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Malden High School is a public school in Malden, Massachusetts. It has 1,804 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 82% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 166 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 166 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Our health classes teach us the basics and our P.E does a good job.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: The food is decent and we've received more options than last year. The chicken patty is really good.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: The staff does a good job keeping the rules in balance.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: The sports teams are enjoyable and everyone is enjoying the athletics.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: My teachers are respectful and make my classes a friendly and pleasant environment.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.00 Salemwood School Public
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Child Development Center Private
2.66 Pope John XXIII High School Private, Religious
4.00 Mystic Valley Regional Charter School Public, Charter
St. Anthony School Private, Religious
4.00 Pioneer Charter School of Science Public, Charter
3.33 Lincoln Elementary School Public
2.33 Sumner G. Whittier School Public
2.33 Everett High School Public
3.66 Hoover Elementary School Public
St. Mary's School Private, Religious
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Patti-Cake Daycare Center Private
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1.33 Phoenix Charter Academy Public, Charter
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2.00 Chelsea High School Public
3.33 Melrose Middle School Public
3.00 Melrose High School Public
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2.66 John J. McGlynn Elementary School Public
3.00 Horace Mann Elementary School Public
2.33 Arthur D. Healey School Public
2.00 Eugene Wright School Public
2.00 Joseph A. Browne School Public
2.66 Andrews Middle School Public
3.00 A.C. Whelan Elementary School Public
2.66 John J. McGlynn Middle School Public
2.66 Susan B. Anthony Middle School Public
2.66 Columbus Elementary School Public
3.33 Colonial Park Elementary School Public
Next Wave Junior High School Public, Alternative
Full Circle High School Public, Alternative
St. Rose School Private, Religious
2.00 Clark Avenue School Public
2.00 Charlestown High School Public
John Silber Early Learning Center Public
2.33 Clarence R. Edwards Middle School Public
Curtis-Tufts School Public, Alternative
2.66 Winter Hill Community School Public
2.66 Warren-Prescott School Public
Capuano Early Childhood Center Public
St. Joseph Elementary School Private, Religious
2.33 Harvard-Kent Elementary School Public
3.00 Stoneham High School Public
3.00 Greater Boston Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Somerville High School Public
Eliot-Pearson Children's School Private
2.00 Edgar A. Hooks Elementary School Public
2.66 William McKinley School Public
3.00 Greenwood School Public
2.00 William A. Berkowitz Elementary School Public
2.00 George F. Kelly Elementary School Public
1.66 Frank M. Sokolowski Elementary School Public
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3.00 St. Clement Parish Schools Private, Religious
2.00 Hugh Roe O'Donnell Elementary School Public
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Immaculate Conception School Private, Religious
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St. Catherine of Genoa School Private, Religious
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Mystic Valley Regional Charter School 1 mi. 1,469
2.33 Everett High School 1 mi. 1,797
2.00 Chelsea High School 2 mi. 1,323
3.00 Melrose High School 3 mi. 1,025
2.00 Charlestown High School 3 mi. 916

Around Malden High School

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


Male 52%
Female 47%

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 30.0% 51.6% 5.0% 9.0% 44.0% 78.0% 61.0%
Asian 22.0% 4.7% 20.0% 3.0% 4.0% 3.0% 13.0%
African American 22.0% 15.2% 36.0% 9.0% 21.0% 6.0% 16.0%
Hispanic 20.0% 24.5% 37.0% 76.0% 28.0% 5.0% 5.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 0% 0% 0% 2.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 2.0% 0%


Grade 9 31.7%
Grade 10 22.8%
Grade 11 23.2%
Grade 12 22.2%

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 18 responses

  • 72% Yes
  • 28% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 47% Abundant resources if you're willing to seek them
  • 41% It's really big
  • 12% Great mentors & provision of outside opportunities

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% It's old
  • 25% Faculty/staff assume every student is immature
  • 12% Large ignorance & lack of authenticity in people

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 14 responses

  • 79% Most diverse high school in Massachusetts
  • 21% The Principle Knows Everyone By Name
  • 0% Educated the next Steve Jobs

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 85% Diversity
  • 15% 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 15 responses

  • 60% Be yourself and outgoing
  • 33% Be able to be independent and work on your own
  • 7% Make the education your own/take it upon yourself

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 11% I love everything about this school.
  • 67% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 22% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.