- Massachusetts is the #19 largest school system in the United States, serving 950,155 students across 1,849 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 0.34, which is higher than the national average of 0.31.
- The most diverse school district in Massachusetts is Lowell Collegiate Charter School (district) School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.
- Minority enrollment is 36% (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
48 Schools23,853 Students18% Minority
46 Schools16,215 Students18% Minority
143 Schools80,681 Students26% Minority
8 Schools2,327 Students24% Minority
226 Schools114,459 Students40% Minority
39 Schools9,717 Students14% Minority
154 Schools72,758 Students52% Minority
50 Schools18,494 Students20% Minority
380 Schools217,945 Students34% Minority
3 Schools1,547 Students41% Minority
189 Schools100,306 Students27% Minority
138 Schools83,193 Students23% Minority
168 Schools80,634 Students83% Minority
254 Schools127,317 Students31% Minority
April 22, 2017
Police departments on public school campuses have played a major role in reducing violent crime and the speed limit. Unfortunately, they are also fighting an uphill battle against budget cuts.
April 22, 2017
Which states have the most diverse public schools? We analyze our data to find how much diversity truly exists on public school campuses. Learn about the varying levels of school diversity in regions around the nation, as well as the benefits derived from ethnic diversity in schools.
April 21, 2017
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!