Wareham Senior High School

  • Wareham Senior High School serves 458 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wareham Senior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wareham Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Wareham Senior High School's student population of 458 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wareham Senior High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Wareham Senior High School is 0.50, 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#159 out of 1666 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
9%
9%
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White
69%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.59
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWareham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wareham Wareham Cooperative Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 63 students
    0.1 miles
    4 Viking Drive
    Wareham, MA 02571
    (508) 291-3550
    0.1 9-12 63
  • Wareham Wareham Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 726 students
    0.3 miles
    4 Viking Drive
    Wareham, MA 02571
    (508) 291-3550
    0.3 5-8 726
  • West Wareham John William Decas
    Grades: K-2 | 577 students
    1.5 miles
    760 Main Street
    West Wareham, MA 02576
    (508) 291-3530
    1.5 K-2 577
  • Wareham Minot Forest
    Grades: 3-4 | 490 students
    1.9 miles
    63 Minot Avenue
    Wareham, MA 02571
    (508) 291-3555
    1.9 3-4 490
  • Marion Sippican
    Grades: PK-6 | 454 students
    4.4 miles
    16 Spring Street
    Marion, MA 02738
    (508) 748-0100
    4.4 PK-6 454

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