Wessagusset serves 336 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Wessagusset 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 20-24% (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 40-44% (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 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 336 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 26%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Wessagusset's student population of 336 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 58% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Wessagusset 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 Wessagusset is 0.44, 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
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1126 out of 1644 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Wessagusset's ranking?
Wessagusset is ranked #1126 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Wessagusset often compared to?
Wessagussetis often viewed alongside schools like Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Wessagusset?
336 students attend Wessagusset.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Wessagusset students are White, 7% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wessagusset?
Wessagusset has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Wessagusset offer ?
Wessagusset offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Wessagusset part of?
Wessagusset is part of Weymouth School District.
Nothing but good memories of this place... I remember the teachers being great. Trips to the library made my day. I remember plenty of field trips to many historical places around the Weymouth area (including Boston). The school itself had a great feel to it. Man... I miss being a kid!
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