Leicester High School

174 Paxton St, Leicester, MA 01524 | (508) 892-7030
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 528
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 174 Paxton Street, Leicester, MA 01524
School District Details
  • Leicester School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $11,316
  • Graduation Rate: 76.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.4
  • Enrolled Students: 1,881

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 528
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 243 (46.0%)
  • Females: 285 (54.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 28 (5.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 73 (13.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 101 (19.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Leicester High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.9%
Black91.7%
Asian152.8%
Hispanic183.4%
White47489.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Leicester High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade14427.3%
10th Grade13926.3%
11th Grade12323.3%
12th Grade12223.1%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Leicester High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on MCAS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

MCAS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

High School - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201053.0%47.0%63.0%
200963.0%63.0%61.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201086.0%84.0%78.0%
200979.0%78.0%81.0%
 
Math Test
201081.0%78.0%75.0%
200974.0%73.0%75.0%
 
Science Test
201076.0%75.0%65.0%
200965.0%65.0%61.0%
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

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