Ware Junior/senior High School

  • Ware Junior/senior High School serves 466 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ware Junior/senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Ware Junior/senior High School's student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ware Junior/senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ware Junior/senior High School is 0.29, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1152 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ware Junior/senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
84%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ware Junior/senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.290.59
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Graduation Rate75-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWare School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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