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The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District offers an excellent education to approximately 1,684 students in preschool through grade 12. The district is home to a High School for grades 9-12, a middle school for grades 6-8, and three elementary schools for students in preschool through Grade 5. The Mission of the HWRSD is to educate the children to become young adults who are of good character and demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed to be successful members of our global economy and engaged citizens of the 21st Century.

The towns of Hamilton and Wenham are located just 22 miles north of Boston on the North Shore of Massachusetts and provide easy access to the Atlantic seashore with its reservations, beaches, and boating just miles away. Both towns have retained unique historic small-town character with miles of rural scenery with extensive open space, farmlands, lakes, and woodlands. Hamilton and Wenham share the school system, library, recreation department, and commuter rail station. 

Close up photo of the Central Office sign with a flagpole in the background


Girls Varsity Tennis State Champions

The UNDEFEATED Hamilton-Wenham Girls Varsity Tennis Team clinched the MIAA D4 State Championship on Saturday, June 18, 2022. This is the first state title in the program's history. Congratultions to the whole team on their win!

Congratulations to the HW Bands & Choruses

On Saturday, May 21st, the HW Bands & Choruses competed at the Music in the Parks Festival at Westfield State University.  They nearly had a clean sweep with 1st place in almost every category and they won best overall in every division.  We are so proud of all the performers!


On Thursday, May 5th School Committee voted to support a joint Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging statement written by HWEA President Nicholas Ristaino, School Committee Chair, Dana Allara, and Superintendent, Eric Tracy. The statement serves to support our educators and students as we continue to work together to create and support safe and welcoming learning environments for everyone.

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