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East Boston High School

Not to be confused with Old East Boston High School.
East Boston High School
Class, Pride, and Tradition
Address
86 White Street
Boston, Massachusetts, 02128
United States
Coordinates -71.03 name=

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Information
School type Public high school
Established 1926
Headmaster Michael Rubin
Faculty 128 (2007-2008)
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1382 (2011-2012)[1]
Color(s) Blue and Gold         
Mascot Jets
Accreditation(s) NEASC
Yearbook The Noddler
Website


East Boston High School is a public high school located in the East Boston, Boston, Massachusetts. The school is part of the Boston Public Schools system.

Academics

The school has a professional partnership school with Harvard University Graduate School of Education's Teacher Education Program.[2]

Boston Public Schools (BPS) assigns students based on preferences of the applicants and priorities of students in various zones. Due to its geographic location, all East Boston residents are guaranteed seats at East Boston High School.[3]

The school offers various Advanced Placement courses, honors courses, and two languages, which include Spanish and Italian. The school also accepts students with disabilities under its Special Education department. According to the 2011-2012 school report conducted by the Massachusetts Department of Education, the school is made up of 18.1% special education students.[4] Bilingual education such as ESL classes are also offered.

The school has an Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, known simply as JROTC, that students may take voluntarily. The program includes competitive rifle and drill teams.[5]

Student body

As of 2011-2012, the school is 1382 students. Within the enrollment, 65.5% were identified as Hispanic, 16.1% as African American, 15.5% as White, 1.9% as Asian, and the rest as Pacific Islander, Native American, and multiracial.[6] 18.1% of the students were enrolled in the special education program.

Athletics

East Boston High School offers a range of sports. They include boys' football, basketball, baseball, and soccer along with girls' basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball. The school's hockey, indoor track, outdoor track, and swimming teams are co-educational.[7]

Notable alumni

References

External links

  • Official website
  • Profile at Boston Public Schools
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