Wakefield Memorial High School

  • Wakefield Memorial High School serves 1,030 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Wakefield Memorial High School operates within the Wakefield School District.
  • Wakefield School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1030 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,030 students
Wakefield Memorial High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Wakefield Memorial High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
Wakefield Memorial High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeWakefield Memorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
Wakefield Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Asian
3%
6%
Wakefield Memorial High School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
2%
18%
Wakefield Memorial High School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
3%
9%
Wakefield Memorial High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
91%
64%
Wakefield Memorial High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Wakefield Memorial High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWakefield Memorial High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.170.55
Wakefield Memorial High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
36%
Wakefield Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
4%
Wakefield Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wakefield School District's student population of 3,439 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 85% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,018 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 33% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,750 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 47% over four years.
School District NameWakefield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed3,4391,368
Wakefield School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate97%85%
Wakefield School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$44 MM$29 MM
Wakefield School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$43 MM$28 MM
Wakefield School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,018$20,216
Wakefield School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,750$19,181
Wakefield School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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