Dennis-Yarmouth School District

296 Station Avenue
South Yarmouth, MA 02664
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Dennis-Yarmouth School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 1,770 students in Dennis-Yarmouth School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Massachusetts.
Public Middle Schools in Dennis-Yarmouth School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Massachusetts public middle school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Massachusetts public middle school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
6 Schools
535 Schools
# Students
2,795 Students
307,136 Students
# Teachers
278 Teachers
26,286 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Dennis-Yarmouth School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 395 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#289 out of 397 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dennis-Yarmouth  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dennis-Yarmouth  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dennis-Yarmouth  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dennis-Yarmouth  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.54
0.67
# American Indian Students
49 Students
770 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
70 Students
21,401 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
361 Students
80,027 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
26%
# Black Students
287 Students
37,484 Students
% Black Students
10%
12%
# White Students
1,841 Students
153,850 Students
% White Students
66%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
315 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
181 Students
12,982 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
84
2,761
# Students in K Grade:
219
7,202
# Students in 1st Grade:
227
7,520
# Students in 2nd Grade:
243
7,881
# Students in 3rd Grade:
252
8,280
# Students in 4th Grade:
205
9,357
# Students in 5th Grade:
232
21,640
# Students in 6th Grade:
230
56,578
# Students in 7th Grade:
203
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
224
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
205
12,193
# Students in 10th Grade:
150
11,312
# Students in 11th Grade:
150
10,898
# Students in 12th Grade:
170
10,621
# Ungraded Students:
1
392

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $28,855 is higher than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $27,881 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$81 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dennis-Yarmouth  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$78 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Dennis-Yarmouth  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$28,855
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dennis-Yarmouth  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$27,881
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dennis-Yarmouth  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Dennis-Yarmouth School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dennis-yarmouth Regional High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
210 Station Avenue
South Yarmouth, MA 02664
(508) 398-7636
Grades: 8-12
| 900 students
Rank: #22.
Mattacheese Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Higgins Crowell Rd
West Yarmouth, MA 02673
(508) 778-7979
Grades: 6-7
| 428 students
Rank: #33.
Nathaniel H. Wixon School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
901 Route 134/drwr R
South Dennis, MA 02660
(508) 398-7695
Grades: 4-7
| 442 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,795 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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