HAMILTON-WENHAM REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
775 Bay Road
Hamilton, Massachusetts 01982
Map of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School
Phone:  978-468-0400
Fax:  978-468-0241
Web Site:  http://www.hwschools.net

Grades: 

9th - 12th
Enrollment:  720
Setting:  Small City/Town
District:  Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District

Welcome to Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School!
Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School is a comprehensive High School located on the North Shore of Boston, MA featuring a strong academic environment. Students choose from academics, athletics and extracurricular activities to prepare for success in higher education or the workforce. With a community of supportive parents, an excellent High School faculty, and dedicated leadership, students at the Regional are able to achieve the highest levels of accomplishment. At the Regional we promote a "Passion for Learning."

A Letter from the Principal~

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School community strives to create a passion for learning in a reflective environment that promotes respect, individuality and quality achievement. By working to reach their greatest potential, Hamilton Wenham students will learn to live as lifelong learners, express themselves effectively, acquire essential knowledge and skills, respect themselves and others and navigate within a variety of communities.

Our high school serves students in grades 9-12. The students access a strong well-rounded high school program which includes: academics, Fine and Performing Arts, athletics and a variety of extra and co-curricular activities. The recently graduated Class of 2013 finds 95% of the students going on to post-secondary education, with 88% of the class enrolling in four-year colleges. The school continued to perform admirably on a variety of state and national assessments. MCAS results find us among the best in the state with the high school meeting its Annual Yearly Progress goals (AYP) in all areas.

The school has performed extremely well and garnered AP Honor Roll distinction as 138 students took Advanced Placement Tests with 47 students being recognized as AP Scholars by the College Board. The students also scored very well on the SAT and ACT exams.

Students at “The Regional” do an excellent job in academic competitions. Our National History Day project participants represented the school at the National Finals in Washington DC, earning six National Awards including; the Best Project from Massachusetts and the Best Project Nationally on the History of the Federal Government. Our students also produce fine projects for the Massachusetts State Science Fair competition.

The Arts program continues to garner recognition; our students do well in the Boston Globe Scholastic Arts Competition and our student theatrical productions continue to receive acclaim with the annual musical and participation in the One-Act Plays competition. The band and choral groups perform in a variety of settings for the enjoyment of the school and greater community.

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School is a vibrant learning community where students accomplish great things!

Sincerely,

Eric Tracy
Principal

Teacher Salary & Benefits
Level Starting Maximum
Bachelors $44,359 $64,227
Masters $46,557 $72,017
Masters +30 $49,230 $80,131
Masters +45 $51,101 $82,004
Masters +60 $52,842 $83,746
Masters +75 $54,411 $85,314
Doctorate $54,411 $85,314
Employer    Employee
Medical 60% 40%
Dental 0% 100%

Additional Benefits Information
In order to attract and retain the talented workforce that we need to fulfill our mission at the HAMILTON-WENHAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, we strive to provide an encouraging environment that allows all employees to perform at their best. This include a wide variety of factors such as an integrated, data-responsive system curriculum, collaboration, assessment and professional development as well as an overall Human Resources strategy. One component of the Human Resources strategy is our benefits package that is important to everyone.

Heatlh and Wellness ~ A choice of quality comprehensive plans are offered to meet the needs of our staff, such as medical plans, dental plans and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - medical and dependent care spending accounts.

Personal Protection ~ These benefits provide additional financial security to employees and their family members for events that impact their lives and physical well-being, such as Life insurance, AD&D insurance, Short-term disability insurance, Long-term disability insurance.

Financial Future ~ A 403(b) retirement plan that allows you to make contributions is provided, as well as a pension plan for tax-advantage wealth accumulation.

Work/Life Program ~ Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) assists employees with personal and/or work situations.