Bedford High School (Massachusetts)
|Bedford High School|
BHS main entrance
|9 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA|
|Type||Public high school|
|Motto||We ARE BHS|
|School district||Bedford Public Schools (Massachusetts)|
|Principal||Heather P. Galante|
|Grades||9 through 12|
|Color(s)||Blue and White|
|Athletics||Soccer, Football, Field Hockey, Cross Country, Volleyball, Wrestling, Basketball, Track, Cheerleading, Riflery, Skiing, Swimming, Tennis, Lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee, Hockey|
|Rival||Concord Carlisle High School|
|Average SAT scores||566 verbal
1688 total (2015-2016)
Bedford High School is a public high school in the town of Bedford, Massachusetts. Students come primarily from Bedford. Other students that attend Bedford High School come from the neighboring Hanscom Air Force Base or from Boston through the use of the METCO system. Some Bedford students attend Shawsheen Valley Technical High School.
Boston Magazine’s 2008 “Best High Schools” issue rated Bedford High #4 in the Commonwealth for overall “Cost Effectiveness” and #14 out of 141 public high schools for academic performance. In 2009, the magazine ranked Bedford High the 10th best overall public high school in Massachusetts. In 2010, the magazine ranked BHS the 6th best overall public high school in Massachusetts.
A comprehensive, four-year school, Bedford High is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (N.E.A.S.C.). Enrollment is growing and is currently at 785, with a senior class of 173.
- Doug Ardito, guitarist and bassist for rock band Puddle of Mudd
- Doug Coombs, alpine skier and mountaineer
- Steve Shea, Former MLB player (Houston Astros, Montreal Expos)
- John Rennie, former editor in chief of Scientific American magazine
- Taecyeon Ok, Actor, model and member of Korean idol group 2PM. Owner of Okcat.
- John Ferrillo, Principal Oboe, Boston Symphony Orchestra, former co-principal oboe of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York
- Bonnie Comley, Broadway actress and producer
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-08-30. Retrieved 2008-08-30.
- Bedford High School College Profile http://www.bedford.k12.ma.us/bhs/counsel/pdfs/college_profile.pdf