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For the 2021 school year, there are 55 blue ribbon public schools serving 34,454 students in Massachusetts.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Massachusetts are Acton-boxborough Regional High School, Westford Academy and Winchester High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Massachusetts blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 80% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 82% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Acton-boxborough Regional High School Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    36 Charter Rd
    Acton, MA 01720
    (978) 264-4700

    1,827 student
    Year: n/a
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Westford Academy Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    30 Patten Road
    Westford, MA 01886
    (978) 692-5570

    1,715 student
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Winchester High School Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    80 Skillings Road
    Winchester, MA 01890
    (781) 721-7020

    1,351 student
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #44.
    Nauset Regional High School Math: 94% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    100 Cable Rd
    North Eastham, MA 02651
    (508) 255-1505

    911 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #55.
    Medfield Senior High School Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    88r South Street
    Medfield, MA 02052
    (508) 359-4367

    828 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #66.
    Westwood High School Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    200 Nahatan Street
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500

    1,002 student
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Hingham High School Math: 92% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17 Union Street
    Hingham, MA 02043
    (781) 741-1560

    1,256 student
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Sharon High School Math: 92% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    181 Pond Street
    Sharon, MA 02067
    (781) 784-1554

    1,079 student
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #99.
    Lynnfield High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    275 Essex Street
    Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (781) 334-5820

    648 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #1010.
    Swampscott High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    200 Essex Street
    Swampscott, MA 01907
    (781) 596-8830

    675 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1111.
    Worcester Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1 Skyline Drive
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 799-1940

    1,389 student
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1212.
    Boston Latin Math: 94% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    78 Ave Louis Pasteur
    Boston, MA 02115
    (617) 635-8895

    2,453 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Hull High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    180 Main Street
    Hull, MA 02045
    (781) 925-3000

    294 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Ipswich High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    134 High Street
    Ipswich, MA 01938
    (978) 356-3137

    516 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Millis High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    245 Plain Street
    Millis, MA 02054
    (508) 376-7010

    393 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #1616.
    Abington High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    201 Gliniewicz Way
    Abington, MA 02351
    (781) 982-2160

    520 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1717.
    O'bryant School Math/science Math: 91% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    55 Malcolm X Blvd
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617) 635-9932

    1,562 student
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #1818.
    Minuteman Regional High School Vocational School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    758 Marrett Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-6500

    538 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1919.
    Vinson-owen Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    75 Johnson Road
    Winchester, MA 01890
    (781) 721-7019

    455 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2020.
    J F Kennedy Memorial Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    551 Pond Street
    Franklin, MA 02038
    (508) 541-5260

    367 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #2121.
    Jonas Clarke Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    17 Stedman Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-2450

    926 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #2222.
    Maria Hastings Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7 Crosby Road
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 860-5800

    466 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Charles J Prescott Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    66 Richland Road
    Norwood, MA 02062
    (781) 762-6497

    249 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Daniel Butler Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    90 White Street
    Belmont, MA 02478
    (617) 993-5550

    388 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #2525.
    East Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    45 Wilshire Dr
    Sharon, MA 02067
    (781) 784-1551

    491 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2626.
    Boston Latin Academy Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    205 Townsend Street
    Dorchester, MA 02121
    (617) 635-9957

    1,781 student
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2727.
    Heights Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    454 South Main Street
    Sharon, MA 02067
    (781) 784-1595

    525 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #2828.
    Community Day Charter Public School - R. Kingman Webster Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Pleasant Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-2538

    320 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #2929.
    Bridge Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    55 Middleby Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 861-2510

    572 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #3030.
    Old Post Road Math: 74% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    99 Old Post Road
    East Walpole, MA 02032
    (508) 660-7219

    419 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #3131.
    Paul P Gates Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    75 Spruce Street
    Acton, MA 01720
    (978) 266-2570

    402 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #3232.
    Sprague Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    401 School Street
    Wellesley, MA 02482
    (781) 263-1965

    383 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #3333.
    Harrington Math: 77% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    328 Lowell Street
    Lexington, MA 02420
    (781) 860-0012

    478 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #3434.
    Fenway High School Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    67 Alleghany St
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617) 635-9911

    364 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    Orleans Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    46 Eldredge Pkwy
    Orleans, MA 02653
    (508) 255-0380

    223 students
    Year: 2003
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