Hamilton-Wenham School District

5 School Street
Wenham, MA 01984
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,684 students in Hamilton-Wenham School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Hamilton-Wenham School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
1,684 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
150 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Hamilton-Wenham School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#46 out of 397 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hamilton-Wenham  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60%
41%
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 2021-22 school year data.
65%
44%
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 2021-22 school year data.
65%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Hamilton-Wenham  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hamilton-Wenham  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.63
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
71 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
4%
7%
# Hispanic Students
80 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
23%
# Black Students
9 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
n/a
10%
# White Students
1,475 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
88%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
46 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
40
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
141
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
131
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
121
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
126
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
138
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
116
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
118
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
132
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
129
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
114
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
120
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
126
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
132
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $26,141 is higher than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,241 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$44 MM
$21,850 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$39 MM
$22,544 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$26,141
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hamilton-Wenham  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
$23,241
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hamilton-Wenham  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 Hamilton-Wenham School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hamilton-wenham Regional High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
775 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 492 students
Rank: #22.
Bessie Buker Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1 School Street
Wenham, MA 01984
(978) 468-5324
Grades: K-5
| 250 students
Rank: #33.
Miles River Middle School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
787 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-0362
Grades: 6-8
| 379 students
Rank: #44.
Winthrop School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
325 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-5340
Grades: PK-5
| 310 students
Rank: #55.
Cutler School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
237 Asbury Street
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-5330
Grades: K-5
| 253 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Hamilton-Wenham School District?
Hamilton-Wenham School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,684 students.
What is the rank of Hamilton-Wenham School District?
Hamilton-Wenham School District is ranked #44 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Massachusetts school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Highest science proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Hamilton-Wenham School District?
88% of Hamilton-Wenham School District students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Hamilton-Wenham School District?
Hamilton-Wenham School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Hamilton-Wenham School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $23,241 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,684 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in MA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 60% (Top 20%)
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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