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Top-ranked 8th grade districts

Here are the school systems and charter schools that performed the best on the 8th-grade MCAS exams given in the spring of 2011. Boston.com ranked them by adding the percentage of students who scored either "advanced" or "proficient" in English, Math, and Science. 100 is the highest possible score.

English | Mathematics | Science and Technology

8th Grade English

2010
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 40 100
1 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 17 100
1 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 50 100
4 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 201 98
4 Northborough Public Schools 193 98
4 Westford Public Schools 434 98
7 Boston Collegiate Charter 95 97
7 Edgartown Public Schools 31 97
7 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 60 97
7 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 65 97
7 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 37 97
12 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 72 96
12 Norwell Public Schools 185 96
14 Andover Public Schools 493 95
14 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 75 95
14 Carlisle Public Schools 75 95
14 Harvard Public Schools 114 95
14 Hingham Public Schools 307 95
14 Longmeadow Public Schools 243 95
14 Marblehead Community Charter 44 95
14 Marshfield Public Schools 356 95
14 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 19 95
14 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 355 95
14 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 38 95
14 Scituate Public Schools 260 95
14 Sudbury Public Schools 323 95
14 Wellesley Public Schools 363 95
14 Weston Public Schools 185 95
29 Acton-Boxborough Regional 489 94
29 Bedford Public Schools 195 94
29 Brookline Public Schools 433 94
29 Dover-Sherborn Regional 175 94
29 Hopkinton Public Schools 283 94
29 Lexington Public Schools 478 94
29 Lunenburg Public Schools 129 94
29 Marblehead Public Schools 237 94
29 Needham Public Schools 407 94
29 Reading Public Schools 351 94
29 Richmond Public Schools 16 94
29 Swampscott Public Schools 176 94
29 Wayland Public Schools 214 94
29 Winchester Public Schools 307 94
43 Arlington Public Schools 357 93
43 Belmont Public Schools 287 93
43 Cohasset Public Schools 105 93
43 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 40 93
43 Concord Public Schools 213 93
43 Duxbury Public Schools 280 93
43 Holliston Public Schools 205 93
43 Manchester Essex Regional 114 93
43 Medway Public Schools 208 93
43 Newton Public Schools 818 93
43 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 28 93
43 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 69 93
43 Sharon Public Schools 261 93
43 Westborough Public Schools 308 93
57 Berlin-Boylston Regional 74 92
57 Chelmsford Public Schools 448 92
57 East Bridgewater Public Schools 196 92
57 Groton-Dunstable Regional 232 92
57 Lawrence Family Development Charter 50 92
57 Littleton Public Schools 126 92
57 Medfield Public Schools 215 92
57 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 239 92
57 Sandwich Public Schools 318 92
57 Southborough Public Schools 179 92
57 Westwood Public Schools 257 92
68 Ashland Public Schools 178 91
68 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 55 91
68 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 104 91
68 Braintree Public Schools 417 91
68 Franklin Public Schools 468 91
68 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 157 91
68 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 65 91
68 Shrewsbury Public Schools 478 91
76 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 69 90
76 Easton Public Schools 314 90
76 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 314 90
76 Milton Public Schools 273 90
76 Newburyport Public Schools 155 90
76 Northampton Public Schools 210 90
76 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 51 90
76 Pembroke Public Schools 280 90
76 Quabbin Regional, Barre 250 90
76 South Shore Charter, Hull 41 90
76 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 613 90
76 Walpole Public Schools 324 90
88 Chatham Public Schools 47 89
88 Georgetown Public Schools 119 89
88 Harwich Public Schools 94 89
88 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 28 89
88 Hopedale Public Schools 101 89
88 Mendon-Upton Regional 261 89
88 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 102 89
88 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 275 89
88 Natick Public Schools 334 89
88 North Andover Public Schools 378 89
88 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 125 89
99 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 113 88
99 Dartmouth Public Schools 324 88
99 Foxborough Public Schools 226 88
99 Hanover Public Schools 227 88
99 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 16 88
99 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 100 88
99 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 387 88
99 Monson Public Schools 104 88
99 North Attleborough Public Schools 404 88
99 Wakefield Public Schools 289 88
99 West Bridgewater Public Schools 105 88
110 Burlington Public Schools 282 87
110 Canton Public Schools 268 87
110 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 285 87
110 Ipswich Public Schools 178 87
110 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 82 87
110 Lynnfield Public Schools 189 87
