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)

WPS At a Glance

Student Enrollment:

Student Enrollment by Grade Level (2017-18)

Pre-K: 100
Elementary Schools: 2,209
Middle School: 1,128
High School: 1,569

Total = 5,006 students

Enrollment Reports:


Class of 2018 – Graduation Rate: 97.1%

Plans of High School Graduates (2017-18):

  • 4-year Private: 60.5%
  • 4-year Public: 30.2%
  • 2-year Private: 0.3%
  • 2-year Public: 1.8%
  • Other Post-Secondary 2.0%
  • Apprenticeship 0.0%
  • Work 0.5%
  • Military 0.0%
  • Other 1.0%
  • Unknown 3.8%

Student Demographics (2017-18):

Race / Ethnicity (%)
African American or Black 4.1%
Asian 13.6%
Hispanic or Latino 5.0%
Native American 0%
White 70.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-race, Non-Hispanic 6.7%

Gender (%)
Male 49.3%
Female 50.7%

Selected Populations (%)
First Language not English 6.6%
English Language Learner 2.3%
Students With Disabilities 16.0%
High Needs 22.5%
Economically Disadvantaged 5.8%

Note: WPS has students with 31 different first languages.

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