Wakefield school information

IndexWakefieldMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores72%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools91,16779,235
Total private schools550824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Wakefield are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Wakefield.
  • 92.8% of people in Wakefield have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.5% of people in Wakefield have completed high school.
  • 45.3% of people in Wakefield have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Wakefield

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  • Dolbeare340 Lowell StreetGrades: PK - 04Students: 43 · Ratio: 14:166
  • Galvin Middle School525 Main StreetGrades: 05 - 08Students: 1,091 · Ratio: 14:170
  • Greenwood1030 Main StreetGrades: KG - 04Students: 275 · Ratio: 16:169
  • Northeast Metro Regional Vocational100 Hemlock RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,265 · Ratio: 12:164
  • Wakefield Memorial High60 Farm StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 951 · Ratio: 13:187
  • Walton18 Davidson RoadGrades: KG - 04Students: 204 · Ratio: 18:175
  • Woodville School30 Farm StreetGrades: PK - 04Students: 408 · Ratio: 14:171

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Education level achieved in Wakefield

IndexWakefieldMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school92.5%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college68.3%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree53.1%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors45.3%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters16.0%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%2.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Wakefield (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lexington, MA32,30686%27%
Topsfield, MA2,98386%26%
Lynnfield, MA12,05886%26%
Belmont, MA25,17385%25%
Winchester, MA21,86385%24%
Wakefield, MA25,83572%5%

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Green, OH25,83591%34%
Lafayette, CO25,81252%24%
Wasco, CA25,86539%43%
Greenville, TX25,89281%19%
Parkland, FL25,89579%15%
Wakefield, MA25,83572%5%
Source: The Wakefield, MA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.