Walpole High School

  • Walpole High School serves 1,143 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Walpole High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Walpole High School's student population of 1,143 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walpole High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walpole High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. 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#31 out of 1667 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walpole High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Walpole High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
87%
61%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Walpole High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walpole High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.240.58
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walpole High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalpole School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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