Whitman-Hanson School District

610 Franklin Street
Whitman, MA 02382
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Whitman-Hanson 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 are 5 public elementary schools serving 2,378 students in Whitman-Hanson School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Massachusetts.
Public Elementary Schools in Whitman-Hanson School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,384 Schools
# Students
3,556 Students
603,789 Students
# Teachers
249 Teachers
50,699 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Whitman-Hanson 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 90% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#206 out of 395 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Whitman-Hanson  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitman-Hanson  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.
52%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitman-Hanson  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.
90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Whitman-Hanson  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.29
0.64
# American Indian Students
15 Students
1,304 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
59 Students
43,809 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
241 Students
145,992 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
24%
# Black Students
131 Students
60,055 Students
% Black Students
4%
10%
# White Students
2,990 Students
324,140 Students
% White Students
84%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
508 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
117 Students
27,659 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
91
18,456
# Students in K Grade:
237
59,542
# Students in 1st Grade:
232
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
257
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
251
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
270
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
265
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
274
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
282
57,974
# Students in 8th Grade:
310
56,256
# Students in 9th Grade:
254
5,454
# Students in 10th Grade:
239
4,967
# Students in 11th Grade:
295
4,614
# Students in 12th Grade:
286
4,344
# Ungraded Students:
13
155

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,697 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,859 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$67 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Whitman-Hanson  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
$64 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Whitman-Hanson  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
$18,697
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Whitman-Hanson  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
$17,859
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Whitman-Hanson  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 Whitman-Hanson School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John H Duval
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
60 Regal Street
Whitman, MA 02382
(781) 618-7055
Grades: K-5
| 417 students
Rank: #22.
Louise A Conley
(Math: 35% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Forest Street
Whitman, MA 02382
(781) 618-7050
Grades: K-5
| 492 students
Rank: #33.
Whitman Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Corthell Avenue
Whitman, MA 02382
(781) 618-7035
Grades: 6-8
| 513 students
Rank: #44.
Indian Head
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
720 Indian Head Street
Hanson, MA 02341
(781) 618-7065
Grades: K-4
| 499 students
Rank: #55.
Hanson Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Liberty Street
Hanson, MA 02341
(781) 618-7575
Grades: 5-8
| 457 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,556 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : 90% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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