Top 5 Best Hingham Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,864 students in Hingham, MA (there are 8 private schools, serving 1,170 private students). 77% of all K-12 students in Hingham, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%). Hingham has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
The top ranked public schools in Hingham, MA are Hingham High School, South Elementary School and Plymouth River. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hingham, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Hingham have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Hingham, MA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hingham High School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
17 Union Street
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 741-1560
Grades: 9-12
| 1,205 students
Rank: #22.
South Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
831 Main Street
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 741-1540
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #33.
Plymouth River
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 High Street
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 741-1530
Grades: K-5
| 373 students
Rank: #44.
Wm L Foster Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
55 Downer Avenue
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 741-1520
Grades: K-5
| 419 students
Rank: #55.
East Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2 Collins Street
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 741-1570
Grades: PK-5
| 489 students
Rank: #66.
Hingham Middle School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1103 Main Street
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 741-1550
Grades: 6-8
| 878 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Hingham, MA?
The top ranked public schools in Hingham, MA include Hingham High School, South Elementary School and Plymouth River. Hingham has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
How many public schools are located in Hingham, MA?
6 public schools are located in Hingham, MA.
What percentage of students in Hingham, MA go to public school?
77% of all K-12 students in Hingham, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Hingham, MA?
Hingham, MA public schools minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public schools average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

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