Wachusett School District

1745 Main Street, C/o Jefferson School
Jefferson, MA 01522
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 6,727 students in Wachusett School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Wachusett School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
6,727 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
467 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Wachusett School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 395 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#113 out of 395 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wachusett  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wachusett  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wachusett  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wachusett  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.28
0.63
# American Indian Students
8 Students
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
198 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
473 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
23%
# Black Students
181 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
3%
10%
# White Students
5,681 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
84%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
182 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
127
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
508
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
492
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
469
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
505
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
473
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
540
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
560
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
541
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
548
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
483
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
493
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
495
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
475
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
18
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,235 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,229 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$123 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wachusett  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
$116 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Wachusett  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
$18,235
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wachusett  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,229
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wachusett  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Wachusett School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wachusett Regional High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1401 Main Street
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-6771
Grades: 9-12
| 1,964 students
Rank: #22.
Thomas Prince
Math: 55% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
170 Sterling Road
Princeton, MA 01541
(978) 464-2110
Grades: K-8
| 352 students
Rank: #33.
Dawson
Math: 53% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
155 Salisbury Street
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-6828
Grades: K-5
| 488 students
Rank: #44.
Houghton Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
32 Boutelle Road
Sterling, MA 01564
(978) 422-2333
Grades: K-4
| 327 students
Rank: #55.
Chocksett Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
40 Boutelle Road
Sterling, MA 01564
(978) 422-6552
Grades: 5-8
| 289 students
Rank: #66.
Mountview Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
270 Shrewsbury Street
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-5577
Grades: 6-8
| 742 students
Rank: #77.
Glenwood Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
65 Glenwood Road
Rutland, MA 01543
(508) 886-0399
Grades: 3-5
| 331 students
Rank: #88.
Leroy E.mayo
Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
351 Bullard Street
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-3203
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #99.
Davis Hill Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
78 Jamieson Road
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-1754
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #1010.
Central Tree Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
281 Main Street
Rutland, MA 01543
(508) 886-0073
Grades: 6-8
| 365 students
Rank: #1111.
Paxton Center
Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
19 West Street
Paxton, MA 01612
(508) 798-8576
Grades: K-8
| 447 students
Rank: n/an/a
1745 Main Street
Jefferson, MA 01522
(508) 829-4786
Grades: PK
| 127 students
Rank: n/an/a
285 Main Street
Rutland, MA 01543
(508) 886-2901
Grades: K-2
| 344 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Wachusett School District?
Wachusett School District manages 13 public schools serving 6,727 students.
What is the rank of Wachusett School District?
Wachusett School District is ranked #115 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Massachusetts school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Wachusett School District?
84% of Wachusett School District students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Wachusett School District?
Wachusett School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Wachusett School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,229 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,727 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 50% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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