Malden High School in Malden, MA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,835
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    195 3.8
  • Ranking

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 195 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 195 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Malden High School has a wide variety of clubs and organizations for students to choose from. They range from the Asian-Culture club, to the Malden Against Cancer club. Anyone is welcome to join in. In fact, in the cafeteria after school, students are trusted to be alone to hang out with friends, do homework and study, or even dance! No student is ever left alone without anything to do after school.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at Malden High put in a lot of effort to their work. From the ones I've had, I have been able to consistently attain knowledge of the topics they teach in a reasonable way. Technology has been incorporated into classrooms for quite a while now, and this year we have received chomebooks! Teachers at Malden High School are able to make the learning experience quite enjoyable. They are available after and before school at reasonable hours to provide help for students who need it.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There are a wide array of clubs but the support by teachers is not always prominent. Not because they don't want to but they have many students and administrative work that time isn't always available.
    • Parent
    • 5
    Teachers: My girls have had outstanding teachers who are willing to go the extra mile. They give a wide array of options for learning styles and encourage open communication and discussion.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I have two in the school and neither has ever felt unsafe.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.33 Mystic Valley Regional Charter School 1 mi. 1,499
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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

Gender

Gender
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%

Enrollment

Enrollment
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 32 responses

  • 81% Yes
  • 19% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 28 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
  • 9% 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 29 responses

  • 66% Most diverse high school in Massachusetts
  • 31% The Principle Knows Everyone By Name
  • 3% Educated the next Steve Jobs

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 27 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 23 responses

  • 22% I love everything about this school.
  • 70% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 9% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.