18 Davidson Road
Wakefield, MA 01880
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Walton serves 223 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Walton placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Walton's student population of 223 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Walton is ranked within the top 50% 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 Walton is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#800 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
22%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
85%
57%
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Hawaiian
1%
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%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walton and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend Walton?

223 students attend Walton.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of Walton students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Walton?

Walton has a student ration of 17:1, 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 (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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