Well-touted as the Commonwealth's second most diverse city, a new report finds Malden has yet another feather in its multi-cultural cap: the state's most diverse public high school.
According to GoLocalWorcester.com, Malden High School student body is the most equally distributed among race categories, with:
- 31.4 percent white.
- 24.3 percent black.
- 23.2 percent Asian/Pacific Islander.
- 17.7 percent hispanic.
- .8 percent American Indian/Alaskan.
- 2.6 percent that were two or more races.
Schools were ranked based on their consistent distribution across all racial categories, using data obtained from the Institute for Education Science's National Center for Education Statistics.
Dorchester's Boston Latin Academy came in second place in the study, with Worcester's South High Community in third.
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