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Overview

School District NameHamilton-Wenham School District
School District Websitehttp://www.hwschools.net
School District Phone Number(978) 468-5310
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools5 Schools1,854 Schools
# of Students1,780 Students953,660 Students
# of Teachers147 Teachers73,118 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1

District Comparison

  • Hamilton-Wenham School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 403 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#101 out of 403 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hamilton-Wenham  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hamilton-Wenham  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hamilton-Wenham  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hamilton-Wenham  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.200.59
# of American Indian Students3 Students2,100 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students63 Students65,565 Students
% Asian Students
4%
7%
# of Hispanic Students71 Students191,095 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
20%
# of Black Students13 Students86,283 Students
% Black Students
1%
9%
# of White Students1,588 Students573,115 Students
% White Students
89%
60%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students812 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students37 Students34,581 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3030,418
# of Students in Kindergarten:14665,872
# of Students in 1st Grade:12768,019
# of Students in 2nd Grade:12468,249
# of Students in 3rd Grade:14170,066
# of Students in 4th Grade:13472,164
# of Students in 5th Grade:13572,391
# of Students in 6th Grade:11671,172
# of Students in 7th Grade:13470,843
# of Students in 8th Grade:13371,876
# of Students in 9th Grade:14376,601
# of Students in 10th Grade:13673,016
# of Students in 11th Grade:14871,748
# of Students in 12th Grade:13370,028
# of Ungraded Students: - 1,197

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $21,055 is higher than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $18,920 is higher than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$38 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hamilton-Wenham  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$34 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Hamilton-Wenham  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$21,055$20,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hamilton-Wenham  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,920$18,839
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hamilton-Wenham  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Hamilton-Wenham School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Hamilton-wenham Regional High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    775 Bay Rd
    South Hamilton, MA 01982
    (978) 468-0400

    Grades: 9-12 | 560 students
  • Cutler School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    237 Asbury Street
    South Hamilton, MA 01982
    (978) 468-5330

    Grades: K-5 | 289 students
  • Winthrop School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    325 Bay Rd
    South Hamilton, MA 01982
    (978) 468-5340

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Bessie Buker Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    1 School Street
    Wenham, MA 01984
    (978) 468-5324

    Grades: K-5 | 257 students
  • Miles River Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    787 Bay Rd
    South Hamilton, MA 01982
    (978) 468-0362

    Grades: 6-8 | 383 students
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