Wayland Middle School

201 Main Street
Wayland, MA 01778
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 602 students in grades 6-8, Wayland Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 602 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 10% in MA
  • : 74% (Top 10%)
  • : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Wayland Middle School's student population of 602 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Wayland Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wayland Middle School is 0.53, 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.
This School
State Level (MA)
#120 out of 1631 schools
(Top 10%)
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74%
41%
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71%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
7%
10%
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White
66%
56%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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0.53
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wayland Middle School's ranking?
Wayland Middle School is ranked #120 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Wayland Middle School often compared to?
Wayland Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Weston Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend Wayland Middle School?
602 students attend Wayland Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Wayland Middle School students are White, 15% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wayland Middle School?
Wayland Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Wayland Middle School offer ?
Wayland Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Wayland Middle School part of?
Wayland Middle School is part of Wayland School District.
In what neighborhood is Wayland Middle School located?
Wayland Middle School is located in the Cochituate neighborhood of Wayland, MA. There are 2 other public schools located in Cochituate.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 602 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 74% (Top 10%)
  • : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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