is the ninth best school district in the state, according to rankings in the latest issue of Boston magazine.
The September issue, which goes on sale on newsstands on Tuesday, includes a ranking of the best public school districts in the state and the best values in the area.
The rankings were compiled using data from school officials, schools websites and the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, according to an announcement of the ranking from the magazine.
It is not the first time that local schools have earned the attention of Boston magazine. Last year, Boston magazine called Regional High School the .
Some of the factors used to compile the 2011 list include test scores, per pupil spending, student-to-teacher ratios, number of AP classes, graduation rate, percent of students who go on the college and the number of sports teams and clubs.
The magazine, in making the announcement, didn’t say how the Hamilton-Wenham schools compared to other districts in the top 10 in any of those categories.
. Other schools ranked higher than Hamilton-Wenham include Concord-Carlisle (2), Weston (3), Lincoln-Sudbury (4), Lexington (5), Wayland (7), and Northborough-Southborough (8), .
George Recck, director of the Math Resource Center at , calculated the scores for each category.