Wareham Middle School

4 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA 02571
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Wareham Middle School serves 462 students in grades 5-7.
Wareham Middle 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower 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 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-7
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wareham Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Wareham Middle School's student population of 462 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Wareham Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Wareham Middle School is 0.55, 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
#1280 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
23%
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Black
8%
10%
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White
65%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
5%
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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 Wareham Middle School's ranking?
Wareham Middle School is ranked #1280 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Wareham Middle School often compared to?
Wareham Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Plymouth South Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Wareham Middle School?
462 students attend Wareham Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Wareham Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 11% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wareham Middle School?
Wareham Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Wareham Middle School offer ?
Wareham Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-7 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Wareham Middle School part of?
Wareham Middle School is part of Wareham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-7
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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