Top 5 Best Malden Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 7,687 students in Malden, MA (there are 3 private schools, serving 1,090 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Malden, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Malden, MA are Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, Malden High School and Linden. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Malden, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Malden have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Malden, MA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mystic Valley Regional Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
770 Salem Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 388-0222
Grades: K-12
| 1,586 students
Rank: #22.
Malden High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
77 Salem Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 397-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,757 students
Rank: #33.
Linden
(Math: 41% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
29 Wescott Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 397-7218
Grades: K-8
| 787 students
Rank: #44.
Ferryway
(Math: 30% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Cross Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 388-0659
Grades: K-8
| 896 students
Rank: #55.
Beebe
(Math: 37% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 388-0621
Grades: K-8
| 935 students
Rank: #66.
Forestdale
(Math: 28% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
74 Sylvan Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 397-7326
Grades: K-8
| 575 students
Rank: #77.
Salemwood
(Math: 23% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
529 Salem Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 388-0647
Grades: K-8
| 934 students
Rank: n/an/a
257 Mountain Avenue
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 397-7025
Grades: PK
| 217 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Malden, MA?
The top ranked public schools in Malden, MA include Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, Malden High School and Linden.
How many public schools are located in Malden, MA?
8 public schools are located in Malden, MA.
What percentage of students in Malden, MA go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Malden, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Malden, MA?
Malden, MA public schools minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the Massachusetts public schools average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

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