Wareham School District

48 Marion Road
Wareham, MA 02571
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,043 students in Wareham School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Wareham School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
2,043 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
177 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Wareham School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 60-64% has decreased from 75-79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#344 out of 395 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wareham  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
17%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wareham  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.
33%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wareham  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.
60-64%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wareham  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.51
0.63
# American Indian Students
31 Students
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
n/a
# Asian Students
17 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
185 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
23%
# Black Students
152 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
7%
10%
# White Students
1,401 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
69%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
252 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
12%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
65
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
190
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
163
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
188
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
146
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
173
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
125
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
164
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
173
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
203
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
129
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
109
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
102
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
103
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
10
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $44,297 is higher than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 80% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $45,925 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 88% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$91 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wareham  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
$94 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Wareham  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
$44,297
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wareham  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
$45,925
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wareham  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 Wareham School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wareham Cooperative Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
48 Marion Road
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 38 students
Rank: #22.
John William Decas
(Math: 66% | Reading: 51% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
760 Main Street
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3530
Grades: PK-2
| 606 students
Rank: #33.
Wareham Senior High School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3510
Grades: 8-12
| 618 students
Rank: #44.
Wareham Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3550
Grades: 5-7
| 462 students
Rank: #55.
Minot Forest
(Math: 9% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3555
Grades: 3-4
| 319 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Wareham School District?
Wareham School District manages 5 public schools serving 2,043 students.
What is the rank of Wareham School District?
Wareham School District is ranked #344 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Wareham School District?
69% of Wareham School District students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Wareham School District?
Wareham School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Wareham School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $45,925 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 88% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,043 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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