Malden High School in Malden, MA - Niche

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Malden High School is a public school in Malden, Massachusetts. It has 1,835 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 76% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 203 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

77 Salem St
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 397-7223

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 203 reviews
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    • High School Sophomore
    • 2
    Teachers: got bullied by one of my teacher she would often say rude comments about in front of the class, giving me detentions for one reasons, and stated to me that she doesn't like me.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at my school are very hardworking and they are dedicated to there job. There are teachers that work full time as a teacher and full time as a parent, other teachers are full time workers and part time workers in other jobs. These teachers at my school are very curious and interested in the mind set of there students. They graciously want all of there students to succeed in life and to change the world.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Malden High offers many different clubs, sports, and activities. There's something for everyone. Even though I never played sports, I still enjoyed going to the games and cheering my classmates on. I participated in many different clubs and volunteer opporunities that were offered. The key club was on of my favorites. Being able to support the city you grew up in, is very rewarding.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: The experience was wonderful. One of the clubs I joined did a lot of community service for the city. I loved doing volunteer work. It helped me mature and gave me a sense of pride about where I live. I would not change anything.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: The teachers at Malden High are very devoted to their students. They make sure we have the tools we need to succeed.

    They make themselves available weather it's for extra help with homework or just advice about college. Some teachers will use texting or email to keep us updated with the latest school information. Somtimes public schools get a bad rap but I am very proud to say that this will be my alma mater.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.33 Mystic Valley Regional Charter School 1 mi. 1,499
2.66 Everett High School 1 mi. 2,004
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3.00 Melrose High School 3 mi. 933
2.00 Charlestown High School 3 mi. 935

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Malden High School United States Charlestown High School Chelsea High School Everett High School Melrose High School Mystic Valley Regional Charter School
White 28.0% 51.0% 6.0% 8.0% 37.0% 81.0% 57.0%
Asian 24.0% 4.8% 20.0% 2.0% 4.0% 4.0% 16.0%
African American 22.0% 15.0% 41.0% 9.0% 23.0% 6.0% 16.0%
Hispanic 19.0% 25.0% 30.0% 79.0% 32.0% 3.0% 6.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 3.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.6%
Grade 10 24.9%
Grade 11 26.4%
Grade 12 22.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 28% Abundant resources if you're willing to seek them
  • 25% It's really big
  • 21% Great mentors & provision of outside opportunities
  • 16% Diversity
  • 10% So many types of classes to choose from

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 25% It's old
  • 25% Large ignorance & lack of authenticity in people
  • 15% Students can be immature or misunderstanding
  • 15% The food
  • 10% Faculty/staff assume every student is immature
  • 5% Teachers assume their class is the most important
  • 5% Often times, teachers can be unreasonable

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 30 responses

  • 67% Most diverse high school in Massachusetts
  • 30% The Principle Knows Everyone By Name
  • 3% Educated the next Steve Jobs

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 93% Diversity
  • 7% Widespread acceptance for less/ inability to think

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 44% Be yourself and outgoing
  • 24% Make the education your own/take it upon yourself
  • 24% Be able to be independent and work on your own
  • 8% Everything you do will determine where you go next

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 28% I love everything about this school.
  • 64% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.