Top 5 Best Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Public Middle Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 blue ribbon public middle schools serving 7,693 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 middle schools in Massachusetts are Boston Latin, O'bryant School Math/science and Jonas Clarke Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Massachusetts blue ribbon public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 85% (versus the Massachusetts public middle school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 84% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public middle school average of 45% (majority Hispanic).

Top Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Public Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #22.
    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: #33.
    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: #44.
    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: #55.
    Williams Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    410 Williams Street
    Longmeadow, MA 01106
    (413) 565-4260

    330 students
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #66.
    Luther Burbank Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1 Hollywood Drive
    Lancaster, MA 01523
    (978) 365-4558

    249 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #77.
    New Mission High School Alternative School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    655 Metropolitan Ave
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617) 635-6437

    392 students
    Year: 2013
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