Wellesley Public Schools: At-A-Glance

  • An integrated pre-school program (ages 3-5)
  • 7 Elementary Schools (grades K-5)
  • 1 Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • 1 High School (grades 9-12)

Student Enrollment:

Student Enrollment by Grade Level (2016-17)

Pre-K: 106
Elementary Schools: 2,255
Middle School: 1,145
High School: 1,512

Total = 5,018 students

Student Enrollment by Grade Level Pie Chart

Enrollment Reports:


Class of 2016 – Graduation Rate: 96.1%

Plans of High School Graduates (2015-16):

  • 4-year Private: 65%
  • 4-year Public: 21%
  • 2-year Public: 1%

Student Demographics (2016-17):

Race / Ethnicity (%)
African American or Black 4.5%
Asian 12.6%
Hispanic or Latino 4.9%
Native American 0%
White 71.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-race, Non-Hispanic 6.0%

Gender (%)
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%

Selected Populations (%)
First Language not English 6.3%
English Language Learner 2.1%
Students With Disabilities 15.1%
High Needs 21.3%
Economically Disadvantaged 5.7%

Note: WPS has students with 31 different first languages.