Amesbury High School

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5 Highland St

Amesbury, MA 01913

(978) 388-4800

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 630

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Amesbury High School

Amesbury school system is consistently one of the worst in Massachusetts. What baffles me is why we have the highest property tax rates in the states and the worst school system. Shouldn't our tax dollars be spent on our childrens education rather than an overly staffed and unnecessary police force? ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/22/13

I would never put any child that wants a normal high school experience at amesbury if the administration doesn't like you they are out to get you. I would suggest going to the town next over newburyport because it has better academics and a much stronger athletic program.

Posted by a student on 09/19/11

I love amesbury high school because it has the best teachers! I learned so much from each and every one of the teachers I have had (I graduated in 2009) but I really miss high school! The teachers I had senior year not only taught me how to do math problems, how to write essays, and laws, but they taught ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/16/09

Poor quality instruction, unhappy teachers I transfered my child to Newburyport in her sophomore year. She actually learns things there.

Posted by a parent on 06/10/09

Most of the teachers at this school are dedicated,interesting professionals who strive to deliver a quality education.The principal is too lenient though on smoking in the bathrooms, petty theft,etc.

Posted by a parent on 03/06/09

The staff aren't particularly knowledgeable and are uninspired. There are also significant disciplinary problems.

Posted by a parent on 03/05/09

I found the staff and the Principal very approachable. The Principal has brought many new programs to the high school and put more emphasis on academics

Posted by a parent on 07/16/04

The Principal is never involved with anything that had to do with the school he is always in his office never getting in with the student to see what they need.

Posted by a parent on 03/09/04

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Test scores for Amesbury High School

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Test Year: 2011
Amesbury High School
Amesbury Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Amesbury schools — Amesbury High School is located at 5 Highland St, Amesbury MA 01913. 5 Highland St is in the 01913 ZIP code in Amesbury, MA The school district for Amesbury High School is the Amesbury Public Schools. Amesbury High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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