Bedford High School is a public high school in the town of Bedford, Massachusetts. Students come primarily from Bedford. Other students that attend Bedford High School come from the neighboring Hanscom Air Force Base or from Boston through the use of the METCO system. Some Bedford students attend Shawsheen Valley Technical High School.Academic InformationBoston Magazine’s 2008 “Best High Schools” issue rated Bedford High #4 in the Commonwealth for overall “Cost Effectiveness” and #14 out of 141 public high schools for academic performance. In 2009, the magazine ranked Bedford High the 10th best overall public high school in Massachusetts. In 2010, the magazine ranked BHS the 6th best overall public high school in Massachusetts.A comprehensive, four-year school, Bedford High is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (N.E.A.S.C.). Enrollment is growing and is currently at 785, with a senior class of 173.The student-faculty ratio is 16:1, and 76% of the faculty holds an advanced degree. The Class of 2009 MCAS passing rate on the first attempt was 100% for English and 100% for Math.