Top Massachusetts Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch

Approximately 35% of public school students in Massachusetts are eligible for free lunch (2024).
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.
Eligible for Free Lunch Range: 100% 100% Avg. Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%

Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch in Massachusetts (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Abraham Lincoln
(Math: 37% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
445 Ashley Blvd
New Bedford, MA 02745
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Alexander B Bruce
(Math: 14% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 3-8
135 Butler Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 975-5935
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Alfred J Gomes
(Math: 13% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
286 S Second Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Arthur T Talmadge
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
1395 Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118
(413) 787-7249
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Balliet Middle School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
111 Seymour Avenue
Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 787-7284
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK
45 Oakdale Street
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 580-7685
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Betsey B Winslow
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
561 Allen Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Blackstone
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
380 Shawmut Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 635-8471
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Boston Adult Academy
Alternative School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 11-12
20 Church St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 635-1542
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Boston Day And Evening Charter School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
20 Kearsarge Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 635-6789
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Brayton
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
20 Brayton Hill Terrace
North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 662-3260
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Brighton High School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
25 Warren Street
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 635-9873
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Brockton Champion High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
175 Warren Avenue
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 894-4377
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Brookfield
(Math: 21% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
135 Jon Drive
Brockton, MA 02302
(508) 580-7257
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Canterbury
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
129 Canterbury Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 799-3484
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Carlos Pacheco
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
261 Mt Pleasant Stre
New Bedford, MA 02746
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Carter School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 8-12
396 Northampton Street
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 635-9832
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Casimir Pulaski
(Math: 44% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
1097 Braley Rd
New Bedford, MA 02745
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Chandler Elementary Community
(Math: 20% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-6
114 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 799-3572
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Charles H Taylor
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
1060 Morton Street
Mattapan, MA 02126
(617) 635-8731
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Charles S Ashley
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
122 Rochambeau Street
New Bedford, MA 02745
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Chicopee Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-12
12 Dare Way
Chicopee, MA 01020
(413) 594-3449
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
City View
(Math: 12% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
80 Prospect Street
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 799-3670
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Columbus Park
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-6
75 Lovell Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 799-3490
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Community Academy
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
25 Glen Road
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8950
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Community Day Arlington
(Math: 6% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-4
150 Arlington Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 722-8311
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Crocker Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-4
200 Bigelow Dr
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 345-3290
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Crosby
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
517 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9670
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Curtis-tufts
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 10-12
437 Main Street
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 393-2343
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
David A Ellis
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
302 Walnut Avenue
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 635-8257
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Downey
(Math: 14% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
55 Electric Avenue
Brockton, MA 02302
(508) 580-7221
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Edison K-8
(Math: 16% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
60 Glenmont Road
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 635-8436
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Edward P. Boland School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
426 Armory Street
Springfield, MA 01104
(413) 750-2511
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Elizabeth Carter Brooks
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
212 Nemasket Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-4511
Rank: #1 - 1341. - 134.
Ellen R Hathaway
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
256 Court Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-4511
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Massachusetts average of public schools students eligible for free lunch?
The Massachusetts average of public schools students eligible for free lunch is 35%% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts?
The best top ranked public schools in Massachusetts include Abraham Lincoln, Alexander B Bruce and Alfred J Gomes.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts?
The public high school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts is Boston Adult Academy, with a value of 100%. The public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch is Abraham Lincoln, with a value of 100%.

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