Massachusetts is the #19 largest school system in the United States, serving 955,739 students across 1,865 public schools.
Massachusetts public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.33, which is higher than the national average of 0.30.
The most diverse school district in Massachusetts is Malden School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.
Minority enrollment is 35% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.
Student by Ethnicity
(MA) School Average
Two or more races
Massachusetts Public Schools by County
County# Schools# Students% Minority
5252 Schools25,60825,608 Students16% 16% Minority
4747 Schools16,76516,765 Students17% 17% Minority
143143 Schools81,27281,272 Students25% 25% Minority
88 Schools2,2752,275 Students22% 22% Minority
230230 Schools115,109115,109 Students38% 38% Minority
3939 Schools9,5709,570 Students13% 13% Minority
155155 Schools73,94073,940 Students51% 51% Minority
5050 Schools18,78318,783 Students19% 19% Minority
382382 Schools219,290219,290 Students33% 33% Minority
33 Schools1,4811,481 Students38% 38% Minority
189189 Schools100,770100,770 Students26% 26% Minority
139139 Schools83,93083,930 Students22% 22% Minority
171171 Schools79,26179,261 Students83% 83% Minority
257257 Schools127,685127,685 Students30% 30% Minority
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