Top 5 Best Arlington Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public elementary schools serving 3,404 students in Arlington, MA. The top ranked public elementary schools in Arlington, MA are John A Bishop, M Norcross Stratton and Gibbs School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arlington, MA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 42% statewide average). Elementary schools in Arlington have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Massachusetts public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Arlington, MA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John A Bishop
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25 Columbia Road
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 316-3791
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #22.
M Norcross Stratton
(Math: 72% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
180 Mountain Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 316-3754
Grades: K-5
| 453 students
Rank: #33.
Gibbs School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
41 Foster Street
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 316-9003
Grades: 6
| 452 students
Rank: #44.
Hardy
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
52 Lake Street
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 316-3781
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #55.
Cyrus E Dallin
(Math: 62% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
185 Florence Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476
(781) 316-3722
Grades: K-5
| 426 students
Rank: #66.
Brackett
(Math: 57% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
66 Eastern Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476
(781) 316-3705
Grades: K-5
| 442 students
Rank: #77.
Thompson
(Math: 66% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
187 Everett Street
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 316-3768
Grades: K-5
| 505 students
Rank: #88.
Peirce
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
85 Park Avenue Ext
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 316-3736
Grades: K-5
| 326 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Arlington, MA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Arlington, MA include John A Bishop, M Norcross Stratton and Gibbs School. Arlington has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
How many public elementary schools are located in Arlington, MA?
8 public elementary schools are located in Arlington, MA.
What is the racial composition of students in Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public elementary schools average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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