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 (2015-16)

Pre-K: 107
Elementary Schools: 2,023
Middle School: 1,152
High School: 1,513

Total = 5,075 students

Student Enrollment by Grade Level Pie Chart


Class of 2015 – Graduation Rate: 96.2%
% of students attending college:

  • 4-year Private: 71%
  • 4-year Public: 23%
  • 2-year Public: 2%

Employees & Expenditures:

WPS Employees by Category (2013-14)

Total = 698 employees

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  • Pupil / Teacher Ratio (2015-16): 13.7
  • Total Expenditure Per Pupil (2015): $18,185

Student Demographics (2015-16):

Race / Ethnicity (%)
African American or Black 4.6%
Asian 11.8%
Hispanic or Latino 5.0%
Multi-race, Non-Hispanic 5.5%
Native American 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
White 73.1%

Gender (%)
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%

Selected Populations (%)
First Language not English 6.2%
English Language Learner 2.0%
Students With Disabilities 15.4%
High Needs 21.5%
Economically Disadvantaged 5.3%

Note: Over 36 different languages spoken within the parent/school population