Wellesley Sr High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
50 Rice Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Phone
(781) 446-6290
District
WELLESLEY
County
NORFOLK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1512
Classroom Teachers
119

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

10

(10 is best)

Better than 97.1% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Wellesley Sr High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 98 83
Proficiency in Reading 99 89
Proficiency in Math 97 76

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.72
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.46
AVG FOR STATE 13.32
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 375 24.8%
Grade 10 383 25.3%
Grade 11 399 26.4%
Grade 12 355 23.5%
Total 1512 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 76.6% 76.5% 63.6%
Black 6.3% 4.8% 9.2%
Hispanic 4.9% 5.3% 19.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.1% 13.3% 6.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.0% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 29,004 6,902,149
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,762.5 879
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 29.6% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 24.8% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 27.4%
65 OR OLDER 15.0% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,658 2,601,914
Single Parent Households With Children 4.7% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.9% 90.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 82.7% 42.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 57.2% 21.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.7% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.9% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 6.8% 14.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 5.0% 13.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.8% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 3.6% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,482 $58,271,150 55.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,958 $9,936,850 9.5%
Staff $1,517 $7,698,775 7.4%
General Administration $160 $812,000 0.8%
School Administration $614 $3,116,050 3.0%
Operation $1,398 $7,094,850 6.8%
Transportation $494 $2,507,050 2.4%
Other $408 $2,070,600 2.0%
Total Support $6,548 $33,231,100 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,574 $13,063,050 12.5%
Total Expenditures $20,604 $104,565,300 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,603 $9,262,131,085 52.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,165 $1,123,883,704 6.4%
Staff $898 $866,051,010 4.9%
General Administration $180 $173,649,453 1.0%
School Administration $685 $660,644,618 3.7%
Operation $1,332 $1,284,503,680 7.3%
Transportation $752 $725,726,700 4.1%
Other $398 $383,422,541 2.2%
Total Support $5,410 $5,217,905,924 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,290 $3,172,830,083 18.0%
Total Expenditures $18,302 $17,652,805,525 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%