Walpole High School

275 Common Street
Walpole, MA 02081
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Walpole High School serves 1,044 students in grades 9-12.
Walpole High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,044 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Walpole High School's student population of 1,044 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,044 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

Walpole High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Walpole High School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#163 out of 1644 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
23%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
81%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walpole High School's ranking?
Walpole High School is ranked #163 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Walpole High School often compared to?
Walpole High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Norwood High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Walpole High School?
The graduation rate of Walpole High School is 99%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Walpole High School?
1,044 students attend Walpole High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Walpole High School students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walpole High School?
Walpole High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Walpole High School offer ?
Walpole High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Walpole High School part of?
Walpole High School is part of Walpole School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,044 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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