Top 10 Best Massachusetts Charter Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 78 charter public schools serving 48,399 students in Massachusetts.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Massachusetts are Sturgis Charter Public School, Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School and Advanced Math And Science Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Massachusetts charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Best Charter Public Schools in Massachusetts (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sturgis Charter Public School
Charter School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
427 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 778-1782
Grades: 9-12
| 846 students
Rank: #22.
Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School
Charter School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
21 Notre Dame Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 497-7771
Grades: PK-6
| 329 students
Rank: #33.
Advanced Math And Science Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 Forest Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 597-2400
Grades: 6-12
| 965 students
Rank: #44.
Pioneer Charter School Of Science Ii (Pcss-ii)
Charter School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
97 Main Street
Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 666-3945
Grades: 7-12
| 376 students
Rank: #55.
Mystic Valley Regional Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
770 Salem Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 388-0222
Grades: K-12
| 1,586 students
Rank: #66.
Four Rivers Charter Public School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
248 Colrain Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 775-4577
Grades: 7-12
| 218 students
Rank: #77.
Pioneer Charter School Of Science
Charter School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
51-59 Summer Street
Everett, MA 01249
(617) 389-7277
Grades: K-12
| 775 students
Rank: #88.
Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
317 Russell Street
Hadley, MA 01035
(413) 582-7040
Grades: K-12
| 572 students
Rank: #99.
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
49 Antietam St
Devens, MA 01434
(978) 772-3293
Grades: 7-12
| 386 students
Rank: #1010.
Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School
Charter School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 Financial Park
Franklin, MA 02038
(508) 541-3434
Grades: K-8
| 818 students
Rank: #1111.
Brooke Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
190 Cummins Highway
Roslindale, MA 02131
(617) 325-7977
Grades: K-12
| 2,145 students
Rank: #1212.
Community Charter School Of Cambridge
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
245 Bent Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 354-0047
Grades: 6-12
| 288 students
Rank: #1313.
Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Industrial Parkway
Easthampton, MA 01027
(413) 529-7178
Grades: K-8
| 217 students
Rank: #1414.
River Valley Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2 Perry Way
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 465-0065
Grades: K-8
| 288 students
Rank: #1515.
Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
195 Route 137
Harwich, MA 02645
(774) 408-7994
Grades: 6-8
| 250 students
Rank: #1616.
Phoenix Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
175 Hawthorne Street
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 889-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 185 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Boston Day And Evening Charter School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
20 Kearsarge Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 635-6789
Grades: 9-12
| 348 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Lowell Middlesex Charter School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
67 Middle Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 656-3165
Grades: 9-12
| 74 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Phoenix Public Charter High School Springfield
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
65 Lincoln Street
Springfield, MA 01105
(413) 273-1236
Grades: 9-12
| 175 students
Rank: #2020.
Phoenix Public Charter High School Lawrence
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15 Union Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 722-8410
Grades: 9-12
| 138 students
Rank: #2121.
Rising Tide Charter Public School
Charter School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
59 Armstrong Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 747-2620
Grades: 5-12
| 655 students
Rank: #2222.
Hampden Charter School Of Science West
Charter School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
511 Main St.
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 278-5450
Grades: 6-12
| 368 students
Rank: #2323.
Community Day Charter Public School - Gateway
Charter School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
50 Pleasant Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 722-2538
Grades: PK-8
| 401 students
Rank: #2424.
Community Day Charter Public School - Prospect
Charter School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
190 Hampshire Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 722-2538
Grades: PK-8
| 400 students
Rank: #2525.
Community Day Charter Public School - R. Kingman Webster
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 52% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
50 Pleasant Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 722-2538
Grades: PK-8
| 394 students
Rank: #2626.
Martha's Vineyard Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
424 State Road
West Tisbury, MA 02575
(508) 693-9900
Grades: K-12
| 165 students
Rank: #2727.
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15 Mulligan Drive
South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 552-1580
Grades: 7-12
| 400 students
Rank: #2828.
Salem Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Congress St., Shetland Park
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 744-2105
Grades: 6-12
| 495 students
Rank: #2929.
Innovation Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
72 Tyng Road
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
(978) 649-0432
Grades: 5-12
| 776 students
Rank: #3030.
Springfield Preparatory Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
594 Converse St.
Longmeadow, MA 01106
(413) 231-2722
Grades: K-7
| 433 students
Rank: #3131.
Marblehead Community Charter Public School
Charter School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
17 Lime Street
Marblehead, MA 01945
(781) 631-0777
Grades: 4-8
| 225 students
Rank: #3232.
Hampden Charter School Of Science East
Charter School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Johnson Rd
Chicopee, MA 01022
(413) 593-9090
Grades: 6-12
| 554 students
Rank: #3333.
Excel Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
58 Moore Street
East Boston, MA 02128
(617) 874-4080
Grades: 5-12
| 1,365 students
Rank: #3434.
South Shore Charter Public School
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Longwater Circle
Norwell, MA 02061
(781) 982-4202
Grades: K-12
| 1,050 students
Rank: #3535.
Boston Collegiate Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11 Mayhew Street
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 265-1172
Grades: 5-12
| 702 students
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Massachusetts charter public schools minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public schools average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

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