110 Nantucket Public Schools 94 87
110 Nauset Regional, Orleans 196 87
110 North Reading Public Schools 207 87
110 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 54 87
110 Tyngsborough Public Schools 170 87
121 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 198 86
121 Berkley Public Schools 105 86
121 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 264 86
121 Dudley-Charlton Regional 351 86
121 Falmouth Public Schools 301 86
121 Hadley Public Schools 57 86
121 Mansfield Public Schools 398 86
121 Seekonk Public Schools 185 86
121 Southwick-Tolland Regional 146 86
121 Tisbury Public Schools 36 86
131 Acushnet Public Schools 117 85
131 Avon Public Schools 66 85
131 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 471 85
131 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 66 85
131 Millis Public Schools 111 85
131 North Brookfield Public Schools 54 85
131 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 333 85
131 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 278 85
131 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 306 85
131 Stoneham Public Schools 203 85
131 Tewksbury Public Schools 382 85
131 Westport Community Public Schools 150 85
143 Amherst-Pelham Regional 249 84
143 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 86 84
143 Bourne Public Schools 191 84
143 Danvers Public Schools 351 84
143 East Longmeadow Public Schools 225 84
143 Easthampton Public Schools 115 84
143 Grafton Public Schools 209 84
143 Hudson Public Schools 235 84
143 Lincoln Public Schools 124 84
143 Maynard Public Schools 91 84
143 Norton Public Schools 237 84
143 Rockport Public Schools 83 84
143 Somerset Public Schools 185 84
143 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 75 84
143 Triton Regional, Byfield 225 84
143 Waltham Public Schools 326 84
143 Watertown Public Schools 197 84
143 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 331 84
143 Wilmington Public Schools 342 84
162 Billerica Public Schools 525 83
162 Gardner Public Schools 201 83
162 Granby Public Schools 96 83
162 Holyoke Community Charter 46 83
162 Melrose Public Schools 300 83
162 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 111 83
162 Plymouth Public Schools 600 83
162 Shirley Public Schools 121 83
162 Stoughton Public Schools 279 83
162 Sutton Public Schools 146 83
162 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 276 83
173 Barnstable Public Schools 404 82
173 Dedham Public Schools 209 82
173 MATCH Charter, Boston 55 82
173 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 107 82
173 Peabody Public Schools 471 82
173 Revere Public Schools 418 82
179 Abington Public Schools 207 81
179 Beverly Public Schools 315 81
179 Cambridge Public Schools 393 81
179 Douglas Public Schools 150 81
179 Granville Public Schools 16 81
179 Leicester Public Schools 139 81
179 Norwood Public Schools 276 81
179 Pittsfield Public Schools 434 81
187 Adams-Cheshire Regional 125 80
187 Community Charter School of Cambridge 66 80
187 Four Rivers Charter, Greenfield 35 80
187 Foxborough Regional Charter 112 80
187 Holbrook Public Schools 103 80
187 Lenox Public Schools 65 80
187 Milford Public Schools 307 80
187 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 133 80
187 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 96 80
187 Uxbridge Public Schools 161 80
187 Woburn Public Schools 333 80
198 Florida Public Schools 14 79
198 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 120 79
198 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 149 79
198 Hatfield Public Schools 47 79
198 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 107 79
198 Swansea Public Schools 176 79
198 Winthrop Public Schools 151 79
205 Auburn Public Schools 190 78
205 Gloucester Public Schools 248 78
205 Lee Public Schools 63 78
205 Ludlow Public Schools 221 78
205 Mashpee Public Schools 138 78
205 Millbury Public Schools 156 78
205 Northbridge Public Schools 214 78
205 Taunton Public Schools 650 78
205 West Boylston Public Schools 82 78
214 Agawam Public Schools 344 77
214 Amesbury Public Schools 176 77
214 Blackstone-Millville Regional 137 77
214 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 70 77
214 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 262 77
214 Marlborough Public Schools 336 77
214 Middleborough Public Schools 300 77
214 Quincy Public Schools 630 77
214 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 135 77
223 Framingham Public Schools 587 76
223 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 95 76
223 Malden Public Schools 501 76
223 Saugus Public Schools 251 76
223 Westfield Public Schools 459 76
228 Hull Public Schools 85 75
229 Attleboro Public Schools 464 74
229 Clinton Public Schools 137 74
231 Belchertown Public Schools 224 73
231 Carver Public Schools 140 73
231 Dracut Public Schools 357 73
231 Fairhaven Public Schools 168 73
231 Oxford Public Schools 162 73
231 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 56 73
231 South Hadley Public Schools 160 73
231 Wareham Public Schools 237 73
231 Weymouth Public Schools 509 73
240 Athol-Royalston Regional 142 72
240 Bellingham Public Schools 225 72
240 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 190 72
240 Medford Public Schools 360 72
240 Methuen Public Schools 599 72
245 Rockland Public Schools 189 71
246 Everett Public Schools 450 70
246 Greenfield Public Schools 148 70
