Wachusett School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 7,147 students in Wachusett 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 Wachusett School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wachusett School District are Wachusett Regional High School, Thomas Prince and Mountview Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wachusett School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Wachusett 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%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Wachusett School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,849 Schools
# Students
7,147 Students
951,520 Students
# Teachers
462 Teachers
72,945 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Wachusett School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 401 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#72 out of 404 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wachusett  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wachusett  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.23
0.59
# American Indian Students
8 Students
2,098 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
215 Students
65,433 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
368 Students
190,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
20%
# Black Students
142 Students
86,216 Students
% Black Students
2%
9%
# White Students
6,243 Students
571,635 Students
% White Students
88%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
812 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
165 Students
34,518 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
162
30,411
# Students in K Grade:
379
65,579
# Students in 1st Grade:
498
67,670
# Students in 2nd Grade:
534
68,165
# Students in 3rd Grade:
512
69,969
# Students in 4th Grade:
556
72,086
# Students in 5th Grade:
590
72,285
# Students in 6th Grade:
613
70,804
# Students in 7th Grade:
590
70,469
# Students in 8th Grade:
583
71,492
# Students in 9th Grade:
522
76,601
# Students in 10th Grade:
521
73,016
# Students in 11th Grade:
581
71,748
# Students in 12th Grade:
493
70,028
# Ungraded Students:
13
1,197

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,261 in this school district is less than the state median of $21,203. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,592 is less than the state median of $19,776. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$109 MM
$29 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$104 MM
$27 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,261
$21,203
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,592
$19,776
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Wachusett School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wachusett Regional High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1401 Main Street
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-6771
Grades: 9-12
| 2,130 students
Rank: #22.
Thomas Prince
Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
170 Sterling Road
Princeton, MA 01541
(978) 464-2110
Grades: K-8
| 401 students
Rank: #33.
Mountview Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
270 Shrewsbury Street
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-5577
Grades: 6-8
| 802 students
Rank: #44.
Davis Hill Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
78 Jamieson Road
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-1754
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #55.
Dawson
Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
155 Salisbury Street
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-6828
Grades: K-5
| 460 students
Rank: #66.
Houghton Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
32 Boutelle Road
Sterling, MA 01564
(978) 422-2333
Grades: K-4
| 375 students
Rank: #77.
Chocksett Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
40 Boutelle Road
Sterling, MA 01564
(978) 422-6552
Grades: 5-8
| 364 students
Rank: #88.
Central Tree Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
281 Main Street
Rutland, MA 01543
(508) 886-0073
Grades: 6-8
| 372 students
Rank: #99.
Glenwood Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
65 Glenwood Road
Rutland, MA 01543
(508) 886-0399
Grades: 3-5
| 343 students
Rank: #1010.
Leroy E.mayo
Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
351 Bullard Street
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 829-3203
Grades: K-5
| 477 students
Rank: #1111.
Paxton Center
Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
19 West Street
Paxton, MA 01612
(508) 798-8576
Grades: K-8
| 468 students
1745 Main Street
Jefferson, MA 01522
(508) 829-4786
Grades: PK
| 162 students
285 Main Street
Rutland, MA 01543
(508) 886-2901
Grades: K-2
| 342 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 7,147 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 20% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.23

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