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North Brookfield High School

North Brookfield High School
File:Northbrookfieldhighschoolseal.png
Location
North Brookfield, MA, USA
Coordinates 42°16′38.04″N 72°4′42.52″W / 42.2772333°N 72.0784778°W / 42.2772333; -72.0784778Coordinates: 42°16′38.04″N 72°4′42.52″W / 42.2772333°N 72.0784778°W / 42.2772333; -72.0784778

Information
Type Public
Established 1857
Interim principal Robin Whitney
Enrollment 343
Campus Rural residential
Color(s) Purple & White          
Mascot Indians
Average SAT scores 498 verbal
516 math
464 writing (2010)[1]
Website


North Brookfield High School is a public high school in North Brookfield, Massachusetts. The school serves the residents of North Brookfield exclusively, making it one of the smallest high schools in the region. Recently, a new building was built next to the old one. The construction was completed in 2006. NBHS was founded in 1857, making 2007 its 150th anniversary.

Mission

The mission statement comes from the student handbook:

The Mission of the North Brookfield Public Schools is to foster an educational community where students come first and every child has the opportunity to achieve to his or her fullest potential. This will be accomplished by embracing the values of respect, individual and collective responsibility, creativity and an enthusiasm for learning. We will ensure a caring and supportive environment that nurtures the development of character, a strong sense of self, and appreciation for life.

Campus and Location

North Brookfield High School is located at 10 New School Drive, in the town of North Brookfield, Massachusetts. It is close to Route 67 and Route 148.

The campus is also home to North Brookfield Elementary School, North Brookfield Junior High School, and the Superintendent's Office. The NBHS campus features several fields for baseball, softball, soccer, and field hockey, as well as a children's playground and a spacious parking lot.

Administration

The current Superintendent of North Brookfield schools is John Provost. Currently William Evans serves as Principal of the High School.

Academics

NBHS maintains three different levels for academic courses: College Preparatory, Honors Courses, and Advanced Placement courses.

In order to graduate, students must have completed 120 credits and the English and Mathematics portions of the MCAS exams. The 120-credit requirement breaks down as follows: 20 credits English, 5 credits US History, 10 credits Social Studies Electives, 15 credits Mathematics, 15 credits, Science, 4 credits Physical Education, 2 credits Computer Science, and 2 credits Health. NBHS also offers courses in art and band.

All students are to complete a minimum of 15 hours of community service prior to graduation. The community service is expected to be completed during the junior and senior years. A minimum of 7 hours are to be completed during the junior year and any remaining hours are to be completed during the senior year.

Athletics

NBHS offers varsity in soccer, basketball, baseball, softball and field hockey per MIAA rules.

References

External links

  • http://northbrookfield.jsh.schoolfusion.us/modules/cms/announce.phtml?sessionid=8647b4d9fe89564dcc7b7f366fc62ba5] North Brookfield High School website]
  • [1] North Brookfield School District website]
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