Top 10 Best Massachusetts Charter Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 80 charter public schools serving 45,246 students in Massachusetts.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Massachusetts are Sturgis Charter Public School, Pioneer Charter School Of Science II (pcss-ii) and City On A Hill Charter Public School Dudley Square. 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 48% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Massachusetts Charter Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Sturgis Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    427 Main Street
    Hyannis, MA 02601
    (508) 778-1782

    Grades: 9-12 | 816 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Pioneer Charter School Of Science II (pcss-ii) Charter School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    97 Main Street
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781) 666-3945

    Grades: 7-12 | 357 students
  • Rank: #33.
    City On A Hill Charter Public School Dudley Square Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2179 Washington Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
    (617) 516-5888

    Grades: 9-12 | 272 students
  • Rank: #44.
    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

    Grades: PK-6 | 320 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Advanced Math And Science Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 Forest Street
    Marlborough, MA 01752
    (508) 597-2400

    Grades: 6-12 | 993 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Community Day Charter Public School - Gateway Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Pleasant Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 722-2538

    Grades: PK-6 | 320 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 Main Street
    Franklin, MA 02038
    (508) 541-3434

    Grades: K-8 | 443 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Springfield Preparatory Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    370 Pine St.
    Springfield, MA 01105
    (413) 231-2722

    Grades: K-3 | 215 students
  • Rank: #99.
    City On A Hill Charter Public School Circuit Street Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    58 Circuit Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
    (617) 445-1515

    Grades: 9-12 | 283 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School Charter School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    49 Antietam St
    Devens, MA 01434
    (978) 772-3293

    Grades: 7-12 | 396 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Edward M. Kennedy Academy For Health Careers (horace Mann Ch Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    360 Huntington Avenue, C/o 102
    Boston, MA 02115
    (617) 373-8576

    Grades: 9-12 | 380 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    317 Russell Street
    Hadley, MA 01035
    (413) 582-7040

    Grades: K-12 | 493 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Brooke Charter School Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    190 Cummins Highway
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617) 325-7977

    Grades: K-10 | 1,736 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    15 Mulligan Drive
    South Hadley, MA 01075
    (413) 552-1580

    Grades: 7-12 | 401 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    21 Notre Dame Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02140
    (617) 497-7771

    Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Four Rivers Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    248 Colrain Road
    Greenfield, MA 01301
    (413) 775-4577

    Grades: 7-12 | 222 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Pioneer Charter School Of Science Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    51-59 Summer Street
    Everett, MA 01249
    (617) 389-7277

    Grades: K-12 | 668 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Community Day Charter Public School - Prospect Charter School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    190 Hampshire Street
    Lawrence, MA 01840
    (978) 722-2538

    Grades: PK-8 | 400 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Rising Tide Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    59 Armstrong Road
    Plymouth, MA 02360
    (508) 747-2620

    Grades: 5-12 | 660 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Barnstable Community Horace Mann Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    165 Bearses Way
    Hyannis, MA 02601
    (508) 790-6485

    Grades: K-3 | 307 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Salem Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    45 Congress St., Shetland Park
    Salem, MA 01970
    (978) 744-2105

    Grades: 6-12 | 475 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Community Charter School Of Cambridge Charter School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    245 Bent Street
    Cambridge, MA 02141
    (617) 354-0047

    Grades: 6-12 | 365 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Phoenix Academy Public Charter High School Springfield Charter School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    65 Lincoln Street
    Springfield, MA 01105
    (413) 273-1236

    Grades: 9-12 | 203 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    195 Route 137
    Harwich, MA 02645
    (774) 408-7994

    Grades: 6-8 | 242 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Mystic Valley Regional Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    770 Salem Street
    Malden, MA 02148
    (781) 388-0222

    Grades: K-12 | 1,571 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    Innovation Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    72 Tyng Road
    Tyngsboro, MA 01879
    (978) 649-0432

    Grades: 5-12 | 802 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Lawrence Family Development Charter School Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    34 West Street
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978) 689-9863

    Grades: PK-8 | 737 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    City On A Hill Charter Public School New Bedford Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    384 Acushnet Ave
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 985-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    161 Lower Westfield Road
    Holyoke, MA 01041
    (413) 536-3201

    Grades: 9-12 | 270 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 Industrial Parkway
    Easthampton, MA 01027
    (413) 529-7178

    Grades: K-8 | 218 students
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Boston Day And Evening Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    20 Kearsarge Ave
    Roxbury, MA 02119
    (617) 635-6789

    Grades: 9-12 | 404 students
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    River Valley Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2 Perry Way
    Newburyport, MA 01950
    (978) 465-0065

    Grades: K-8 | 288 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Excel Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    58 Moore Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 874-4080

    Grades: 5-11 | 1,127 student
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Hampden Charter School Of Science East Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    20 Johnson Rd
    Chicopee, MA 01022
    (413) 593-9090

    Grades: 6-12 | 491 students
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Marblehead Community Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    17 Lime Street
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781) 631-0777

    Grades: 4-8 | 229 students
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