Living in Wayland
With its rich history dating back to the colonial era, Wayland is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Wayland is conveniently situated between Worcester and Boston, the latter of which is only 20 miles east of Wayland. As part of the MetroWest region, residents in Wayland enjoy a quiet and friendly community in the semi-rural town.
Known as a bedroom community for professionals commuting to jobs in Boston, Wayland takes pride in preserving its natural beauty. With the Sudbury River bordering Wayland, the forests, marshes, and fields that surround the area are well-maintained and offer stunning views throughout the town. Wayland is also home to its own beach. The natural setting of Wayland provides plenty of outdoor recreation for its residents. Aside from its land, the town is known for its exceptional school system. Given its close proximity to two major cities, those who reside in Wayland can enjoy the best of both worlds; the peace and quiet of the countryside while being within driving distance of shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment.
With a district-wide mission statement to “provide a rigorous and stimulating academic environment that promotes the acquisition of knowledge and skills”, it comes as no surprise that Wayland is well-known for its academics. The Wayland Public School District encourages students to collaborate, express themselves, and strive for excellence. Residents of Wayland can feel confident that their student is receiving a quality education.
- The Children’s Way (Preschool)
- Claypit Hill Elementary School
- Happy Hollow Elementary School
- Loker Elementary School
- Wayland Middle School
- Wayland High School
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