Wellesley Sr High School
Wellesley Sr High School serves 1,469 students in grades 9-12.
Wellesley Sr High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,469 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 28%
- Graduation Rate: 98% (Top 5% in MA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5%
- Math Proficiency: 89% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 85% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Wellesley Sr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Wellesley Sr High School's student population of 1,469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Wellesley Sr High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Wellesley Sr High School is 0.46, 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
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 1667 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
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