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For the 2021 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 Technical High School, Worcester Arts Magnet School and Doherty Memorial High School. 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 34% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Worcester have an average ranking of 1/10, 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).

Top Worcester, MA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Worcester Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1 Skyline Drive
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 799-1940

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,389 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Worcester Arts Magnet School Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    315 St Nicholas Avenue
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 799-3575

    Grades: PK-6 | 404 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Doherty Memorial High School Math: 65% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    299 Highland Street
    Worcester, MA 01602
    (508) 799-3270

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,559 student
  • Rank: #44.
    West Tatnuck Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    300 Mower Street
    Worcester, MA 01602
    (508) 799-3596

    Grades: PK-6 | 370 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Burncoat Senior High School Math: 54% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    179 Burncoat Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 799-3300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,034 student
  • Rank: #66.
    South High Community Math: 47% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    170 Apricot Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3325

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,407 student
  • Rank: #77.
    North High School Math: 44% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    140 Harrington Way
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508) 799-3370

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,292 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Midland Street Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    18 Midland Street
    Worcester, MA 01602
    (508) 799-3548

    Grades: K-6 | 230 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Flagg Street Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    115 Flagg Street
    Worcester, MA 01602
    (508) 799-3522

    Grades: K-6 | 409 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Heard Street Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Heard Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3525

    Grades: K-6 | 296 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Roosevelt Math: 39% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1006 Grafton Street
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508) 799-3482

    Grades: PK-6 | 673 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10 New Bond Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 854-8400

    Grades: K-12 | 1,425 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Chandler Elementary Community Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    114 Chandler Street
    Worcester, MA 01609
    (508) 799-3572

    Grades: K-6 | 500 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Thorndyke Road Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 Thorndyke Rd
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 799-3550

    Grades: K-6 | 381 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Nelson Place Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    35 Nelson Pl
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 799-3506

    Grades: PK-6 | 522 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    University Pk Campus School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12 Freeland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3591

    Grades: 7-12 | 239 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    May Street Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    265 May Street
    Worcester, MA 01602
    (508) 799-3520

    Grades: K-6 | 339 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Jacob Hiatt Magnet Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    772 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3601

    Grades: PK-6 | 403 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Lake View Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    133 Coburn Avenue
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508) 799-3536

    Grades: K-6 | 285 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Wawecus Road School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20 Wawecus Rd
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 799-3527

    Grades: K-6 | 152 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Tatnuck Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1083 Pleasant Street
    Worcester, MA 01602
    (508) 799-3554

    Grades: PK-6 | 392 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Francis J Mcgrath Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    493 Grove Street
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 799-3584

    Grades: K-6 | 237 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Norrback Avenue Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    44 Malden Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 799-3500

    Grades: PK-6 | 564 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Union Hill School Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Chapin Street
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508) 799-3600

    Grades: K-6 | 454 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Forest Grove Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    495 Grove Street
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 799-3420

    Grades: 7-8 | 978 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Claremont Academy Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    15 Claremont Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3077

    Grades: 7-12 | 552 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    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: #2828.
    Belmont Street Community Math: 32% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    170 Belmont Street
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 799-3588

    Grades: PK-6 | 581 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Rice Square Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    76 Massasoit Rd
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508) 799-3556

    Grades: K-6 | 427 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Gates Lane Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1238 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3488

    Grades: PK-6 | 569 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Burncoat Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    135 Burncoat Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 799-3390

    Grades: 7-8 | 623 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Canterbury Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    129 Canterbury Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3484

    Grades: PK-6 | 376 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Sullivan Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    140 Apricot Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3350

    Grades: 6-8 | 865 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    City View Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    80 Prospect Street
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 799-3670

    Grades: PK-6 | 474 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Elm Park Community Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    23 North Ashland Street
    Worcester, MA 01609
    (508) 799-3568

    Grades: K-6 | 477 students
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