Wakefield Memorial High School

  • Wakefield Memorial High School serves 1,016 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 91% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 97% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

Wakefield Memorial High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Wakefield Memorial High School's student population of 1,016 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,016 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wakefield Memorial High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wakefield Memorial High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#154 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wakefield Memorial High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wakefield Memorial High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
19%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
89%
61%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wakefield Memorial High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.210.35
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Graduation Rate
95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWakefield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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