4 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA 02571
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Wareham Middle School serves 533 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-7
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wareham Middle School's student population of 533 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
533 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Wareham Middle 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 Middle School is 0.53, 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
#1309 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
22%
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Black
9%
10%
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White
66%
57%
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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
0.53
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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)
8%
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?

29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% MA state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% MA state average).

How many students attend Wareham Middle School?

533 students attend Wareham Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

66% of Wareham Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 1% 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 15:1, which is higher than 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).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-7
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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