Public Schools in Waltham, Massachusetts

There are 9 Public Schools in Waltham, Massachusetts, serving a population of 62,832 people in an area of 13 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 6,981 people, and 1 Public School per 1 square miles.

In Massachusetts, Waltham is ranked 339th of 585 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 272nd of 585 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Waltham Public Schools

Find Waltham, Massachusetts public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Douglas Macarthur Elementary School 494 Lincoln Street Waltham, MA

Henry Whittemore Elementary School 30 Parmenter Road Waltham, MA

James Fitzgerald Elementary School 140 Beal Road Waltham, MA

John F Kennedy Middle 655 Lexington Street Waltham, MA

John W. Mcdevitt Middle School 75 Church Street Waltham, MA

Northeast Elementary School 70 Putney Lane Waltham, MA

Thomas R Plympton Elementary School 20 Farnsworth Street Waltham, MA

Waltham Sr High 617 Lexington Street Waltham, MA

William F. Stanley Elementary School 250 South Street Waltham, MA

About Waltham Public Schools

Waltham Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Waltham, MA. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Massachusetts, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Waltham Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Waltham school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Waltham Public School Statistics

Find Waltham Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Waltham Public School Enrollment
 WalthamMiddlesex County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment471 (49.1%)13,211 (44.4%)
Kindergarten Enrollment594 (92.1%)15,732 (87.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,517 (89.0%)63,223 (91.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,354 (85.1%)63,434 (89.0%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,332 (86.5%)69,147 (88.3%)
Waltham Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 WalthamMiddlesex County
Less than 9th Grade Education2,045 (4.8%)39,296 (3.6%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,831 (4.3%)39,855 (3.6%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)9,132 (21.2%)222,205 (20.1%)