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Everett High School – Profile 2017-2018

EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL

100 Elm Street Everett, MA 02149

617.394.2490 Fax: 6173895841 www.everettpublicschools.org

Mr. Frederick F. Foresteire, Superintendent

Mr. Charles Obremski, Asst. Supt of Business Affairs

Mr. Kevin Shaw, Assistant Supt.

Mr. Erick Naumann, Principal

Mr. Christopher Barrett, Vice Principal

 

SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY:

Everett, Massachusetts located approximately 3.5 miles north of downtown Boston, Massachusetts houses over 40,000 people within the city’s 3.5 square miles. Everett represents a diverse community of students and families from backgrounds including 50 different countries that speak 47 different languages.

Everett High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school that also offers an alternative education division. The current enrollment stands at 2,000 students. The vast majority of the 248 teaching faculty and staff, hold a masters degree or higher. Everett High School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Massachusetts Department of Education.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:

The academic year is divided into four quarters. Required courses are 5 Credits each. Electives may be 1.0, 2.5 or 5.0 Credits each.

 

English                                                      4 years

Social Studies                                            3 years

Mathematics                                              4 years

Science                                                      3 years

Physical Education                                     4 years

Health                                                        1 year

All science classes include labs.

110 Credits are required for graduation for the class of 2018.

CURRICULUM:

The curriculum offers a broad selection of courses varying instructional levels to meet the needs and abilities of all students. Individual programs of study are planned around a core of required subjects in accordance with educational objectives.

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered in English Literature, English Language and Composition, US and European History, US Government, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, Statistics Spanish, French and Italian. Summer work

is required for these subjects as well as any honors.

 

SAT SCORES:

 

Class of 2017

Total test takers: 321

Mean Score: 986

EBRW: 495

Math: 491

 

Class of 2018

Total test takers: 215

Mean Score: 994

EBRW: 498

Math: 496

 

COMMON INSTITUTIONS FOR EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:

Cornell University, Stonehill College, Boston College, Gordon College, Suffolk University, Georgetown, Regis College, Bentley College, Boston University, Merrimack College, Northeastern University, University of New Hampshire, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Berklee College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Emerson College, St. Anslem , Princeton University, Newbury College, Howard College, University of Southern Maine, Johnson and Wales, Benjamin Franklin, Assumption College, Duke University, UMass Boston, Umass Amherst, Umass Dartmouth, Salem State University

EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL NUMERIC SCALE EQUIVALENT

2.2 Regular Course Work Accelerated or Honors Work AP Course Work Conversion to 4.0 Scale
A+ 4.3 4.8 5.3 4.0
A 4.0 4.5 5.0 4.0
A- 3.7 4.2 4.7 3.7
B+ 3.3 3.8 4.3 3.3
B 3.0 3.5 4.0 3.0
B- 2.7 3.2 3.7 2.7
C+ 2.3 2.8 3.3 2.3
C 2.0 2.5 3.0 2.0
C- 1.7 2.2 2.7 1.7
D+ 1.3 1.8 2.3 1.3
D 1.0 1.5 2.0 1.0
D- 0.7 1.2 1.7 0.7
E 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
F 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

 

 

 

COLLEGE/CAREER READINESS

 

STEAM ACADEMY:

STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics is an innovative approach to teaching, learning and organizing a 21st century global curriculum. Through the STEAM lens students will tackle high-level concept within a real world context. Students are working and learning in a project-based environment that teaches them to solve problems collaboratively across all disciplines. STEAM student will focus on developing effective and appropriate critical thinking workplace skills.

DUAL ENROLLMENT:

Everett High School participates in the dual enrollment program with Bunkerhill Community College. The benefits are:

  • Obtain college credit that can be transferred to many colleges and universities
  • Take a course that is NOT offered in high school
  • Explore potential majors and learn more about the college course experience
  • Improve high school transcript
  • Enrich college applications
  • Gain confidence in the ability to succeed in college.

To begin the enrollment process, students need to contact their guidance counselor, if interested.

ALLIED HEALTH:

The Everett High School Allied Health Academy prepares and motivates students to pursue further education towards a career in the medical sciences through rigorous, specialized curriculum and community-based partnerships.

AHA inspires students to become lifelong learners and to serve society with compassion, skill and vision.

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION:

Culinary Arts

Machine Shop

Carpentry

SPORTS/CLUBS:

Everett High Schools offers a large variety of sports/clubs for students to participate in. All students are encouraged to join:

Sports include: Football, Baseball, Girls and Boys Basketball, Girls Softball, Field hockey, Lacrosse, tenniss, golf, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Hockey, Indoor Track & Field, Outdoor Track & Field, Soccer, Volleyball and Rowing.

Clubs include: Academic Decathlon, American Red Cross, Anime Club, Anti-Bullying Club, Asian Student Club, Book club, Big Brother/Sister, CHA Community Partnership, Chess Club, Computer Club, Crimson College, Drama Club, Fashion Club, Freshman Culinary club, Debate Team, EYC, Future Chefs Club, Future Educators Club, Gay/Straight Alliance, Green Monster Club, Haitian Club, Helping Hands at Work, History Club, Italian Club, Key Club, KUB, Latin Club, Marine Biology Club, Math Clb, Mock Trial Club, Prom Committee, Science Club, NASCAR Club, STEM Club, Sew So, SIC, Social Justice Club, Step/Dance Team, TEASE, Weather Club, Yearbook, Youth Values for Life Club, Student Ambassadors.

GPA/CLASS RANK COMPUTATION:

A student’s cumulative grade point average (GPA) is based on performance in graded classes and includes only grades at Everett High School. GPA is based on a minimum of two marking periods. GPA must be calculated with a minimum of 3(three) subjects. Any subject that meets fewer than 6 periods per cycle will not be used to determine Grade Point Average. Unless required for graduation. Every student must be scheduled for a minimum number of periods per cycle.

POST SECONDARY PLANS:

CLASS OF 2017

Total Students: 503

76% entered institutions of higher learning

46% entered 4-year institutions

28% entered 2-year colleges

2% entered training for a trade

3% entered the Military

ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION

GATEWAY TO COLLEGE:

Gateway to College allows students to earn their high school diploma while receiving credits toward a post-secondary credential. To enroll, students must complete an application and the required placement test. Students must also attend orientation and an interview. Courses are currently available in multiple areas. Students need permission of the Principal or designee to participate in the Gateway to College Program.

GUIDANCE STAFF

Mrs. Kathleen McCormack

kmccormack@everett.k12.ma.us

Director of Guidance

COUNSELORS

Raymond Arsenault rarsentault@everett.k12.ma.us

Kelley Buonopane kbuonopane@everett.k12.ma.us

Johnna Hooks  jhooks@everett.k12.ma.us

Stanley Chamblain schamblain@everett.k12.ma.us

Heather Gianatassio hgianatassio@everett.k12.ma.us

Margaret Newell   mnewell@everett.k12.ma.us

Michael Mansfield mmansfield@everett.k12.ma.us

Jerard Crosby jcrosby@everett.k12.ma.us

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