About Memorial High School

STATISTICS

Community type:

Residential/Industrial city

Population:

Approximately 109,830;

Largest city in state

Location:

About 55 miles north of Boston;

Three public high schools and a School of Technology;

Two private high schools

School type:

Four-year public comprehensive high school

Enrollment:

1,450 students from Manchester

Class Enrollment (2017-2018):

310 Seniors;

336 Juniors;

363 Sophomores;

365 Freshmen;

Faculty:

94 teachers, 7 counselors, 4 administrators

Accreditation:

New England Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools;

New Hampshire Department of Education

School Year:

Two semesters with two marking periods per semester

School Day Structure:

Eight (8) periods per day;

50 minute periods/ 5 times weekly;

Lab courses/7 classes weekly;

Manchester School of Technology courses, 100 minutes daily

Average class size: 28

GRADING SYSTEM

HONOR ROLL:

Honors are announced at the end of each marking period. Students who achieve an average of 3.0 qualify for Honors. Students whose grade point average is 3.5 or higher qualify for High Honors. Students whose grade point average is 3.85 or higher qualify for the Principal's Honors List.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

20 credits are required to earn a high school diploma and must include:

(1) ENGLISH - 4 Credits

(2) SOCIAL STUDIES - 2 1/2 Credits

a) U.S. History - 1 Credit

b) Civics or American Government - 1/2 Credit

c) World History Survey - 1/2 Credit

d) Economics - 1/2 Credit

(3) MATHEMATICS - 3 Credits

a) 1 Credit must be in Algebra

(4) SCIENCE - 2 Credits

a) Physical Science - 1 Credit

b) Biological Science - 1 Credit

(5) PHYSICAL EDUCATION - 1 Credit

(6) ARTS - 1/2 Credit

(7) INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION & TECHNOLOGY - 1/2 Credit

(8) HEALTH EDUCATION - 1/2 Credit

SPECIAL CURRICULUM FEATURES

Advanced Placement Courses: Biology, Calculus, Computer Science, American Government, U.S. History, American Literature, Physics, Studio Art, Chemistry, Latin, Statistics

Honors Courses: English, World Languages, Art/Music, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies

Special Programs: Program for the Learning Disabled, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Programs, Emotionally Handicapped Programs, Special Needs Programs, Vocational Courses at neighboring Manchester School of Technology, Alternative Special Needs Program, Student Assistance Program, Occupational Prep and Functional Living Skills Programs

WEIGHTED CLASS RANK:

The weighted class rank will determine the valedictorian, salutatorian and other top ten status rank in class after seven semesters of high school. All courses except Physical Education and Career Internship will be part of weighted class rank. The chart below indicates the value of each grade at each level:

TESTING STATISTICAL DATA:

FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION:

Class of 2018

79.5% Entered 4 year colleges or other post-secondary programs

4.5% Entered military service

16% Entered the work force