Top 10 Best Suffolk County Public High Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 53 public high schools serving 32,834 students in Suffolk County, MA. The top ranked public high schools in Suffolk County, MA are Boston Latin, O'bryant School Math/science and Winthrop High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Suffolk County, MA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Massachusetts public high school average of 68%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 78% statewide average). High schools in Suffolk County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public high schools.
Suffolk County, MA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 73%, which is less than the Massachusetts average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Boston Latin, with 98% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Massachusetts or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Massachusetts public high school average of 39% (majority Hispanic).

Top Suffolk County Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Boston Latin Math: 94% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    78 Ave Louis Pasteur
    Boston, MA 02115
    (617) 635-8895

    Grades: 7-12 | 2,453 students
  • Rank: #22.
    O'bryant School Math/science Math: 91% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    55 Malcolm X Blvd
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617) 635-9932

    Grades: 7-12 | 1,562 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Winthrop High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    400 Main Street
    Winthrop, MA 02152
    (617) 846-5505

    Grades: 9-12 | 615 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Boston Arts Academy Alternative School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    174 Ipswich Street
    Boston, MA 02215
    (617) 635-6470

    Grades: 9-12 | 469 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    City On A Hill Charter Public School Dudley Square Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2179 Washington Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
    (617) 516-5888

    Grades: 9-12 | 272 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Boston Community Leadership Academy Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    655 Metropolitan Ave
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617) 635-8937

    Grades: 9-12 | 474 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Boston Latin Academy Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    205 Townsend Street
    Dorchester, MA 02121
    (617) 635-9957

    Grades: 7-12 | 1,781 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Revere High School Math: 70% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    101 School Street
    Revere, MA 02151
    (781) 286-8222

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,991 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Jeremiah E Burke High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    60 Washington Street
    Dorchester, MA 02121
    (617) 635-9837

    Grades: 9-12 | 472 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Fenway High School Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    67 Alleghany St
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617) 635-9911

    Grades: 9-12 | 364 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    City On A Hill Charter Public School Circuit Street Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    58 Circuit Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
    (617) 445-1515

    Grades: 9-12 | 283 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Edward M. Kennedy Academy For Health Careers (horace Mann Ch Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    360 Huntington Avenue, C/o 102
    Boston, MA 02115
    (617) 373-8576

    Grades: 9-12 | 380 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Urban Science Academy Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1205 V.f.w. Parkway
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    (617) 635-8930

    Grades: 9-12 | 392 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Brooke Charter School Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    190 Cummins Highway
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    (617) 325-7977

    Grades: K-10 | 1,736 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Another Course To College Alternative School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    612 Metropolitan Av
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617) 635-8865

    Grades: 9-12 | 224 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Snowden International School At Copley Math: 50-54% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    150 Newbury Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 635-9989

    Grades: 9-12 | 444 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    East Boston High School Math: 60% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    86 White Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 635-9896

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,344 student
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Boston International High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 Maxwell St
    Dorchester Center, MA 02124
    (617) 635-9373

    Grades: 9-12 | 366 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Excel High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    95 G. Street, South Boston Edu
    South Boston, MA 02127
    (617) 635-9870

    Grades: 9-12 | 491 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Margarita Muniz Academy Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    20 Child Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 470-6907

    Grades: 9-12 | 298 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    New Mission High School Alternative School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    655 Metropolitan Ave
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617) 635-6437

    Grades: 7-12 | 392 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Boston Day And Evening Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    20 Kearsarge Ave
    Roxbury, MA 02119
    (617) 635-6789

    Grades: 9-12 | 404 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Brighton High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    25 Warren Street
    Brighton, MA 02135
    (617) 635-9873

    Grades: 9-12 | 682 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Excel Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    58 Moore Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    (617) 874-4080

    Grades: 5-11 | 1,127 student
  • Rank: #2525.
    The English High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    144 Mcbride Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 635-8979

    Grades: 9-12 | 539 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Lyon Upper 9-12 Math: 30-39% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    95 Beechcroft Street
    Brighton, MA 02135
    (617) 635-8351

    Grades: 9-12 | 124 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Chelsea High School Math: 37% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    299 Everett Avenue
    Chelsea, MA 02150
    (617) 466-5000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,538 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    Boston Preparatory Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    885 River Street
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617) 333-6688

    Grades: 6-12 | 463 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Charlestown High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    240 Medford Street
    Charlestown, MA 02129
    (617) 635-9914

    Grades: 9-12 | 920 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Boston Collegiate Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11 Mayhew Street
    Dorchester, MA 02125
    (617) 265-1172

    Grades: 5-12 | 700 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Phoenix Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    175 Hawthorne Street
    Chelsea, MA 02150
    (617) 889-3100

    Grades: 9-12 | 197 students
  • Rank: #32-3432.- 34.
    Community Academy Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    25 Glen Road
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 635-8950

    Grades: 9-12 | 79 students
  • Rank: #32-3432.- 34.
    Greater Egleston Community High School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3134 Washington Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
    (617) 635-6429

    Grades: 10-12 | 105 students
  • Rank: #32-3432.- 34.
    Seacoast School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    15 Everard Street
    Revere, MA 02151
    (781) 485-2715

    Grades: 9-12 | 82 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Madison Park High School Vocational School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    75 Malcolm X Blvd
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617) 635-8970

    Grades: 9-12 | 859 students
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