Wellesley school information

IndexWellesleyMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores77%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools91,16779,235
Total private schools650824,875
Total post-secondary schools21937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Wellesley are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Wellesley.
  • 97.8% of people in Wellesley have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.6% of people in Wellesley have completed high school.
  • 82.2% of people in Wellesley have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Wellesley

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  • Ernest F Upham35 Wynnewood RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 231 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Hunnewell28 Cameron StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 303 · Ratio: 18:175
  • John D Hardy293 Weston RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 296 · Ratio: 17:174
  • Joseph E Fiske45 Hastings StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 473 · Ratio: 18:173
  • Katharine Lee Bates116 Elmwood RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 404 · Ratio: 17:180
  • Schofield27 Cedar StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 356 · Ratio: 16:167
  • Sprague Elementary School401 School StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 40 · Ratio: 16:179
  • Wellesley Middle50 Kingsbury StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,135 · Ratio: 13:179
  • Wellesley Sr High50 Rice StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,294 · Ratio: 12:191

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Education level achieved in Wellesley

IndexWellesleyMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade97.8%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school97.6%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college91.3%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree85.8%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors82.2%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters48.5%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree19.1%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate7.9%2.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,24988%29%
Lexington, MA32,30686%27%
Hopkinton, MA2,50986%26%
Belmont, MA25,17385%25%
Sharon, MA6,01085%25%
Wellesley, MA28,85877%13%

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Norwood, MA28,84464%6%
Henderson, KY28,84070%2%
Bay Shore, NY28,88360%12%
Sanford, NC28,79863%7%
East Palo Alto, CA28,92038%45%
Wellesley, MA28,85877%13%
Source: The Wellesley, 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.