Wakefield Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Wakefield School District Details

Wakefield School District
60 Farm Street
Wakefield, MA 01880

3,485 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

13 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)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
56%
51%
57%
53%
54%
50%
56%
51%
57%
53%
54%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

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
KG-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) 85.7% 60.3%
Black 2.8% 9.5%
Hispanic 7.7% 22.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 7.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,173 $35,655,000 58.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,154 $4,046,000 6.6%
Staff $715 $2,506,000 4.1%
General Administration $161 $566,000 0.9%
School Administration $678 $2,375,000 3.9%
Operation $1,737 $6,088,000 9.9%
Transportation $462 $1,621,000 2.6%
Other $314 $1,100,000 1.8%
Total Support $5,222 $18,302,000 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,119 $7,426,000 12.1%
Total Expenditures $17,513 $61,383,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,619 $10,073,171,000 52.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,333 $1,264,777,000 6.6%
Staff $904 $857,898,000 4.5%
General Administration $199 $188,621,000 1.0%
School Administration $739 $701,244,000 3.7%
Operation $1,464 $1,388,867,000 7.3%
Transportation $854 $810,163,000 4.2%
Other $438 $415,688,000 2.2%
Total Support $5,932 $5,627,258,000 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,598 $3,412,797,000 17.9%
Total Expenditures $20,149 $19,113,226,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%