Tewksbury High Doesn't Crack Top 50 Boston Magazine Schools
The magazine used a variety of statistics to compile its list. See how Tewksbury fared in a variety of categories.
Boston Magazine recently compiled its list of 222 Boston-area public and charter high schools and also narrowed down the top 50 schools in the area based on a variety of statistics, and Tewksbury High School found itself in the middle of the pack in a variety of categories.
The school didn't find its way onto the Top 50 list in the magazine. Weston High School took top honors followed by Lexington High, Dover-Sherborn Regional High, Concord-Carlisle High and Wellesley Senior High.
Schools nearby Tewksbury that made the list include Andover High (27), North Reading (32) and Burlington (43).
According to the sortable list in the article, Tewksbury was in the middle of the pack in categories such as percent of graduation and percent of students going on to college. The school features a 88.4 percent graduation rate and an 87 percent rate of students going on to college.
Tewksbury's 10th grade English, math and science MCAS scores were 87, 83, and 70, respectively, which was slightly below average in the group of 222 schools.
So what's your take on the numbers? Do you think they accurately portray Tewksbury's educational efforts, or are they misleading? Let us know in the comments section below.