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Minuteman Career and Technical High School

Minuteman Regional High School
Address
758 Marrett Road
Lexington, Massachusetts, Middlesex, 02421
 United States
Coordinates
Information
Type Public High School
Established 1971
School district Minuteman Regional School District
Principal Mr. Ernest F. Houle
Vice principal Mr. Jack Dillon
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 649
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Blue, Gold, & White               
Mascot Mustangs
Average SAT scores 478 verbal
472 math
451 writing (2010)[1]
Newspaper 'The Minuteman Express'
Yearbook 'Minuteman Yearly'
Communities served Acton, Arlington, Belmont, Bolton, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Dover, Lancaster, Lexington, Lincoln, Needham, Stow, Sudbury, Wayland, and Weston
Website

Minuteman Career and Technical High School is a Public Vocational High School (grades 9-12) located in Lexington, Massachusetts. The school serves the towns of Acton, Arlington, Belmont, Bolton, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Dover, Lancaster, Lexington, Lincoln, Needham, Stow, Sudbury, Wayland, and Weston. Minuteman is a member of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference for sports, which competes at the Division 5 level of athletics in Massachusetts. The school's mascot is the Mustangs, and the school's colors are Navy Blue, Red, and White.

Contents

  • Curriculum & Programs Offered 1
  • Campus 2
  • Athletics 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Curriculum & Programs Offered

Minuteman combines academics and college preparation (the main purpose of traditional high schools) with carefully designed courses related to career exploration and learning (the main purpose of vocational-technical schools). The original school planners focused on needs of students living along Massachusetts' high-tech corridor. Other area schools, under state regulations, are not allowed to operate the Chapter 74 technical programs available at Minuteman.

Minuteman currently offers 20 different vocational & technical shop concentrations for the students. The programs Minuteman offers are listed below.

Campus

Minuteman has a 65 acre campus that sits just west of Route 128 on Massachusetts Avenue and Marrett Road (Route 2A). Minuteman has gained national recognition for its college preparation and its career preparation programs.

Athletics

Minuteman currently offers 15 different sports that students can participate in at the school. Minuteman is a member of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference for sports, and the school mascot is the Mustangs, and the schools colors are Navy Blue, Gold, and White. Minuteman's athletic teams compete at the Division 4 & 5 level in Massachusetts. A list of the sports offered at Minuteman are listed below.

Fall Sports

  • Football
  • Boy's Soccer
  • Girl's Soccer
  • Cross Country
  • Cheerleading
  • Golf

Winter Sports

  • Boy's Basketball
  • Girl's Basketball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Swimming
  • Wrestling

Spring Sports

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis

See also

References

  1. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/state_report/sat_perf.aspx

External links

  • Official website
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