Top 10 Best Massachusetts Public Schools (2022)

Massachusetts is the #20 largest school system in the United States, serving 951,520 students across the 1,849 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Massachusetts is 51%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 54%.
The top ranked public schools in Massachusetts are Lexington High School, Dover-sherborn Regional High School and Belmont High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 40% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MA) School Average
Asian
7%
Hispanic
20%
Black
9%
White
60%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Massachusetts (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Lexington High School
Math: 96% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
251 Waltham Street
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 861-2320
Rank: #22.
Dover-sherborn Regional High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
9 Junction Street
Dover, MA 02030
(508) 785-1730
Rank: #33.
Belmont High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
221 Concord Avenue
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 993-5901
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Acton-boxborough Regional High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
36 Charter Rd
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 264-4700
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Boston Latin
Math: 94% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
78 Ave Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 635-8895
Rank: #66.
Groton Dunstable Regional
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
703 Chicoppe Row
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-6362
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Albert S. Woodward Memorial School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 2-3
28 Cordaville Road
Southborough, MA 01772
(508) 229-1250
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Georgetown High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
11 Winter Street
Georgetown, MA 01833
(978) 352-5790
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Hamilton-wenham Regional High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
775 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-0400
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Horace Mann
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
40 Damon Avenue
Melrose, MA 02176
(781) 979-2190

Best Massachusetts Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
47
15,820
20%
142
81,291
30%
8
2,297
29%
220
113,748
44%
36
9,145
17%
162
73,070
55%
49
17,922
22%
381
219,716
38%
192
102,372
31%
138
81,622
25%
165
82,237
84%
254
125,994
35%

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