Massachusetts Public Schools

Massachusetts is the #19 largest school system in the United States, serving 958,167 students across 1,869 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% (majority Hispanic), which is less than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the national average of 14:1

Student by Ethnicity

(MA) School Average
American Indian
n/a
Asian
6%
Hispanic
17%
Black
9%
White
66%
Unknown
n/a
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 5555 Schools |
    26,70426,704 Students |
    16% 16% Minority
  • 4747 Schools |
    16,94716,947 Students |
    16% 16% Minority
  • 144144 Schools |
    81,15481,154 Students |
    23% 23% Minority
  • 88 Schools |
    2,2582,258 Students |
    21% 21% Minority
  • 231231 Schools |
    114,433114,433 Students |
    36% 36% Minority
  • 3939 Schools |
    9,6659,665 Students |
    12% 12% Minority
  • 152152 Schools |
    74,24274,242 Students |
    50% 50% Minority
  • 5252 Schools |
    19,25219,252 Students |
    19% 19% Minority
  • 380380 Schools |
    218,109218,109 Students |
    32% 32% Minority
  • 33 Schools |
    1,3811,381 Students |
    37% 37% Minority
  • 188188 Schools |
    100,927100,927 Students |
    24% 24% Minority
  • 139139 Schools |
    84,44184,441 Students |
    21% 21% Minority
  • 172172 Schools |
    77,95377,953 Students |
    83% 83% Minority
  • 259259 Schools |
    130,701130,701 Students |
    29% 29% Minority
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