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For the 2021 school year, there are 221 public schools serving 115,123 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 Masconomet Regional High School, Marblehead High School and Andover 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 52%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Essex County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 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).

Top Essex County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Masconomet Regional High School Math: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    20 Endicott Rd
    Boxford, MA 01921
    (978) 887-2323

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,143 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Marblehead High School Math: 92% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2 Humphrey Street
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781) 639-3100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,037 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Andover High School Math: 91% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    80 Shawsheen Road
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 247-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,782 student
  • Rank: #4-64.-6.
    Hamilton-wenham Regional High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    775 Bay Rd
    South Hamilton, MA 01982
    (978) 468-0400

    Grades: 9-12 | 560 students
  • Rank: #4-64.-6.
    Lynnfield High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    275 Essex Street
    Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (781) 334-5820

    Grades: 9-12 | 648 students
  • Rank: #4-64.-6.
    Manchester Essex Regional High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    36 Lincoln Street
    Manchester, MA 01944
    (978) 526-4412

    Grades: 9-12 | 443 students
  • Rank: #7-107.- 10.
    Amesbury High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5 Highland Street
    Amesbury, MA 01913
    (978) 388-4800

    Grades: 9-12 | 592 students
  • Rank: #7-107.- 10.
    Georgetown High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11 Winter Street
    Georgetown, MA 01833
    (978) 352-5790

    Grades: 9-12 | 401 students
  • Rank: #7-107.- 10.
    Newburyport High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    241 High Street
    Newburyport, MA 01950
    (978) 465-4440

    Grades: 9-12 | 774 students
  • Rank: #7-107.- 10.
    Swampscott High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    200 Essex Street
    Swampscott, MA 01907
    (781) 596-8830

    Grades: 9-12 | 675 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    North Andover High School Math: 89% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    430 Osgood Street
    North Andover, MA 01845
    (978) 794-1711

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,490 student
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Ipswich High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    134 High Street
    Ipswich, MA 01938
    (978) 356-3137

    Grades: 9-12 | 516 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Pentucket Regional Senior High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    24 Main Street
    West Newbury, MA 01985
    (978) 363-5507

    Grades: 9-12 | 742 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Essex Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    562 Maple Street
    Hathorne, MA 01937
    (978) 762-0001

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,382 student
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Whittier Regional Vocational Vocational School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    115 Amesbury Line Rd
    Haverhill, MA 01830
    (978) 373-4101

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,254 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    Triton Regional High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    112 Elm Street
    Byfield, MA 01922
    (978) 462-8171

    Grades: 9-12 | 719 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Beverly High School Math: 83% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    100 Sohier Rd
    Beverly, MA 01915
    (978) 921-6132

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,244 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Summer Street Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    262 Summer Street
    Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (781) 334-5830

    Grades: K-4 | 431 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Rockport High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    24 Jerdens Lane
    Rockport, MA 01966
    (978) 546-1234

    Grades: 9-12 | 286 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Danvers High School Math: 75% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    60 Cabot Road
    Danvers, MA 01923
    (978) 777-8925

    Grades: 9-12 | 941 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Saugus High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Pearce Drive
    Saugus, MA 01906
    (781) 231-5027

    Grades: 9-12 | 656 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Manchester Memorial Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    43 Lincoln Street
    Manchester, MA 01944
    (978) 526-1908

    Grades: PK-5 | 343 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Haverhill High School Math: 73% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    137 Monument Street
    Haverhill, MA 01832
    (978) 374-5700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,831 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Math: 72% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    485 Lowell Street
    Peabody, MA 01960
    (978) 536-4500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,480 student
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    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: #25-2625.- 26.
    Huckleberry Hill Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5 Knoll Road
    Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (781) 334-5835

    Grades: K-4 | 427 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Methuen High School Math: 71% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Ranger Rd
    Methuen, MA 01844
    (978) 722-6040

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,949 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    High Plain Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    333 High Plain Road
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 247-8600

    Grades: K-5 | 500 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Gr Lawrence Regional Vocational Technical Vocational School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    57 River Rd
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 686-0194

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,509 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    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: #3131.
    Kittredge Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    601 Main Street
    North Andover, MA 01845
    (978) 794-1688

    Grades: K-5 | 288 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Masconomet Regional Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    20 Endicott Rd
    Boxford, MA 01921
    (978) 887-2323

    Grades: 7-8 | 655 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Cutler School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    237 Asbury Street
    South Hamilton, MA 01982
    (978) 468-5330

    Grades: K-5 | 289 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Winthrop School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    325 Bay Rd
    South Hamilton, MA 01982
    (978) 468-5340

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    South Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    55 Woburn Street
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 247-9800

    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
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