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98%
  • Wellesley Sr High
  • 50 Rice Street, Wellesley
  • Wellesley
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,480
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
90%
  • Schofield
  • 27 Cedar Street, Wellesley
  • Wellesley
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 348
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
87%
  • Wellesley Middle School
  • 50 Kingsbury Street, Wellesley
  • Wellesley
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,178
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
85%
  • John D Hardy
  • 293 Weston Rd, Wellesley
  • Wellesley
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 305
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
85%
  • Hunnewell
  • 28 Cameron Street, Wellesley
  • Wellesley
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 290
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
82%
  • Sprague Elementary School
  • 401 School Street, Wellesley
  • Wellesley
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 398
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
80%
  • Katharine Lee Bates
  • 116 Elmwood Rd, Wellesley
  • Wellesley
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 384
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
77%
  • Ernest F Upham
  • 35 Wynnewood Rd, Wellesley
  • Wellesley
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 233
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
77%
  • Joseph E Fiske
  • 45 Hastings Street, Wellesley
  • Wellesley
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 451
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Wellesley school information

IndexWellesleyMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores84%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools91,16779,221
Total private schools650824,874
Total post-secondary schools21937,963
The Wellesley, MA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Wellesley public schools have average test scores of 84% which is 31% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 71% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wellesley public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.8% have completed high school, 83.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 20.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Wellesley

IndexWellesleyMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade98.2%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school97.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college92.6%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree86.9%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors83.8%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters50.1%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree20.3%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate9.2%2.6%1.3%

Wellesley, MA School Districts

Wellesley School District

There are a total of 9 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Wellesley. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Wellesley, MA schools is 84%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Wellesley, MA, an average of 98.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Wellesley schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Wellesley, MA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,45389%80%
Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Lexington, MA32,93688%78%
Sharon, MA5,84187%77%
Wellesley, MA28,90984%71%

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Wellesley, MA28,90984%71%
Source: The Wellesley, MA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.