Weymouth


Summary:

The Weymouth school district in Massachusetts consists of 11 schools, including 9 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school, serving students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. The district's schools display a range of academic performance, with some standout institutions like Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School and Academy Avenue consistently ranking among the top in the state, while others, such as William Seach and Frederick C. Murphy, have lower test scores and rankings.

The district's student population is diverse, with white students making up the majority, followed by African American, Hispanic, and Asian students. Test scores on the MCAS Next Generation assessments are generally on par with or slightly below the state averages, but the top-performing schools in Weymouth, like Thomas W. Hamilton Primary and Academy Avenue, have significantly higher proficiency rates, especially in Mathematics. The district's per-student spending ranges from $14,681 at Academy Avenue to $21,737 at the Johnson Early Childhood Center, suggesting a potential correlation between investment in early education and academic performance.

Overall, the Weymouth school district offers a mix of high-performing and lower-performing schools, with disparities in student outcomes that may be linked to factors such as demographics and resource allocation. By identifying and replicating the best practices of the top-performing schools, the district can work to ensure all students have access to a quality education and close the achievement gaps within the community.

District Detail

 111 Middle Street
Weymouth, MA 02189

 (781) 335-1460

SchoolDigger Rank:
202nd of 356 Massachusetts districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 5,599

Primary Schools: 9
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0
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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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