Lynn English High School

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Lynn English High School
Lynn English High School.jpg
Address
50 Goodridge Street
Location
Lynn, Massachusetts 01902
United States
Information
School type High School
School district Lynn Public Schools
Superintendent Dr. Catherine Latham
Principal Thomas Strangie
Enrollment 1,629 (2013)
Color(s) Maroon and Gay
Athletics conference Northeastern Conference (NEC)
Sports Yes
Team name Bulldogs
Rival Classical Rams
Website
English High School
LynnMA OldEnglishHighSchoolBuilding.jpg
The former home of the English High School on Essex Street
Lynn English High School is located in Massachusetts
Lynn English High School
Lynn English High School is located in USA
Lynn English High School
Location 498 Essex St.
Coordinates 42°27′59″N 70°56′50″W / 42.4664°N 70.9471°W / 42.4664; -70.9471Coordinates: 42°27′59″N 70°56′50″W / 42.4664°N 70.9471°W / 42.4664; -70.9471
Built 1892
Architect Wheeler & Northend, George A. Cornet
Architectural style Tudor Revival, Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 86002508[1]
Added to NRHP September 11, 1986

Lynn English High School (LEHS) is a public high school located at 50 Goodridge Street in the eastern section of Lynn, Massachusetts. It is a part of Lynn Public Schools.

Its student population is approximately 2,000 and its faculty consists of 1 principal, 3 vice principals, 8 department heads, 6 guidance counselors, 93 teachers, 1 librarian, and 3 paraprofessionals.[2] Lynn English High School’s Mission Statement is to provide all students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills within a safe and supportive environment and to promote respectful, responsible behavior.[3]

National recognition[edit]

  • The Lynn English Junior ROTC program frequently competes and is recognized nationally at numerous drill team competitions.
  • In December 2008, Lynn English was named to the U.S. News and World Report listing of the Best High Schools in America.[4]
  • In March 2009, Lynn English was voted the best Low Income Academic School in Massachusetts by Businessweek Magazine.[4]
  • In mid-2009, the school was recognized as an Intel School of Distinction in Mathematics Excellence, receiving significant grant money to expand technology at the school.[5]
  • Stand Up 2011 award for “innovative and impactful programs that address bullying”.[6]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

Demographic data[edit]

  • Enrollment: 1,629 students [2]
  • Hispanic: 48% [2]
  • Caucasian: 26% [2]
  • Black: 16% [2]
  • Asian: 8% [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "About our School"
  3. ^ "Lynn English High School Mission Statement"
  4. ^ a b Lynn English in the News
  5. ^ Intel Selects Contest Finalists
  6. ^ "English honored for anti-bullying efforts"
  7. ^ "Player Perspective: Lynn English's Ben Bowden". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 16, 2016. 
  8. ^ a b Material for this yearbook issue was compiled and researched by Betsy QM Tong (1994-06-12). "CLASS ACTS MOST LIKELY TO . . . Notable graduates of Boston area high schools". Boston Globe (pre-1997 Fulltext).