REPORT: No mixed race students at Silver Lake, local schools among least diverse in state
KINGSTON- Among 363 public high schools in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Kingston-based Silver Lake Regional High School (SLRHS) ranks second to last, ahead of only Manchester-Essex Regional High School, as the 362nd least diverse public high school in the state.
According to GoLocalWorcester, 97.7% of SLRHS’ 1307 students from Kingston, Plympton and Halifax are designated as white.
Only one school in the state, Manchester-Essex Regional High School, reports a higher percentage of white students than SLRHS—and only one school–#357-ranked Marshfield High School, has a larger student enrollment than SLRHS among the 30 least diverse public schools in the state.
SLRHS also reports no mixed-race students, according to the Worcester-based media outlet.
Duxbury High School comes in as the third least diverse public high school in the state with a ranking of 361 out of 363.
Duxbury High’s 963 students are 97.5% white with less than 1% reporting in the categories of two or more races, Hispanic, black, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Native Alaskan.
Other local high schools topping the list for least diverse are Pembroke High School at #354 and Hanover High at #353.
The most diverse public high school in the Journal’s immediate area of coverage is Plymouth North High School, which ranks #224 out of 363 institutions.