Wakefield Memorial High School

Wakefield Memorial High School serves 968 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Wakefield Memorial High School operates within the Wakefield School District.
The school district's 97% graduation rate is higher than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 968 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 968 students
Wakefield Memorial High School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Wakefield Memorial High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Wakefield Memorial High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Wakefield Memorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Wakefield Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Wakefield Memorial High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
1%
17%
Wakefield Memorial High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
3%
9%
Wakefield Memorial High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
93%
65%
Wakefield Memorial High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Wakefield Memorial High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wakefield Memorial High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.33
Wakefield Memorial High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
34%
Wakefield Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
Wakefield Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,347 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,126 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,856 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Wakefield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,347 1,376
Wakefield School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 97% 85%
Wakefield School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $29 MM
Wakefield School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $43 MM $28 MM
Wakefield School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,126 $20,216
Wakefield School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,856 $19,181
Wakefield School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Northeast Metro Regional Vocational High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Galvin Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodville School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WakefieldWoodville School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 428 students30 Farm St
    WakefieldMA 01880
    (781)246-6469
    0.1PK-4428
  • WakefieldNortheast Metro Regional Vocational High School
    Vocational School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1261 students100 Hemlock Rd
    WakefieldMA 01880
    (781)246-0810
    0.49-121261
  • WakefieldGalvin Middle School
    1 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 1107 students525 Main St
    WakefieldMA 01880
    (781)246-6410
    15-81107
  • WakefieldGreenwood Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 251 students1030 Main St
    WakefieldMA 01880
    (781)246-6460
    1.3KG-4251
  • WakefieldDolbeare Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 405 students340 Lowell St
    WakefieldMA 01880
    (781)246-6480
    1.7PK-4405

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