Waltham, MA
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Waltham Public Schools


Waltham School District Details

Waltham School District
617 Lexington Street
Waltham, MA 02452

5,155 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

11 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Waltham 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
Douglas Macarthur Elementary School
494 Lincoln Street
Waltham, MA, 02452
KG-05
Henry Whittemore Elementary School
30 Parmenter Road
Waltham, MA, 02453
KG-05
James Fitzgerald Elementary School
140 Beal Road
Waltham, MA, 02453
KG-05
John F Kennedy Middle
655 Lexington St
Waltham, MA, 02452
06-08
John W. Mcdevitt Middle School
75 Church Street
Waltham, MA, 02453
06-08
Northeast Elementary School
70 Putney Lane
Waltham, MA, 02452
PK-05
Thomas R Plympton Elementary School
20 Farnsworth Street
Waltham, MA, 02451
KG-05
Waltham Sr High
617 Lexington Street
Waltham, MA, 02452
09-12
William F. Stanley Elementary School
250 South Street
Waltham, MA, 02453
PK-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 47.9% 65.0%
Black 9.6% 8.6%
Hispanic 33.5% 17.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.9% 6.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.5% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.5% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,396 $53,000,000 53.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,485 $7,569,000 7.6%
Staff $1,141 $5,816,000 5.8%
General Administration $271 $1,383,000 1.4%
School Administration $799 $4,071,000 4.1%
Operation $1,942 $9,901,000 9.9%
Transportation $740 $3,770,000 3.8%
Other $624 $3,179,000 3.2%
Total Support $7,001 $35,689,000 35.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,220 $11,319,000 11.3%
Total Expenditures $19,617 $100,008,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,978 $7,609,668,000 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,011 $964,201,000 6.3%
Staff $808 $770,790,000 5.0%
General Administration $198 $188,694,000 1.2%
School Administration $633 $604,140,000 3.9%
Operation $1,316 $1,255,328,000 8.2%
Transportation $651 $620,753,000 4.1%
Other $381 $363,447,000 2.4%
Total Support $4,998 $4,767,353,000 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,065 $2,923,141,000 19.1%
Total Expenditures $16,040 $15,300,162,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%