Waltham School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 10 public schools managed by Waltham School District serving 5,461 students in Waltham, Massachusetts.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Waltham School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Waltham Douglas Macarthur Elementary School
    494 Lincoln Street
    Waltham, MA 02451
    (781)314-5721

    Grades: K-5 | 432 students
  • Waltham Henry Whittemore Elementary School
    30 Parmenter Road
    Waltham, MA 02453
    (781)314-5785

    Grades: K-5 | 445 students
  • Waltham James Fitzgerald Elementary School
    140 Beal Road
    Waltham, MA 02453
    (781)314-5685

    Grades: K-5 | 448 students
  • Waltham John F Kennedy Middle School
    655 Lexington St
    Waltham, MA 02452
    (781)314-5565

    Grades: 6-8 | 505 students
  • Waltham John W. Mcdevitt Middle School
    75 Church Street
    Waltham, MA 02453
    (781)314-5595

    Grades: 6-8 | 586 students
  • Waltham Northeast Elementary School
    70 Putney Lane
    Waltham, MA 02452
    (781)314-5745

    Grades: PK-5 | 523 students
  • Waltham Thomas R Plympton Elementary School
    20 Farnsworth Street
    Waltham, MA 02451
    (781)314-5765

    Grades: K-5 | 439 students
  • Waltham Waltham Public Schools Dual Language Program
    510 Moody Street
    Waltham, MA 02453
    (781)314-5402

    Grades: K | 40 students
  • Waltham Waltham Senior High School
    617 Lexington Street
    Waltham, MA 02452
    (781)314-5445

    Grades: 9-12 | 1586 students
  • Waltham William F. Stanley Elementary School
    250 South Street
    Waltham, MA 02453
    (781)314-5620

    Grades: PK-5 | 457 students

Overview

School District NameWaltham School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students5,461 students
# of Teachers478 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
# of Male Students2,796 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students2,665 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.66
# of American Indian Students6 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students309 students
% Asian Students
6%
# of Hispanic Students2,050 students
% Hispanic Students
38%
# of Black Students530 students
% Black Students
10%
# of White Students2,411 students
% White Students
43%
# of Hawaiian Students5 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students150 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:148
# of Students in Kindergarten:472
# of Students in 1st Grade:463
# of Students in 2nd Grade:423
# of Students in 3rd Grade:448
# of Students in 4th Grade:423
# of Students in 5th Grade:407
# of Students in 6th Grade:374
# of Students in 7th Grade:350
# of Students in 8th Grade:367
# of Students in 9th Grade:416
# of Students in 10th Grade:403
# of Students in 11th Grade:391
# of Students in 12th Grade:376
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Waltham School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 397 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waltham 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waltham 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waltham School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $20,417 in this school district is less than the state average of $20,877. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $19,753 is less than the state average of $19,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$104 MM$28 MM
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Spending$101 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Waltham School District and average spending for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$20,417$20,877
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waltham School District and average revenue per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$19,753$19,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waltham School District and average spending per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Waltham School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.58. The most diverse school in the district is Thomas R Plympton Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.