28 Cameron Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Hunnewell serves 248 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Hunnewell placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Hunnewell's student population of 248 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
248 students
This chart display total students of Hunnewell by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Hunnewell
Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Hunnewell by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Hunnewell by grade.

School Rankings

Hunnewell is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hunnewell is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#82 out of 1667 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Hunnewell, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hunnewell and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hunnewell and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Hunnewell and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hunnewell and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hunnewell and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hunnewell and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
76%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hunnewell and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Hunnewell and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hunnewell.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score
0.41
This chart display the diversity score of Hunnewell and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hunnewell and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hunnewell and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

2  
Is it possible to give zero stars? Perhaps the other reviewers expectations were low but ours were actually pretty simple: treat our daughter with respect, treat us with respect and provide an environment in which she could learn to love learning. Instead, her kindergarten class was a good portrait of what happens when a teacher stays in one place for wayyyy too long. (in this case 18 years). Examples: It was clear from the start that the teacher played favorites and if a child wasn't her favorite whatever was going wrong in the classroom was the fault of the child. The attention to individuals was poor. The way the classroom was run was rigid with no flexibility for individuals. While the students were supposedly learning to read, after my daughter moved to another school we figured out that she actually never learned - she is good at mimicking and that's how she was getting by. Finally, the teacher, whom we were trusting to teach the basics of reading and writing to our child, was a poor speller. I started to feel sorry for her - however remembered she had access to spellcheck.. I have always been a strong advocate of public education. This experience made me seriously question why we fund what we fund.
- Posted by

Review Hunnewell. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Learn about the case of Kyle Horman, a child who went missing while on campus, and how this tragedy is prompting public schools to reevaluate their security measures.
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
The economic divide between our nation's public school students is growing wider and deeper. Learn about a new federal report that reveals the growing ranks of poverty-stricken public schools.
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Dissect "America's Best Schools for Your Housing Buck" and learn about the top ranked public schools in America in cities where the median home price is as low as $200,000.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links