Bedford High School (Massachusetts)

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Coordinates: 42°29′30″N 71°17′06″W / 42.491569°N 71.284916°W / 42.491569; -71.284916

Bedford High School
Bedford High School, Bedford MA.jpg
BHS main entrance
Location
9 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA
Information
TypePublic high school
Motto“Active learners, resourceful thinkers, effective communicators.”
Established1955
School districtBedford Public Schools (Massachusetts)
SuperintendentJon Sills
PrincipalHeather P. Galante
Grades9 through 12
Enrollment785
Color(s)Blue and White          
AthleticsSoccer, Football, Field Hockey, Cross Country, Volleyball, Wrestling, Basketball, Track, Cheerleading, Riflery, Skiing, Swimming, Tennis, Lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee, Hockey
MascotBuccaneers
RivalConcord Carlisle High School
NewspaperThe Lookout
Website

Bedford High School is a public high school in the town of Bedford, Massachusetts. Students come primarily from Bedford. Other students that attend Bedford High School come from the neighboring Hanscom Air Force Base or from Boston through the use of the METCO system. Some Bedford students attend Shawsheen Valley Technical High School.

Academic information[edit]

Boston Magazine's 2008 "Best High Schools" issue rated Bedford High #4 in theCommonwealth for overall "Cost Effectiveness" and #14 out of 141 public high schools for academic performance.[2] In 2009, the magazine ranked Bedford High the 10th best overall public high school in Massachusetts.[3] In 2010, the magazine ranked BHS the 6th best overall public high school in Massachusetts.[4]

A comprehensive, four-year school, Bedford High is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (N.E.A.S.C.). Enrollment is growing and is currently at 785, with a senior class of 173.

The student-faculty ratio is 16:1, and 76% of the faculty holds an advanced degree. The Class of 2009 MCAS passing rate on the first attempt was 100% for English and 100% for math.[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-08-30. Retrieved 2008-08-30.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-07-08. Retrieved 2010-01-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-09-25. Retrieved 2010-10-20.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Bedford High School College Profile http://www.bedford.k12.ma.us/bhs/counsel/pdfs/college_profile.pdf Archived 2011-06-08 at the Wayback Machine

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