Wachusett School District

1745 Main Street, C/o Jefferson School
Jefferson, MA 01522
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 is 1 public high school serving 1,964 students in Wachusett School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public high schools in Massachusetts.
Public High School in Wachusett School District have an average math proficiency score of 75% (versus the Massachusetts public high school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 82% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Public High School in Wachusett School District have a Graduation Rate of 98%, which is more than the Massachusetts average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Wachusett Regional High School, with 98% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Massachusetts or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public high school average of 45% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
13 Schools
411 Schools
# Students
6,727 Students
328,377 Students
# Teachers
467 Teachers
27,355 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)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.28
0.63
# American Indian Students
8 Students
818 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
198 Students
22,215 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
473 Students
74,415 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
23%
# Black Students
181 Students
36,403 Students
% Black Students
3%
11%
# White Students
5,681 Students
181,390 Students
% White Students
84%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
315 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
182 Students
12,102 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
127
1,059
# Students in K Grade:
508
1,577
# Students in 1st Grade:
492
1,638
# Students in 2nd Grade:
469
1,775
# Students in 3rd Grade:
505
1,897
# Students in 4th Grade:
473
2,026
# Students in 5th Grade:
540
2,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
560
5,331
# Students in 7th Grade:
541
8,698
# Students in 8th Grade:
548
12,854
# 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
1,549

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 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 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 High 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

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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%
  • : 94% (Top 50% in MA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 47% (Top 30%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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