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Northampton High School

School Facts

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

School Description

Located in the Connecticut River Valley, Northampton High School is one of Western Massachusetts’ premier educational institutions. It has an extensive range of successful athletic teams, diverse visual and performing arts opportunities, and opportunity for juniors and seniors to take college-level courses nearby.

The school has state-of-the-art classrooms which boast the latest technologies, a gymnasium, and a 700-seat theater. Outside, Northampton High School has a number of athletic venues, including an eight-lane outdoor track and sports fields.

Northampton High School offers 14 varsity sports throughout three seasons. The Blue Devils have a traditionally strong girl’s basketball program, winning the Division I State Championship in 2008, as well as strong cross-country and track and field programs.
For the arts, in addition to the main theater, the school also has a new Black Box theater and a third “Little Theater.” In charge of the theater program is Stephen Eldredge, a renowned actor and director who has extensive experience in a variety of cities, including New York.

In addition to boasting high average scores on standardized tests, 80 percent of Northampton High School students go on to college or university following graduation.
About 75 percent of students take at least one AP class, and the school offers 13 AP and nine honors-level courses.

Part of New England’s “Knowledge Corridor,” Northampton is the county seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts. It is also home to Smith College, an all-women’s college which is one of the foremost higher education institutions in the United States.


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  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
American Football, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Field Hockey, Golf, Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Ultimate Frisbee, Wrestling
Acting, Art, Ceramics, Ceramics, Drawing, Film, Graphic Design, Printmaking, Sculpture, Theater Arts, Video And Digital Imaging
Band, Chamber Choir, Chorus, Music Theory, Song Writing
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Statistics, US History
French, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
A Cappella, Anime Club, Best Buddies, Biking, Chess Club, Debate, Environmental, Female Empowerment, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Improvisation, Interact Club, Key Club, Knitting Club, Meditation, Model United Nations (Model UN), Newspaper Club, Outdoor Club, Photography Club, Quiz Bowl, Spirit Club, Students of Color, Theater Tech, Young Democrats
Accepting Students in Grades
11, 12
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
TOEFL Minimum

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