Walton

18 Davidson Road
Wakefield, MA 01880
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Walton serves 216 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Walton placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walton ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Walton's student population of 216 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Walton is ranked within the top 30% 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 Walton is 0.27, 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
#330 out of 1644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
85%
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
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Walton's ranking?
Walton is ranked #330 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Walton?
216 students attend Walton.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Walton students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walton?
Walton has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Walton offer ?
Walton offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Walton part of?
Walton is part of Wakefield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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