Wellesley Sr High School



Wellesley Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wellesley Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 383
10 341
11 360
12 297

Wellesley Sr High School is a public high school of the Wellesley School District located in Wellesley, MA. It has 1,381 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wellesley Sr High School is the 53rd largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 3,739th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,381
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 114.58

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Wellesley Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 709
(51%)
709
(51%)
 Male 672
(49%)
672
(49%)

Wellesley Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,099
(80%)
1,099
(80%)
 Asian 116
(8%)
116
(8%)
 Hispanic 61
(4%)
61
(4%)
 Black 59
(4%)
59
(4%)
 Two or More 45
(3%)
45
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wellesley Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,302
(94%)
1,302
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(4%)
60
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(1%)
19
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wellesley Sr High School is ranked 294th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wellesley Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Wellesley Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1184
2006 1196
2007 1187
2008 1256
2009 1220
2010 1294
2011 1353
2012 1381

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 12.5
2007 12
2008 12.2
2009 11.1
2010 11.6
2011 12.4
2012 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.038851351351351
2006 0.044314381270903
2007 0.047177759056445
2008 0.036624203821656
2009 0.038524590163934
2010 0.032457496136012
2011 0.036215816703622
2012 0.057204923968139

Compare Wellesley Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.7%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,381 12.1:1  
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