Hamilton-wenham Regional High School

775 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA 01982
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Hamilton-wenham Regional High School serves 492 students in grades 9-12.
Hamilton-wenham Regional High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hamilton-wenham Regional High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Hamilton-wenham Regional High School's student population of 492 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamilton-wenham Regional High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hamilton-wenham Regional High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#32 out of 1644 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
87%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hamilton-wenham Regional High School's ranking?
Hamilton-wenham Regional High School is ranked #32 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Hamilton-wenham Regional High School often compared to?
Hamilton-wenham Regional High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Masconomet Regional High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hamilton-wenham Regional High School?
The graduation rate of Hamilton-wenham Regional High School is 95%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Hamilton-wenham Regional High School?
492 students attend Hamilton-wenham Regional High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Hamilton-wenham Regional High School students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hamilton-wenham Regional High School?
Hamilton-wenham Regional High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Hamilton-wenham Regional High School offer ?
Hamilton-wenham Regional High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hamilton-wenham Regional High School part of?
Hamilton-wenham Regional High School is part of Hamilton-Wenham School District.

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5   6/6/2011
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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