Wakefield School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 7 public schools in Wakefield School District, serving 3,505 students. Wakefield School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
  • Public schools in Wakefield School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
  • The top ranked public schools in Wakefield School District are Wakefield Memorial High School, Walton and Greenwood. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameWakefield School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wakefieldpublicschools.org
School District Phone Number(781) 246-6400
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools7 Schools1,854 Schools
# of Students3,505 Students953,660 Students
# of Teachers256 Teachers73,118 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1

District Comparison

  • Wakefield School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 95% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#175 out of 403 school districts
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wakefield  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)
58%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wakefield  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 Rate
95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wakefield  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.280.59
# of American Indian Students6 Students2,100 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students120 Students65,565 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# of Hispanic Students204 Students191,095 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
20%
# of Black Students89 Students86,283 Students
% Black Students
3%
9%
# of White Students2,974 Students573,115 Students
% White Students
85%
60%
# of Hawaiian Students7 Students812 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students104 Students34,581 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:12630,418
# of Students in Kindergarten:25965,872
# of Students in 1st Grade:27268,019
# of Students in 2nd Grade:25568,249
# of Students in 3rd Grade:26370,066
# of Students in 4th Grade:25872,164
# of Students in 5th Grade:26272,391
# of Students in 6th Grade:25071,172
# of Students in 7th Grade:24870,843
# of Students in 8th Grade:28471,876
# of Students in 9th Grade:24976,601
# of Students in 10th Grade:26673,016
# of Students in 11th Grade:23271,748
# of Students in 12th Grade:27270,028
# of Ungraded Students:91,197

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $17,722 in this school district is less 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 $16,909 is less 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$62 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wakefield  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$59 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Wakefield  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$17,722$20,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wakefield  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$16,909$18,839
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wakefield  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.

Wakefield School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Wakefield Memorial High School Math: 86% | Reading: 94%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    60 Farm Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6440

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,028 student
  • Walton Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    18 Davidson Road
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6494

    Grades: 1-4 | 205 students
  • Greenwood Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    1030 Main Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6460

    Grades: K-4 | 221 students
  • Dolbeare Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    340 Lowell Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6480

    Grades: K-4 | 448 students
  • Woodville School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    30 Farm Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6469

    Grades: K-4 | 433 students
  • Galvin Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    525 Main Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6410

    Grades: 5-8 | 1,044 student
  • Early Childhood Center At The Doyle School
    11 Paul Avenue
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781) 246-6420

    Grades: PK | 126 students
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