Winchester High School is ranked #10 among all the public high schools in Massachusetts according to data gathered from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The rankings are based on a number of factors which are listed below.
- Student to teacher ratio: 14/1
- Avg. Class Size: 16.7
- College Counselors: 6
- MCAS* Scores: Reading 99%, Math 96%, Science 95%
- Avg. SAT: Reading 579, Writing 585, Math 609
- Graduation Rate: 98.9%
- Percent of Students Going to College: 86.6
The school was also named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2013 by the U.S. Department of Education.
In addition to its excellent school system, Winchester attracts homebuyers with its small town atmosphere as well as its proximity to Boston. Located just eight miles north of the city, the two MBTA stops on the Lowell Line make commuting for work or travelling for leisure a breeze.
Named as one of the top 12 Greater Boston towns in which to live, Winchester has a charming downtown center with quaint shops and restaurants, brick sidewalks and traditional lanterns. Newcomers to the town areÂ greeted by the Winchester Neighbors Club, a group of local residents who host house-hop parties, playgroups, book clubs and other gatherings throughout the year.
Residents have plenty of opportunities to meet their neighbors at events including the Enka Fair, Town Day, the Annual Flea Market, Holiday House Tour and Citizen of the Year Day. The Winchester Recreation Department holds classes and activities for everyone from pre-schoolers to seniors at a wide variety of facilities including Borggaard Beach Park. The Next Door Theatre presents a year-round schedule of live shows and the Griffin Museum celebrates the art of photography with a rotating program of exhibits. The Winchester Public Library is a member of the Minuteman Library Network,Â a consortium of 42 libraries with 61 locations and a Central Site staff that provides excellent service to all its users.
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