Top 10 Best Essex County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 220 public schools serving 113,748 students in Essex County, MA. Essex County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
The top ranked public schools in Essex County, MA are Georgetown High School, Hamilton-wenham Regional High School and Manchester Essex Regional High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Essex County, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Essex County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Best Essex County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Georgetown High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11 Winter Street
Georgetown, MA 01833
(978) 352-5790
Grades: 9-12
| 401 students
Rank: #22.
Hamilton-wenham Regional High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
775 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 560 students
Rank: #33.
Manchester Essex Regional High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
36 Lincoln Street
Manchester, MA 01944
(978) 526-4412
Grades: 9-12
| 443 students
Rank: #44.
Andover High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
80 Shawsheen Road
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 247-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,782 students
Rank: #55.
Newburyport High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
241 High Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 465-4440
Grades: 9-12
| 774 students
Rank: #66.
High Plain Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
333 High Plain Road
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 247-8600
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Community Day Charter Public School - Gateway
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
50 Pleasant Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 722-2538
Grades: PK-6
| 320 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Huckleberry Hill
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5 Knoll Road
Lynnfield, MA 01940
(781) 334-5835
Grades: K-4
| 427 students
Rank: #99.
Marblehead High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
2 Humphrey Street
Marblehead, MA 01945
(781) 639-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,037 students
Rank: #1010.
Amesbury High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5 Highland Street
Amesbury, MA 01913
(978) 388-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 592 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Lynnfield High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
275 Essex Street
Lynnfield, MA 01940
(781) 334-5820
Grades: 9-12
| 648 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
South Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
55 Woburn Street
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 247-9800
Grades: K-5
| 491 students
Rank: #1313.
Lynnfield Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
505 Main Street
Lynnfield, MA 01940
(781) 334-5810
Grades: 5-8
| 677 students
Rank: #1414.
Masconomet Regional High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
20 Endicott Rd
Boxford, MA 01921
(978) 887-2323
Grades: 9-12
| 1,143 students
Rank: #1515.
Community Day Charter Public School - R. Kingman Webster
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: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Lynn Woods
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
31 Trevett Avenue
Lynn, MA 01904
(781) 477-7433
Grades: K-5
| 163 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Summer Street
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
262 Summer Street
Lynnfield, MA 01940
(781) 334-5830
Grades: K-4
| 431 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Winthrop School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
325 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-5340
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #1919.
Miles River Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
787 Bay Rd
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-0362
Grades: 6-8
| 383 students
Rank: #2020.
Masconomet Regional Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20 Endicott Rd
Boxford, MA 01921
(978) 887-2323
Grades: 7-8
| 655 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Manchester Memorial Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
43 Lincoln Street
Manchester, MA 01944
(978) 526-1908
Grades: PK-5
| 343 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
North Andover High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
430 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 794-1711
Grades: 9-12
| 1,490 students
Rank: #2323.
North Beverly Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
48 Putnam Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 921-6130
Grades: K-5
| 399 students
Rank: #2424.
Henry C Sanborn Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
90 Lovejoy Road
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 247-9700
Grades: K-5
| 388 students
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Cutler School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
237 Asbury Street
South Hamilton, MA 01982
(978) 468-5330
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Francis T Bresnahan Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
333 High Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 465-4431
Grades: PK-3
| 615 students
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Ivan G Smith
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15 Lobao Drive
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 774-1350
Grades: K-5
| 283 students
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Lynnhurst
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
443 Walnut St/elm Street
Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 231-5079
Grades: K-5
| 270 students
Rank: #25 - 2925. - 29.
Winthrop
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
65 Central Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
(978) 356-2976
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Pentucket Regional Senior High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
24 Main Street
West Newbury, MA 01985
(978) 363-5507
Grades: 9-12
| 742 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Rockport High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
24 Jerdens Lane
Rockport, MA 01966
(978) 546-1234
Grades: 9-12
| 286 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Cove Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20 Eisenhower Avenue
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 921-6121
Grades: K-5
| 492 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Kittredge
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
601 Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 794-1688
Grades: K-5
| 288 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Swampscott High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(3)
200 Essex Street
Swampscott, MA 01907
(781) 596-8830
Grades: 9-12
| 675 students
Rank: #3535.
Wood Hill Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
11 Cross Street
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 247-8800
Grades: 6-8
| 411 students
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Essex County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
71 Friend Street
Amesbury, MA 01913
(978) 388-8037
Grades: 9-12
| 46 students
150 Arlington St
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 975-5928
Grades: 2-4
| 339 students
22-28 Richard Street
Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 231-5072
Grades: 1-5
| 157 students
22 Richard Street
Peabody, MA 01960
(781) 231-5021
Grades: PK
| 110 students
551 Washington St.
Haverhill, MA 01832
(978) 374-3465
Grades: PK-K
| 116 students
25 Memorial Drive
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1260
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
70 Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 794-1677
Grades: PK-K
| 284 students
45 Fountain Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
(978) 374-3464
Grades: K-2
| 116 students
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 01843
(978) 946-0713
Grades: 9-12
| 409 students
480 So. Main St
Haverhill, MA 01835
(978) 374-5787
Grades: 6-8
| 416 students
40 Pleasant Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 975-5980
Grades: PK-K
| 173 students
351 South Main St.
Haverhill, MA 01835
(978) 374-3469
Grades: PK
| 61 students
3 Brook Rd
Marblehead, MA 01945
(781) 639-3195
Grades: K
| 58 students
14 Central Avenue
Lynn, MA 01902
(781) 593-1680
Grades: 9-12
| 57 students
201r Winter/e Denver
Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 231-5075
Grades: K-5
| 204 students
33 No Common Street
Lynn, MA 01902
(781) 477-7330
Grades: 6-8
| 577 students
50 Cross Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 975-5947
Grades: K
| 135 students
40 Milk Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 465-4435
Grades: PK-K
| 213 students
2 Blackburn Dr
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 865-9901
Grades: K-8
| 122 students
400 Haverhill Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 975-5953
Grades: 1-8
| 124 students
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 01843
(978) 946-0735
Grades: 9-12
| 435 students
233 Haverhill Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 722-8770
Grades: 7-8
| 188 students
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 01843
(978) 946-0724
Grades: 9-12
| 437 students
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 01843
(978) 946-0712
Grades: 9-12
| 224 students
60 Allen St
Lawrence, MA 01841
(978) 975-5962
Grades: 7-8
| 222 students
149 High Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 465-4445
Grades: K-4
| 111 students
21 Johnson Street
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 536-5550
Grades: K-5
| 338 students
97 Oxford Avenue
Haverhill, MA 01835
(978) 374-3466
Grades: PK-2
| 55 students
20 Wheeler Street
Lynn, MA 01902
(781) 593-7155
Grades: 9-12
| 50 students
35 Burpee Rd
Swampscott, MA 01907
(781) 596-8835
Grades: K-5
| 181 students
93 Village Street
Marblehead, MA 01945
(781) 639-3159
Grades: 4-6
| 610 students
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 01843
(978) 946-0719
Grades: 9-12
| 436 students
502 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 921-6110
Grades: 6-8
| 504 students
79 Willson Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1290
Grades: K-8
| 378 students
79 Willson Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-1290
Grades: K-8
| 480 students
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