Top 10 Best Jamaica Plain Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,381 students in Jamaica Plain, MA (there are 7 private schools, serving 889 private students). 79% of all K-12 students in Jamaica Plain, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Jamaica Plain, MA are Joseph P Manning, Boston Teachers Union School and Mission Hill School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jamaica Plain, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Jamaica Plain have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Best Jamaica Plain, MA Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Joseph P Manning
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
130 Louders Lane
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8102
Grades: PK-6
| 160 students
Rank: #22.
Boston Teachers Union School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25 Walk Hill Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-7717
Grades: PK-8
| 290 students
Rank: #33.
Mission Hill School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Child Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8189
Grades: PK-8
| 223 students
Rank: #44.
Curley K-8 School
Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
493 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8176
Grades: PK-8
| 900 students
Rank: #55.
John F Kennedy
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7 Bolster Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8127
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: #66.
The English High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
144 Mcbride Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8979
Grades: 9-12
| 525 students
Rank: #77.
Margarita Muniz Academy
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Child Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 470-6907
Grades: 9-12
| 323 students
Rank: #88.
James W Hennigan
Math: 7% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Heath Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8264
Grades: K-8
| 504 students
Rank: n/an/a
Community Academy
25 Glen Road
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8950
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
Rank: n/an/a
Elc - West Zone
200 Heath Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8275
Grades: PK-1
| 88 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
40 Pershing Road
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8239
Grades: PK-5
| 272 students
25 Glen Rd
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8221
Grades: K-5
| 184 students
493 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-8176
Grades: 6-8
| 652 students
215 Forest Hills Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 983-0300
Grades: PK-4
| 300 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jamaica Plain, MA?
The top ranked public schools in Jamaica Plain, MA include Joseph P Manning, Boston Teachers Union School and Mission Hill School.
How many public schools are located in Jamaica Plain, MA?
10 public schools are located in Jamaica Plain, MA.
What percentage of students in Jamaica Plain, MA go to public school?
79% of all K-12 students in Jamaica Plain, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Jamaica Plain, MA?
Jamaica Plain, MA public schools minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public schools average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

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