Wareham School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,314 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 28% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wareham School District are Wareham Cooperative Alternative School, Wareham Middle School and Wareham Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wareham School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Wareham 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
5 Schools
1,849 Schools
# Students
2,314 Students
951,520 Students
# Teachers
190 Teachers
72,945 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Wareham School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 65-69% has decreased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#366 out of 404 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wareham  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
65-69%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wareham  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.45
0.59
# American Indian Students
26 Students
2,098 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
25 Students
65,433 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
163 Students
190,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
20%
# Black Students
179 Students
86,216 Students
% Black Students
8%
9%
# White Students
1,686 Students
571,635 Students
% White Students
73%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
812 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
233 Students
34,518 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
82
30,411
# Students in K Grade:
222
65,579
# Students in 1st Grade:
159
67,670
# Students in 2nd Grade:
196
68,165
# Students in 3rd Grade:
205
69,969
# Students in 4th Grade:
203
72,086
# Students in 5th Grade:
173
72,285
# Students in 6th Grade:
186
70,804
# Students in 7th Grade:
180
70,469
# Students in 8th Grade:
187
71,492
# Students in 9th Grade:
136
76,601
# Students in 10th Grade:
129
73,016
# Students in 11th Grade:
105
71,748
# Students in 12th Grade:
141
70,028
# Ungraded Students:
10
1,197

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,403 is higher than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,182 is higher than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$47 MM
$28 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$47 MM
$26 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,403
$20,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wareham  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
$20,182
$18,839
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wareham  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.

Best Wareham School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wareham Cooperative Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3550
Grades: 9-12
| 63 students
Rank: #22.
Wareham Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3550
Grades: 5-8
| 726 students
Rank: #33.
Wareham Senior High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3510
Grades: 9-12
| 458 students
Rank: #44.
Minot Forest
Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
63 Minot Avenue
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3555
Grades: 3-4
| 490 students
John William Decas
760 Main Street
West Wareham, MA 02576
(508) 291-3530
Grades: K-2
| 577 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45

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