246 Leominster Public Schools 459 70
246 Palmer Public Schools 126 70
246 Randolph Public Schools 233 70
251 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 49 69
252 Haverhill Public Schools 576 68
252 Salem Public Schools 346 68
252 West Springfield Public Schools 315 68
255 Brockton Public Schools 1,205 67
255 Chicopee Public Schools 550 67
255 Clarksburg Public Schools 21 67
255 Gateway Regional, Huntington 106 67
255 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 84 67
255 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 73 67
255 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 156 67
262 Southbridge Public Schools 145 66
262 Spirit of Knowledge Charter, Worcester 41 66
264 Quaboag Regional, Warre 106 65
264 Somerville Public Schools 302 65
266 Chelsea Public Schools 361 63
266 Fall River Public Schools 740 63
266 Fitchburg Public Schools 333 63
266 Gill-Montague Regional 97 63
266 Lynn Public Schools 872 63
271 Lowell Public Schools 1,046 61
271 Worcester Public Schools 1,558 61
273 Boston Public Schools 3,698 60
273 Webster Public Schools 159 60
275 Ware Public Schools 78 59
276 North Adams Public Schools 118 58
276 Winchendon Public Schools 117 58
278 New Bedford Public Schools 882 56
279 Springfield Public Schools 1,698 51
280 Lawrence Public Schools 990 50
281 Holyoke Public Schools 449 45
281 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 55 45
 

8th Grade Math

2011
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 17 100
2 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 50 96
3 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 40 88
3 Westford Public Schools 434 88
5 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 201 87
6 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 37 86
7 Lexington Public Schools 479 85
8 Carlisle Public Schools 75 84
8 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 68 84
8 Sudbury Public Schools 325 84
11 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 40 83
12 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 354 82
12 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 60 82
12 Wellesley Public Schools 363 82
15 Acton-Boxborough Regional 486 80
15 Andover Public Schools 495 80
15 Dover-Sherborn Regional 174 80
15 Harvard Public Schools 114 80
15 Newton Public Schools 818 80
15 Winchester Public Schools 305 80
21 Belmont Public Schools 286 79
21 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 28 79
21 Hopkinton Public Schools 284 79
21 Needham Public Schools 406 79
25 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 69 78
25 Brookline Public Schools 437 78
25 Manchester Essex Regional 115 78
25 Marblehead Public Schools 238 78
25 Scituate Public Schools 261 78
30 Medfield Public Schools 217 77
30 Rockport Public Schools 83 77
32 Arlington Public Schools 360 76
32 Bedford Public Schools 196 76
32 Boston Collegiate Charter 95 76
32 Groton-Dunstable Regional 233 76
32 Weston Public Schools 187 76
37 Braintree Public Schools 419 75
37 Cohasset Public Schools 106 75
37 Ipswich Public Schools 177 75
37 Marblehead Community Charter 44 75
37 Reading Public Schools 350 75
37 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 65 75
37 Sharon Public Schools 259 75
37 Shrewsbury Public Schools 480 75
45 Concord Public Schools 212 74
45 Newburyport Public Schools 157 74
47 Duxbury Public Schools 283 73
47 Franklin Public Schools 468 73
47 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 82 73
47 Norwell Public Schools 185 73
47 Westwood Public Schools 257 73
52 Grafton Public Schools 207 72
52 Longmeadow Public Schools 244 72
52 Milton Public Schools 274 72
52 Westborough Public Schools 307 72
56 Edgartown Public Schools 31 71
56 Georgetown Public Schools 119 71
56 MATCH Charter, Boston 56 71
56 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 273 71
56 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 38 71
56 Northborough Public Schools 194 71
56 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 52 71
56 Pembroke Public Schools 277 71
64 Wayland Public Schools 217 70
65 Medway Public Schools 207 69
65 Mendon-Upton Regional 264 69
67 Community Charter School of Cambridge 66 67
67 East Bridgewater Public Schools 197 67
67 Hingham Public Schools 312 67
67 Holliston Public Schools 204 67
67 Natick Public Schools 335 67
67 Nauset Regional, Orleans 196 67
73 Amherst-Pelham Regional 249 66
73 Foxborough Public Schools 226 66
73 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 157 66
73 Stoneham Public Schools 203 66
77 Lunenburg Public Schools 129 65
77 Marshfield Public Schools 357 65
77 Swampscott Public Schools 176 65
77 Walpole Public Schools 325 65
81 Burlington Public Schools 284 64
81 Chatham Public Schools 47 64
81 Florida Public Schools 14 64
81 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 100 64
81 North Andover Public Schools 378 64
81 North Attleborough Public Schools 402 64
81 Sandwich Public Schools 318 64
88 Ashland Public Schools 178 63
88 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 19 63
88 Richmond Public Schools 16 63
91 Berlin-Boylston Regional 74 62
91 Canton Public Schools 268 62
91 Danvers Public Schools 350 62
91 Sutton Public Schools 146 62
91 Triton Regional, Byfield 228 62
91 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 612 62
97 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 103 61
97 Easton Public Schools 313 61
97 Lincoln Public Schools 124 61
