Top 10 Best Worcester Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 48 public schools serving 27,494 students in Worcester, MA. Worcester has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
The top ranked public schools in Worcester, MA are Worcester Arts Magnet School, West Tatnuck and Midland Street. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Worcester, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Worcester have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Best Worcester, MA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Worcester Arts Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
315 St Nicholas Avenue
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 799-3575
Grades: PK-6
| 404 students
Rank: #22.
West Tatnuck
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(3)
300 Mower Street
Worcester, MA 01602
(508) 799-3596
Grades: PK-6
| 370 students
Rank: #33.
Midland Street
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
18 Midland Street
Worcester, MA 01602
(508) 799-3548
Grades: K-6
| 230 students
Rank: #44.
Flagg Street
Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
115 Flagg Street
Worcester, MA 01602
(508) 799-3522
Grades: K-6
| 409 students
Rank: #55.
Worcester Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Skyline Drive
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 799-1940
Grades: 9-12
| 1,389 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Heard Street
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Heard Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 799-3525
Grades: K-6
| 296 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Jacob Hiatt Magnet
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
772 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610
(508) 799-3601
Grades: PK-6
| 403 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Lake View
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
133 Coburn Avenue
Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 799-3536
Grades: K-6
| 285 students
Rank: #99.
Doherty Memorial High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
299 Highland Street
Worcester, MA 01602
(508) 799-3270
Grades: 9-12
| 1,559 students
Rank: #1010.
Union Hill School
Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Chapin Street
Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 799-3600
Grades: K-6
| 454 students
Rank: #1111.
Thorndyke Road
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
30 Thorndyke Rd
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 799-3550
Grades: K-6
| 381 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School
Charter School
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10 New Bond Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 854-8400
Grades: K-12
| 1,425 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Roosevelt
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
1006 Grafton Street
Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 799-3482
Grades: PK-6
| 673 students
Rank: #1414.
Nelson Place
Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Nelson Pl
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 799-3506
Grades: PK-6
| 522 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
May Street
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
265 May Street
Worcester, MA 01602
(508) 799-3520
Grades: K-6
| 339 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
University Pk Campus School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12 Freeland Street
Worcester, MA 01610
(508) 799-3591
Grades: 7-12
| 239 students
Rank: #1717.
Belmont Street Community
Math: 42% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
170 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 799-3588
Grades: PK-6
| 581 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
South High Community
Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
170 Apricot Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 799-3325
Grades: 9-12
| 1,407 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Tatnuck
Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1083 Pleasant Street
Worcester, MA 01602
(508) 799-3554
Grades: PK-6
| 392 students
Rank: #2020.
Norrback Avenue
Math: 34% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
44 Malden Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 799-3500
Grades: PK-6
| 564 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Canterbury
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
129 Canterbury Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 799-3484
Grades: PK-6
| 376 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Wawecus Road School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Wawecus Rd
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 799-3527
Grades: K-6
| 152 students
Rank: #2323.
Forest Grove Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
495 Grove Street
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 799-3420
Grades: 7-8
| 978 students
Rank: #2424.
Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
493 Grove Street
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 799-3584
Grades: K-6
| 237 students
Rank: #2525.
Burncoat Street
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
526 Burncoat Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 799-3537
Grades: K-6
| 293 students
Rank: #2626.
Burncoat Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
135 Burncoat Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 799-3390
Grades: 7-8
| 623 students
Rank: #2727.
Chandler Elementary Community
Math: 26% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
114 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 799-3572
Grades: K-6
| 500 students
Rank: #2828.
Burncoat Senior High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
179 Burncoat Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 799-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,034 students
Rank: #2929.
Gates Lane
Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1238 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 799-3488
Grades: PK-6
| 569 students
Rank: #3030.
Woodland Academy
Math: 27% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
93 Woodland Street
Worcester, MA 01610
(508) 799-3557
Grades: K-6
| 606 students
Rank: #3131.
Sullivan Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Apricot Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 799-3350
Grades: 6-8
| 865 students
Rank: #3232.
Rice Square
Math: 26% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
76 Massasoit Rd
Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 799-3556
Grades: K-6
| 427 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
City View
Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
80 Prospect Street
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 799-3670
Grades: PK-6
| 474 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Vernon Hill School
Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Providence Street
Worcester, MA 01607
(508) 799-3630
Grades: PK-6
| 536 students
Rank: #3535.
Elm Park Community
Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
23 North Ashland Street
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 799-3568
Grades: K-6
| 477 students
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Worcester, Massachusetts Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
15 Claremont St
Worcester, MA 01610
(508) 799-3077
Grades: PK-12
| 774 students
28 Adams Street
Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 792-3497
Grades: PK-6
| 175 students
120 Granite Street
Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 799-3476
Grades: PK-6
| 185 students
130 Leeds Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 799-3540
Grades: PK-6
| 181 students
15 Harlow Street
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 799-3542
Grades: K-6
| 196 students
337 Mill Street
Worcester, MA 01602
(508) 799-3510
Grades: K-6
| 182 students
13 Dartmouth Street
Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 799-3496
Grades: K-6
| 204 students
1407a Main Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 799-3530
Grades: K-6
| 214 students
19 Chatham Street
Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 252-7321
Grades: 7-12
| 167 students

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