Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in Massachusetts (2024)

The top ranked public middle schools in Massachusetts are Boston Latin, Wm Diamond Middle School and Jonas Clarke Middle School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Hingham, Dover and Wellesley.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Massachusetts is 42%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 45%.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Massachusetts (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Boston Latin
(Math: 85% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
78 Ave Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 635-8895
Rank: #22.
Wm Diamond Middle School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
99 Hancock Street
Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 861-2460
Rank: #33.
Jonas Clarke Middle School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
17 Stedman Rd
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 861-2450
Rank: #44.
O'bryant School Math/science
(Math: 80% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
55 Malcolm X Blvd
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
(617) 635-9932
Rank: #55.
Winthrop L Chenery Middle School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
Grades: 5-8
95 Washington Street
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 993-5800
Rank: #66.
Bromfield
(Math: 75% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 10%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
14 Massachusetts Avenue
Harvard, MA 01451
(978) 456-4152
Rank: #77.
Blanchard Middle School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
14 West Street
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 692-5582
Rank: #88.
Hopkinton Middle School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
88 Hayden Rowe Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748
(508) 497-9831
Rank: #99.
Weston Middle School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
456 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 786-5600
Rank: #1010.
Pollard Middle School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
200 Harris Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
(781) 455-0480
Rank: #1111.
Pierce
(Math: 73% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 73% (Top 10%)
Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
50 School Street
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 730-2583
Rank: #1212.
Ottoson Middle School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 73% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
63 Acton Street
Arlington, MA 02476
(781) 316-3745
Rank: #1313.
Ephraim Curtis Middle School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
22 Pratts Mill Road
Sudbury, MA 01776
(978) 443-1071
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Dover-sherborn Regional Middle School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 72% (Top 10%)
Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
155 Farm Street
Dover, MA 02030
(508) 785-0635
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Heath
(Math: 69% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
100 Eliot Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 879-4570
Rank: #1616.
Charles E Brown Middle School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 71% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
125 Meadowbrook Rd
Newton Center, MA 02459
(617) 559-6900
Rank: #1717.
William H Lincoln
(Math: 71% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 71% (Top 10%)
Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
19 Kennard Rd
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 879-4600
Rank: #1818.
Wayland Middle School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 71% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
201 Main Street
Wayland, MA 01778
(508) 655-6670
Rank: #1919.
Sarah W Gibbons Middle School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 71% (Top 10%)
Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
20 Fisher Street
Westborough, MA 01581
(508) 836-7740
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Carlisle School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 72% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-8
83 School Street
Carlisle, MA 01741
(978) 369-4102
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Edith C Baker
(Math: 72% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 72% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
205 Beverly Rd
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 879-4500
Rank: #2222.
Lincoln School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 73% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
6 Ballfield Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
(781) 259-9404
Rank: #2323.
Wellesley Middle School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 67% (Top 20%)
Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
50 Kingsbury Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
(781) 446-6235
Rank: #2424.
Raymond J Grey Junior High School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-8
16 Charter Rd
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 264-4700
Rank: #2525.
Oak Hill Middle School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 67% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
130 Wheeler Road
Newton Center, MA 02459
(617) 559-9200
Rank: #2626.
F A Day Middle School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 72% (Top 10%)
Reading: 68% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
21 Minot Place
Newtonville, MA 02460
(617) 559-9100
Rank: #2727.
Hingham Middle School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
1103 Main Street
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 741-1550
Rank: #2828.
Lawrence
(Math: 69% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 71% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
27 Francis Street
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 879-4303
Rank: #2929.
Advanced Math And Science Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 71% (Top 10%)
Reading: 68% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-12
201 Forest Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 597-2400
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Michael Driscoll
(Math: 74% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 66% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
64 Westbourne Ter
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 879-4250
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Pioneer Charter School Of Science Ii (Pcss-ii)
Charter School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 66% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
97 Main Street
Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 666-3945
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Arthur W Coolidge Middle School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 67% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
89 Birch Meadow Dr
Reading, MA 01867
(781) 942-9158
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
E W Thurston Middle School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 67% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
850 High Street
Westwood, MA 02090
(781) 326-7500
Rank: #3434.
John Glenn Middle School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 70% (Top 10%)
Reading: 68% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
99 Mcmahon Road
Bedford, MA 01730
(781) 275-3201
Rank: #3535.
Stony Brook School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 75% (Top 10%)
Reading: 64% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
9 Farmer Way
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 692-2708
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