ iconic North Shore with direct public transportation access to the city of Boston. Attractions include several historical pre-colonial sites, the North Shore Music Theater, and Monserrat College of Art. Visit School Site: <a href="www.bhsonline.org">Beverly High School</a> Visit City Site: <a href="www.beverlyma.gov">Beverly, Massachusetts</a>
Burlington High School
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.
Marblehead High School
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. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/PigO3MbWo_c" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> 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: <a href="www.marbleheadschools.org">Marblehead High School</a> Visit City Site: <a href="www.marblehead.org">Marblehead, Massachusetts</a>