Minuteman Career and Technical High School

Minuteman Career and Technical High School is a Public Vocational High School (grades 9-12) located in Lexington, Massachusetts. The school serves the towns of Acton, Arlington, Belmont, Bolton, Concord, Dover, Lancaster, Lexington, Needham, and Stow. Minuteman is a member of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference for sports, which competes at the Division 5 level of athletics in Massachusetts. The school's mascot is the Mustangs, and the school's colors are navy blue, gold, and white. Minuteman was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the Department of Education.

Minuteman Regional High School
Address
758 Marrett Road

, ,
02421

Coordinates42°26′45.32″N 71°16′08.50″W / 42.4459222°N 71.2690278°WCoordinates: 42°26′45.32″N 71°16′08.50″W / 42.4459222°N 71.2690278°W
Information
TypePublic High School
Established1971
School districtMinuteman Regional School District
PrincipalMr. Jack Dillon
Grades9-12
Enrollment624 (2015-16)[1]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Blue, Gold, & White               
Athletics conferenceCommonwealth Athletic Conference
MascotMustangs
NewspaperThe Minuteman Messenger
YearbookMinuteman Yearly
Budget$19,968,898 total
$32,291 per pupil
(2016)[3]
Communities servedActon, Arlington, Belmont, Bolton, Concord, Dover, Lancaster, Lexington, Needham, and Stow
Website

Curriculum and programs offered

Minuteman combines academics and college preparation (the main purpose of traditional high schools) with carefully designed courses related to career exploration and learning (the main purpose of vocational-technical schools). The original school planners focused on needs of students living along Massachusetts' high-tech corridor. Other area schools, under state regulations, are not allowed to operate the Chapter 74 technical programs available at Minuteman.

Minuteman currently offers 20 different vocational & technical shop concentrations for the students. The programs Minuteman offers are listed below.

Campus

Minuteman has a 65-acre campus that sits just west of Route 128 on Massachusetts Avenue and Marrett Road (Route 2A). Minuteman has gained national recognition for its college preparation and its career preparation programs.

Athletics

Minuteman currently offers 16 different sports that students can participate in at the school. Minuteman is a member of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference for sports, and the school mascot is the Mustangs, and the schools colors are Navy Blue, Gold, and White. Minuteman's athletic teams compete at the Division 4 & 5 level in Massachusetts. A list of the sports offered at Minuteman are listed below.

Fall Sports

  • Football
  • Boys' Soccer
  • Girls' Soccer
  • Cross Country
  • Cheerleading
  • Golf

Winter Sports

  • Boys' Basketball
  • Girls' Basketball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Swimming
  • Wrestling

Spring Sports

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
  • Track
  • Tennis

See also

References

  1. ^ "Minuteman Regional High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  2. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx
  3. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/ppx.aspx

External links

Belmont, Massachusetts

Belmont is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. It is a western suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, United States; and is part of the greater Boston metropolitan area. Its population was 26,330 as of July 1, 2018.

Commonwealth Athletic Conference

The Commonwealth Athletic Conference (CAC) is a high school athletic conference in District A of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA).

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Dukes County
Essex County
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