Winchester High School

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80 Skillings Rd

Winchester, MA 01890

(781) 721-7020

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,185

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Winchester High School

My child is in freshman year and teachers have been as word of mouth described, half excellent, half atrocious. I have been told sophomore year will be the same, but there are better teachers in the upper grades. School is challenging, competitive and big. Easy to get lost if your child is not at the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/24/12

I have been unhappy with my daughter's education. I agree with the student who felt that our success is based on having a fortunate population which can afford to pay for tutors and test prep. Leadership is poor; one administrator has been applying elsewhere for years without success; his heart is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/29/10

Great teachers and involved parents.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

This school prepared me very well for college level work. Especially the Humanities class I took senior year. A lot is expected of students at WHS.

Posted by a student on 05/27/08

My sister and I both graduated from WHS within the past couple years. The students do well on the MCAS, but this is not surprising in light of the fact that most of the students at WHS are middle (or upper) class people who speak standard English, and their math classes are not too disruptive. The ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/22/08

All of my 3 children have attended WHS and I have to say that I cannot share in the praise of some of my fellow parents. I have been very involved in the high school in recent years and have come to see some very disturbing behavior of the students.

Posted by a parent on 11/15/06

We are very pleased with all aspects of WHS. My children have attended schools across the country and overseas, WHS is by far the best public school they have attended. Very easy to get involved. Highest academic standards.

Posted by a parent on 03/24/05

The school tends to support the highest achieving students more than other groups. This is pushed by the high level of parent involvement. Although programs exist for diversity and cultural affirmation, the tone is more of exclusive groups - varsity sports is the prime example. The teachers are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/17/04

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Test scores for Winchester High School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Winchester High School
Winchester 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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Winchester schools — Winchester High School is located at 80 Skillings Rd, Winchester MA 01890. 80 Skillings Rd is in the 01890 ZIP code in Winchester, MA The school district for Winchester High School is the Winchester Public Schools. Winchester High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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