Wessagusset

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
75 Pilgrim Road
North Weymouth, MA 02191
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wessagusset serves 279 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Wessagusset placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Wessagusset's student population of 279 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Wessagusset is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Wessagusset is 0.35, 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
#969 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
80%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWeymouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wessagusset is Weymouth High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Maria Weston Chapman Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Snug Harbor Community School (1.2 miles away)
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School Reviews

5  
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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