Dedham High School

140 Whiting Ave, Dedham, MA 02026 | (781) 326-4773
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 786
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 140 Whiting Avenue, Dedham, MA 02026
School District Details
  • Dedham School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $15,330
  • Graduation Rate: 78.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.3
  • Enrolled Students: 2,910

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 786
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 63.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 406 (51.7%)
  • Females: 380 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 54 (6.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 167 (21.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 221 (28.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dedham High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dedham High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade20626.2%
10th Grade21827.7%
11th Grade20125.6%
12th Grade16120.5%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Dedham High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 04, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am proud to be a parent of 2 Dedham Public School students. I am thankful for our community which is a treasure right outside of Boston. Dedham High has provided my older son with an excellent education and prepared him well for college in the fall of 09. The School Committee/ School Admin. and DHS faculty are dedicated, enthusiastic, and work very cohesively and have the vision to inspire young people to reach their goals. They have provided a wide range of opportunities over thed past 12 years for my son to challenge himself and grow as a young leader.

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