Wakefield, MA
Public School Ratings




Best

Best Wakefield Neighborhoods for Education



Wakefield Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more


Wakefield School District Details

Wakefield School District
60 Farm Street
Wakefield, MA 01880

3,439 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Wakefield School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

(10 is best)

Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Dolbeare School
340 Lowell Street
Wakefield, MA, 01880
KG-04
Early Childhood Center At The Doyle School
11 Paul Avenue
Wakefield, MA, 01880
PK-PK
Galvin Middle School
525 Main Street
Wakefield, MA, 01880
05-08
Greenwood School
1030 Main Street
Wakefield, MA, 01880
KG-04
Wakefield Memorial High School
60 Farm Street
Wakefield, MA, 01880
09-12
Walton School
18 Davidson Road
Wakefield, MA, 01880
01-04
Woodville School
30 Farm Street
Wakefield, MA, 01880
KG-04

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 90.5% 65.8%
Black 2.0% 9.0%
Hispanic 4.1% 18.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.3% 6.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.8% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.8% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.0% 3.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,606 $28,804,282 35.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $891 $2,982,177 3.7%
Staff $640 $2,142,080 2.7%
General Administration $175 $585,725 0.7%
School Administration $591 $1,978,077 2.5%
Operation $1,452 $4,859,844 6.0%
Transportation $315 $1,054,305 1.3%
Other $448 $1,499,456 1.9%
Total Support $4,512 $15,101,664 18.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $10,984 $36,763,448 45.6%
Total Expenditures $24,101 $80,666,047 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,238 $8,829,317,762 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,149 $1,098,638,023 6.4%
Staff $894 $854,825,435 5.0%
General Administration $198 $189,340,536 1.1%
School Administration $656 $626,728,689 3.7%
Operation $1,359 $1,298,651,332 7.6%
Transportation $699 $668,422,780 3.9%
Other $406 $388,136,507 2.3%
Total Support $5,362 $5,124,624,208 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,248 $3,104,553,880 18.2%
Total Expenditures $17,847 $17,058,595,089 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%