Melrose High School Ranks 170th on Racial Diversity List
Melrose High School finished behind Cape Cod Region Vocational Technical and ahead of Primavera Junior/Senior High School on the racial diversity list in Massachusetts, according to a study conducted by GoLocalWorcester.com.
According to the study, the 984 students enrolled at Melrose High were:
- 82.9 percent white
- 6.8 percent black
- 6.3 percent Asian/Pacific Islander
- 2.3 percent hispanic
- 1.1 percent that were two or more races
- 0.5 percent American Indian/Alaskan
Melrose High, one of 363 public schools included in the study, finished behind Cape Cod Region Vocational Technical School in Harwich and ahead of Primavera Junior/Senior High School in Bellingham on the racial diversity list, according to the study.
Malden High is the most diverse school in the state, followed by Dorchester's Boston Latin Academy and Worcester's South High Community in second and third place, respectively, according to the study.
Schools were ranked based on their consistent distribution across all racial categories, using data obtained from the Institute for Education Science's National Center for Education Statistics.
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