East Boston High School

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East Boston High School
East Boston High School (4).jpg
86 White Street


United States
Coordinates42°23′N 71°02′W / 42.38°N 71.03°W / 42.38; -71.03
School typePublic High School
School districtBoston Public Schools
HeadmasterPhillip R. Brangiforte
Faculty99.95 (FTE)[1]
Number of students1,344 (2017–18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio13.45[1]
Color(s)Blue & Gold         
YearbookThe Noddler
East Boston High School

East Boston High School is a public high school located in the neighborhood of East Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. The school is part of the Boston Public Schools system.


The school has a professional partnership school with Harvard University Graduate School of Education's Teacher Education Program.[2]

Boston Public Schools (BPS) assigns students based on preferences of the applicants and priorities of students in various zones. Due to its geographic location, all East Boston residents are guaranteed seats at East Boston High School.[3]

The school offers various Advanced Placement courses, honors courses, and two languages, which include Spanish and Italian. The school also accepts students with disabilities under its Special Education department. According to the 2011–2012 school report conducted by the Massachusetts Department of Education, the school is made up of 18.1% special education students.[4] Bilingual education such as ESL classes are also offered.

The school has an Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, known simply as JROTC, that students may take voluntarily. The program includes competitive rifle and drill teams.[5]

Student body[edit]

As of 2011–2012, the school is 1,382 students. Within the enrollment, 65.5% were identified as Hispanic, 16.1% as African American, 15.5% as White, 1.9% as Asian, and the rest as Pacific Islander, Native American, and multiracial.[6] 18.1% of the students were enrolled in the special education program.


East Boston High School offers a range of sports. They include boys' football, basketball, baseball, and soccer along with girls' basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball. The school's hockey, indoor track, outdoor track, and swimming teams are co-educational.[7]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "East Boston High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 5, 2020.
  2. ^ "Professional Partnership Schools: East Boston High School." Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Retrieved on April 15, 2009.
  3. ^ "Student Assignment Policy Archived June 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine." Boston Public Schools. Retrieved on April 15, 2009.
  4. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/profiles/student.aspx?orgcode=00350530&orgtypecode=6&leftNavId=305&
  5. ^ http://ebhsjets.com/students.php#jrotc
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on January 23, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ http://ebhsjets.com/athletics.php
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 17, 2012. Retrieved November 27, 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ a b c d http://www.bostonpublicschools.org/east-boston-high-school
  10. ^ "Michele McPhee". EastBostonHighSchool.org. Retrieved September 4, 2012.

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