Top 5 Best Chelmsford Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,129 students in Chelmsford, MA (there are 6 private schools, serving 520 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in Chelmsford, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Chelmsford, MA are South Row, Center Elementary School and Mccarthy Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Chelmsford, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Chelmsford have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Chelmsford, MA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Row
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
250 Boston Rd
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 251-5177
Grades: K-4
| 447 students
Rank: #22.
Center Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
84 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 251-5155
Grades: K-4
| 490 students
Rank: #33.
Mccarthy Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
250 North Rd
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 251-5122
Grades: 5-8
| 829 students
Rank: #44.
Byam School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25 Maple Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 251-5144
Grades: K-4
| 509 students
Rank: #55.
Col Moses Parker School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
75 Graniteville Rd
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 251-5133
Grades: 5-8
| 727 students
Rank: n/an/a
170 Dalton Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 251-5188
Grades: PK
| 127 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Chelmsford, Massachusetts Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
170 Dalton Rd
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 251-5188
Grades: K-4
| 366 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Chelmsford, MA?
The top ranked public schools in Chelmsford, MA include South Row, Center Elementary School and Mccarthy Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Chelmsford, MA?
6 public schools are located in Chelmsford, MA.
What percentage of students in Chelmsford, MA go to public school?
86% of all K-12 students in Chelmsford, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Chelmsford, MA?
Chelmsford, MA public schools minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public schools average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

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