275 Common Street
Walpole, MA 02081
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Walpole High School serves 1,132 students in grades 9-12.
Walpole High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Walpole High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Walpole High School's student population of 1,132 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,132 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Walpole High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walpole High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#405 out of 1667 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
85%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
96%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,132 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 20% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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