Milton High School (Massachusetts)

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Milton High School
Location
Milton, Massachusetts, USA
Information
Type Public Coeducational
Principal James Jette [1]
Teaching staff 72.6[2]
Grades 9–12
Number of students 1099[2]
Student to teacher ratio 15.1:1[2]
Color(s) red and white          
Mascot Wildcats
Average SAT scores 501 verbal
510 math
498 writing (2010)[3]
Website

Milton High School is a public high school located in Milton, Massachusetts, educating grades 9 through 12 with over a thousand students enrolled. Famous alumni include the Boston Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill.

History[edit]

Milton High School was located in the "1909 Building" from 1909 until the spring of 2004. The school moved into its new building in the fall of 2004 after the building was converted from the Charles S. Pierce Middle School. The fieldhouse and turf for a playing field were built with money received from Copeland Family Foundation of Milton.

Academics[edit]

Milton High School offers Advanced Placement courses in twenty subjects, including: Music Theory, Studio Art, English Language & Composition English Literature & Composition, US History, European History, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, French Language, Latin, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Computer Science A, Biology, Chemistry, Physics B.

Sports[edit]

The athletic teams compete in the Bay State Conference. The Wildcats boys basketball team won State Championships in 1988, 1996 and 2009. Boys lacrosse won the state championship in 2000.[4] In 2007 and 2008 the girls ice hockey team came in second in the state in division 2. In 1986 & 1991 girls field hockey won the MIAA division 2 championship. In 2009, the Boys Basketball team won the MIAA Division 2 State Championship beating Woburn in a thriller at TD Garden in Boston and finally Hoosac Valley at Worcester's DCU Center. In 2008 and 2009 the girl's Cross Country went undefeated and in 2010 came in second at the MIAA Division 3 State Championships.

Fall Varsity Sports in Milton include: Cheerleading, Cross Country (Girls/Boys), Field Hockey, Football, Golf (Coed), Soccer (Girls/Boys), Volleyball (Co-ed). Winter Varsity Sports include Basketball (Girls/Boys), Cheerleading, Ice Hockey(Girls/Boys), Indoor Track and Field (Girls/Boys), Ski Team (Girls/Boys), Wrestling. Spring Varsity Sports include Baseball, Lacrosse(Girls/Boys), Outdoor Track, and Field (Girls/Boys), Softball, Tennis (Girls/Boys, Crew (Girls/Boys).

Spring Varsity Sports in Milton include: Crew (Girls/Boys).

The 2010 and 2011 Milton High School Boys Soccer team entered the tournament both years, with additional wins in the Townline Cup both years as well.

The 2011-2012 Milton High school Boys Ice Hockey team lost to Burlington High school On March 19, 2012 at the state finals at the TD Garden in Boston, MA.

Clubs and Organizations[edit]

  • Academic Quiz Team
  • Amnesty International
  • Anime
  • Art Club
  • Asian Culture Club
  • Best Buddies
  • Book Club
  • Boys After-school Singers(Do-Re-Migos)
  • Caribbean-Cape Verdean Club
  • Century Club
  • Dance Team
  • Debate Team
  • Drama Club
  • Echo literary and artistic student publication
  • Elephant in the Room
  • Environmental Club
  • Film Club
  • Future Business Leaders Club
  • Gay/Straight Alliance
  • Girls After-school Singers
  • Gospel Choir
  • Harry Potter Club
  • Irish American Club
  • Jazz Combo
  • Key Club
  • LifeSmarts
  • Milton After-School Singers
  • Mock Trial Team
  • Moutian Bike Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Outdoors Club
  • The Observer Newspaper
  • Peer Educating Club
  • Peer Mediators
  • Ping Pong Club
  • Photography Club
  • Poetry Club
  • Recycling Club
  • Sewing Club
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions SADD
  • Students of African Descent SOAD
  • Student Leaders
  • French, Spanish and Latin Clubs
  • Tomorrow’s Teachers
  • Tri-M Music Honor Society
  • Yearbook

2006 MCAS Results (Grade 10)[edit]

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs Improvement Failing
Reading 25% 57% 14% 4%
Math 10% 43% 42% 5%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Favot, Sarah (2011-05-18). "High School interim principal will get $127,500". The Boston Globe. 
  2. ^ a b c "2008-2009 NCLB Report Card for Milton High School". Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  3. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/state_report/sat_perf.aspx
  4. ^ Bonifant, Drew (2009-03-12). "Milton fans giving team quite a boost". Patriot Ledger, The; Quincy, Mass. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°15′04.66″N 71°05′14.00″W / 42.2512944°N 71.0872222°W / 42.2512944; -71.0872222