48 Marion Road
Wareham, MA 02571
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Wareham Cooperative Alternative School serves 33 students in grades 9-12.
Wareham Cooperative Alternative 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 33 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-49% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wareham Cooperative Alternative School's student population of 33 students has declined by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
33 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

Wareham Cooperative Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 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 Wareham Cooperative Alternative School is 0.61, 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
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State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#939 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
12%
22%
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Black
18%
10%
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White
58%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
40-49%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
5%
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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% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Wareham Cooperative Alternative School?

The graduation rate of Wareham Cooperative Alternative School is 40-49%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 88%.

How many students attend Wareham Cooperative Alternative School?

33 students attend Wareham Cooperative Alternative School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

58% of Wareham Cooperative Alternative School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 12% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Wareham Cooperative Alternative School?

Wareham Cooperative Alternative School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Wareham Cooperative Alternative School offer ?

Wareham Cooperative Alternative School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 33 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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