Wakefield Memorial High School

  • Wakefield Memorial High School serves 989 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • 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 989 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students989 students
Wakefield Memorial High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Wakefield Memorial High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
Wakefield Memorial High School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeWakefield Memorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Wakefield Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
Asian
3%
6%
Wakefield Memorial High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
3%
19%
Wakefield Memorial High School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
3%
9%
Wakefield Memorial High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
90%
63%
Wakefield Memorial High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Wakefield Memorial High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWakefield Memorial High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.190.35
Wakefield Memorial High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
Wakefield Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
Wakefield Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wakefield School District's student population of 3,499 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 86% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,018 in this district is less than the state average of $20,551. 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 $19,475. 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 Managed3,4991,344
Wakefield School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate97%85%
Wakefield School District Graduation Rate (1995-2016)
District Total Revenue$44 MM$28 MM
Wakefield School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$43 MM$26 MM
Wakefield School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$13,018$20,551
Wakefield School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$12,750$19,475
Wakefield School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Wakefield Woodville School
    Grades: K-4 | 413 students
    0.1 miles
    30 Farm Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781)246-6469
    0.1 K-4 413
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1259 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Hemlock Rd
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781)246-0810
    0.4 9-12 1259
  • Wakefield Galvin Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1143 students
    1 miles
    525 Main Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781)246-6410
    1 5-8 1143
  • Wakefield Greenwood Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 217 students
    1.3 miles
    1030 Main Street
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781)246-6460
    1.3 K-4 217
  • Wakefield Early Childhood Center At Doyle School
    Grades: PK | 130 students
    1.6 miles
    11 Paul Avenue
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    (781)246-6420
    1.6 PK 130

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Massachusetts public schools have a diversity score of 0.35, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Massachusetts is Malden School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.