Top Massachusetts Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch

Approximately 35% of public school students in Massachusetts are eligible for free lunch (2022).
The public schools with the highest eligible for free lunch are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts is Abraham Lincoln with 100% of students eligible.

Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch in Massachusetts (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Abraham Lincoln
Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
445 Ashley Blvd
New Bedford, MA 02745
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Alfred J Gomes
Math: 29% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
286 S Second Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Betsey B Winslow
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
561 Allen Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Brayton
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
20 Brayton Hill Terrace
North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 662-3260
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Brighton High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
25 Warren Street
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 635-9873
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Brightwood
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
471 Plainfield Street
Springfield, MA 01107
(413) 787-7238
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Carlos Pacheco
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
261 Mt Pleasant Stre
New Bedford, MA 02746
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Charles S Ashley
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
122 Rochambeau Street
New Bedford, MA 02745
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Chicopee Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-12
12 Dare Way
Chicopee, MA 01020
(413) 594-3449
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Clarence R Edwards Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
28 Walker Street
Charlestown, MA 02129
(617) 635-8516
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Dorchester Academy
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
11 Charles St
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 635-9730
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Ellen R Hathaway
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
256 Court Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Frederick Douglass Academy
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 7-11
175 Warren Avenue
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 580-7033
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Goodrich Academy
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
111 Goodrich Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 345-3244
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Greater Egleston Community High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 10-12
3134 Washington Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 635-6429
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Higginson/lewis K-8
Math: 4% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 1-8
131 Walnut Avenue
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 635-8137
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
James B Congdon
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
50 Hemlock Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
James P Timilty Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
205 Roxbury Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 635-8109
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Jireh Swift
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
2203 Acushnet Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02745
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
John W Mccormack
Math: 16% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
315 Mt Vernon Street
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 635-8657
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
John William Decas
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-2
760 Main Street
West Wareham, MA 02576
(508) 291-3530
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Joseph P Tynan
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
650 E Fourth Street
South Boston, MA 02127
(617) 635-8641
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Kelly Elementary School
Math: 3% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
216 West Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 534-2078
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Kensington International School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
31 Kensington Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108
(413) 787-7522
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
Alderman Bldg 37 Alderman Str
Springfield, MA 01108
(413) 750-2484
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Minot Forest
Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 3-4
63 Minot Avenue
Wareham, MA 02571
(508) 291-3555
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Morningside Community School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
100 Burbank Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9690
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
New Bedford High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
230 Hathaway Blvd
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Next Wave Junior High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
8 Bonair Street
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 629-5640
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Paul A Dever
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
325 Mt Vernon Street
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 635-8694
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Phoenix Academy Lawrence
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
15 Union Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 722-8410
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
School For Exceptional Studies
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 1-12
233 Haverhill Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 975-5980
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Seacoast School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
15 Everard Street
Revere, MA 02151
(781) 485-2715
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
South End Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
36 Margaret Street
Springfield, MA 01105
(413) 750-2442
Rank: #1 - 421. - 42.
Talbot Innovation School
Math: 18% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
124 Melrose Street
Fall River, MA 02723
(508) 675-8350
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