Top 10 Best Franklin County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 35 public schools serving 8,892 students in Franklin County, MA (there are 9 private schools, serving 2,143 private students). 81% of all K-12 students in Franklin County, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Franklin County, MA are Whately Elementary School, Frontier Regional and Conway Grammar. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Franklin County, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Franklin County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Best Franklin County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Whately Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
273 Long Plain Rd.
Whately, MA 01093
(413) 665-7826
Grades: PK-6
| 121 students
Rank: #22.
Frontier Regional
Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
113 North Main Street
South Deerfield, MA 01373
(413) 665-2118
Grades: 7-12
| 610 students
Rank: #33.
Conway Grammar
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
24 Fournier Road
Conway, MA 01341
(413) 369-4239
Grades: PK-6
| 145 students
Rank: #44.
Turners Fall High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
222 Turnpike Rd
Montague, MA 01351
(413) 863-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 184 students
Rank: #55.
Four Rivers Charter Public School
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
248 Colrain Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 775-4577
Grades: 7-12
| 218 students
Rank: #66.
Swift River
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
201 Wendell Rd
New Salem, MA 01355
(978) 544-6926
Grades: PK-6
| 130 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Leverett Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
85 Montague Rd
Leverett, MA 01054
(413) 548-9144
Grades: PK-6
| 144 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Shutesbury Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
23 West Pelham Rd
Shutesbury, MA 01072
(413) 259-1212
Grades: PK-6
| 115 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Buckland-shelburne Regional
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
75 Mechanic Street
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
(413) 625-2521
Grades: PK-6
| 270 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Pioneer Valley Regional
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
97 F Sumner Turner Rd
Northfield, MA 01360
(413) 498-2931
Grades: 7-12
| 265 students
Rank: #1111.
Sunderland Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Swampfield Drive
Sunderland, MA 01375
(413) 665-1151
Grades: PK-6
| 188 students
Rank: #1212.
Colrain Central
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
22 Jacksonville Rd
Colrain, MA 01340
(413) 624-3451
Grades: PK-6
| 95 students
Rank: #1313.
Deerfield Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Pleasant Street
South Deerfield, MA 01373
(413) 665-1131
Grades: PK-6
| 326 students
Rank: #1414.
Gill Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
48 Boyle Rd
Gill, MA 01354
(413) 863-3255
Grades: K-6
| 118 students
Rank: #1515.
Rowe Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
86 Pond Road
Rowe, MA 01367
(413) 512-5100
Grades: PK-6
| 65 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Bernardston Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
37 School Road
Bernardston, MA 01337
(413) 648-9356
Grades: PK-6
| 189 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Mohawk Trail Regional School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
26 Ashfield Road
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
(413) 625-9811
Grades: 7-12
| 271 students
Rank: #1818.
Greenfield High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Barr Avenue
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-1350
Grades: 8-12
| 509 students
Rank: #1919.
Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School
Math: 22% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
238 Main St., 3rd Floor
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 475-3879
Grades: K-12
| 1,030 students
Rank: #2020.
Northfield Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
104 Main Street
Northfield, MA 01360
(413) 498-5842
Grades: PK-6
| 203 students
Rank: #2121.
Ralph C Mahar Regional
Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
507 South Main Street
Orange, MA 01364
(978) 544-2542
Grades: 7-12
| 557 students
Rank: #2222.
Sanderson Academy
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
808 Cape Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628-4404
Grades: PK-6
| 126 students
Rank: #2323.
Discovery School At Four Corners
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Ferrante Avenue
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-1378
Grades: K-4
| 237 students
Rank: #2424.
Franklin County Technical
Vocational School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
82 Industrial Blvd
Turners Falls, MA 01376
(413) 863-9561
Grades: 9-12
| 583 students
Rank: #2525.
Greenfield Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
195 Federal Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-1360
Grades: 5-7
| 361 students
Rank: #2626.
Federal Street School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Federal Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-1380
Grades: K-4
| 203 students
Rank: #2727.
Erving Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
28 Northfield Rd
Erving, MA 01344
(413) 423-3326
Grades: PK-6
| 133 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Great Falls Middle School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
224 Turnpike Rd
Montague, MA 01351
(413) 863-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 192 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Sheffield Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Crocker Avenue
Turners Falls, MA 01376
(413) 863-9326
Grades: 2-5
| 209 students
Rank: #3030.
Hawlemont Regional
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10 School Street
Charlemont, MA 01339
(413) 339-8316
Grades: PK-6
| 123 students
Rank: #3131.
Dexter Park
Math: 11% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3 Dexter St Ext
Orange, MA 01364
(978) 544-6080
Grades: 3-6
| 288 students
Rank: #3232.
Newton School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
70 Shelburne Rd
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-1370
Grades: K-4
| 211 students
Rank: n/an/a
Fisher Hill
59 Dexter Street
Orange, MA 01364
(978) 544-0018
Grades: PK-2
| 248 students
Rank: n/an/a
30 Griswold Street
Turners Falls, MA 01376
(413) 863-9526
Grades: PK-1
| 142 students
Rank: n/an/a
1 Place Terrace
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-1390
Grades: PK
| 83 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Franklin County, MA

Franklin County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
94 South Main Street
Orange, MA 01364
(978) 544-6136
Grades: 5-6
| 182 students
62 Meridian Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-1313
Grades: 4
| 6 students
238 Main Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 475-3879
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
18 Jacobs Road
Charlemont, MA 01339
(413) 337-5307
Grades: PK-6
| 29 students
141 Davis St
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 475-3879
Grades: K-12
| 473 students
15 School Street
Montague, MA 01351
(413) 367-9201
Grades: K-3
| 70 students
1 Place Terrace
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-1390
Grades: PK-5
| 121 students
7 Brattleboro Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-6245
Grades: PK-4
| 32 students
1a Lenox Ave
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-1399
Grades: 8-11
| n/a students
41 Winchester Road
Warwick, MA 01378
(978) 544-6310
Grades: 1-6
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Franklin County, MA?
The top ranked public schools in Franklin County, MA include Whately Elementary School, Frontier Regional and Conway Grammar.
How many public schools are located in Franklin County, MA?
35 public schools are located in Franklin County, MA.
What percentage of students in Franklin County, MA go to public school?
81% of all K-12 students in Franklin County, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Franklin County, MA?
Franklin County, MA public schools minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public schools average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

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