Top 10 Best Cambridge Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 8,765 students in Cambridge, MA. Cambridge has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
The top ranked public schools in Cambridge, MA are John M Tobin, Peabody and Martin Luther King Junior. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cambridge, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Cambridge have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Best Cambridge, MA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
John M Tobin
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
197 Vassal Lane
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6600
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Peabody
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
70 Rindge Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 349-6530
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #33.
Martin Luther King Junior
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
102 Putnam Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-6562
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #44.
Amigos School
Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15 Upton Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-6567
Grades: PK-8
| 397 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21 Notre Dame Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 497-7771
Grades: PK-6
| 354 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Community Charter School Of Cambridge
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
245 Bent Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 354-0047
Grades: 6-12
| 365 students
Rank: #77.
Maria L. Baldwin
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
85 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6525
Grades: PK-5
| 364 students
Rank: #88.
Cambridgeport
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
89 Elm Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-6587
Grades: PK-5
| 342 students
Rank: #99.
Morse
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
40 Granite Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-6575
Grades: PK-5
| 306 students
Rank: #1010.
Cambridge Rindge And Latin
Math: 62% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
459 Broadway Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6630
Grades: 9-12
| 1,965 students
Rank: #1111.
Vassal Lane Upper School
Math: 63% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
197 Vassal Lane
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6550
Grades: 6-8
| 281 students
Rank: #1212.
Rindge Avenue Upper School
Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
70 Rindge Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 349-4060
Grades: 6-8
| 267 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Graham And Parks
Alternative School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
44 Linnaean Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6577
Grades: PK-5
| 362 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Haggerty
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
110 Cushing Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6555
Grades: PK-5
| 257 students
Rank: #1515.
Fletcher/maynard Academy
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
225 Windsor Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-6588
Grades: PK-5
| 296 students
Rank: #1616.
King Open
Alternative School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
359 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-6540
Grades: PK-5
| 329 students
Rank: #1717.
Cambridge Street Upper School
Math: 40% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
158 Spring Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 349-3050
Grades: 6-8
| 248 students
Rank: #1818.
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Essex Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 284-7800
Grades: K-12
| 1,132 students
Rank: #1919.
Putnam Avenue Upper School
Math: 33% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Putnam Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-7780
Grades: 6-8
| 263 students
Rank: #2020.
Kennedy-longfellow
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
158 Spring Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 349-6841
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge, Massachusetts Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
850 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 349-6540
Grades: PK-9
| 371 students
50 Essex Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-6530
Grades: PK-8
| 369 students

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