Top 10 Best Taunton Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 7,844 students in Taunton, MA. Taunton has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
The top ranked public schools in Taunton, MA are H H Galligan, Bristol-plymouth Vocational Technical and Taunton Alternative High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Taunton, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Taunton have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Best Taunton, MA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
H H Galligan
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15 Sheridan Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1295
Grades: K-4
| 251 students
Rank: #22.
Bristol-plymouth Vocational Technical
Vocational School
Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
207 Hart Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 823-5151
Grades: 9-12
| 1,319 students
Rank: #33.
Taunton Alternative High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Cohannet Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 844-5822
Grades: 10-12
| 100 students
Rank: #44.
Benjamin Friedman Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Norton Avenue
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1493
Grades: 5-7
| 771 students
Rank: #55.
Joseph C Chamberlain
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
480 Norton Avenue
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-3216
Grades: K-4
| 456 students
Rank: #66.
Edmund Hatch Bennett
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
47 North Walker Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1245
Grades: K-4
| 293 students
Rank: #77.
Elizabeth Pole
Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Harris Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1260
Grades: K-4
| 553 students
Rank: #88.
Taunton High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Williams Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1101
Grades: 8-12
| 2,700 students
Rank: #99.
John F Parker Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Williams Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1112
Grades: 5-7
| 478 students
Rank: #1010.
Mulcahey Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
28 Clifford Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1255
Grades: PK-4
| 775 students
Rank: n/an/a
36 Second Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1275
Grades: PK
| 148 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Taunton, Massachusetts

Taunton, Massachusetts Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
36 Second St
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1275
Grades: K-4
| 128 students
16 Monroe Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1240
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
28 Clifford St
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1255
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
141 Oak St
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1265
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
66 Summer Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1301
Grades: K
| 90 students
145 Berkley St
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 821-1285
Grades: K-4
| n/a students

Recent Articles

Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality can enhance your lessons safely and efficiently. Virtual reality allows your students to explore worlds they might not otherwise see. We offer some suggestions on how to use VR in your classrooom.
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
Teaching: Contract Renewal
July 05, 2022
Teaching: Contract Renewal
Most teaching contracts are year-to-year, or longer if you're eligible. Here are some suggestions for safeguarding your employment.