97 Lynnfield Public Schools 189 61
97 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 28 61
97 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 125 61
97 Seekonk Public Schools 185 61
97 Southborough Public Schools 179 61
97 Wakefield Public Schools 290 61
106 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 72 60
106 Amesbury Public Schools 178 60
106 Dedham Public Schools 210 60
106 North Reading Public Schools 209 60
106 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 276 60
106 Somerset Public Schools 184 60
106 Tyngsborough Public Schools 168 60
113 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 472 59
113 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 285 59
113 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 49 59
113 Melrose Public Schools 300 59
113 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 239 59
113 Stoughton Public Schools 279 59
119 Chelmsford Public Schools 446 58
119 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 313 58
119 Lawrence Family Development Charter 50 58
119 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 111 58
119 Norton Public Schools 237 58
119 Quabbin Regional, Barre 249 58
119 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 307 58
126 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 75 57
126 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 67 57
126 Hull Public Schools 87 57
126 Leicester Public Schools 140 57
130 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 87 56
130 Bellingham Public Schools 225 56
130 Falmouth Public Schools 301 56
130 Hanover Public Schools 227 56
130 Millis Public Schools 110 56
130 Northampton Public Schools 212 56
130 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 330 56
137 Berkley Public Schools 105 55
137 Bourne Public Schools 191 55
137 Easthampton Public Schools 115 55
137 Ludlow Public Schools 220 55
137 Plymouth Public Schools 600 55
137 Watertown Public Schools 200 55
143 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 69 54
143 Dudley-Charlton Regional 353 54
143 Four Rivers Charter, Greenfield 35 54
143 Mansfield Public Schools 397 54
143 West Boylston Public Schools 84 54
148 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 55 53
148 Dartmouth Public Schools 325 53
148 Granville Public Schools 17 53
148 Hopedale Public Schools 100 53
148 Hudson Public Schools 237 53
148 Littleton Public Schools 126 53
148 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 105 53
148 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 277 53
148 West Bridgewater Public Schools 106 53
157 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 198 52
157 Belchertown Public Schools 224 52
157 Beverly Public Schools 316 52
157 Holyoke Community Charter 46 52
157 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 387 52
157 Northbridge Public Schools 208 52
163 Billerica Public Schools 525 51
163 Blackstone-Millville Regional 137 51
163 Cambridge Public Schools 394 51
163 Framingham Public Schools 584 51
163 Milford Public Schools 308 51
163 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 101 51
163 South Shore Charter, Hull 41 51
163 Winthrop Public Schools 151 51
171 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 113 50
171 Auburn Public Schools 189 50
171 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 263 50
171 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 151 50
171 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 16 50
171 Peabody Public Schools 471 50
171 Southwick-Tolland Regional 145 50
171 Tisbury Public Schools 36 50
171 Uxbridge Public Schools 160 50
171 Westport Community Public Schools 150 50
171 Wilmington Public Schools 343 50
182 Agawam Public Schools 343 49
182 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 264 49
182 East Longmeadow Public Schools 226 49
182 Marlborough Public Schools 340 49
182 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 75 49
182 Tewksbury Public Schools 384 49
188 Gardner Public Schools 198 48
188 Maynard Public Schools 91 48
188 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 333 48
188 Oxford Public Schools 162 48
188 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 133 48
188 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 54 48
188 Swansea Public Schools 176 48
188 Waltham Public Schools 325 48
188 West Springfield Public Schools 316 48
197 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 188 47
197 Monson Public Schools 105 47
197 Pittsfield Public Schools 434 47
197 Woburn Public Schools 333 47
201 Hatfield Public Schools 48 46
201 Lee Public Schools 61 46
201 Malden Public Schools 503 46
201 Millbury Public Schools 154 46
201 Quincy Public Schools 635 46
206 Avon Public Schools 67 45
206 Medford Public Schools 365 45
208 Abington Public Schools 204 44
208 Acushnet Public Schools 118 44
208 Adams-Cheshire Regional 124 44
208 Attleboro Public Schools 466 44
208 Barnstable Public Schools 404 44
208 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 95 44
208 Hadley Public Schools 57 44
208 Holbrook Public Schools 102 44
208 Leominster Public Schools 465 44
208 Methuen Public Schools 598 44
208 Nantucket Public Schools 94 44
208 Norwood Public Schools 276 44
208 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 66 44
208 Quaboag Regional, Warre 107 44
208 Revere Public Schools 417 44
208 South Hadley Public Schools 160 44
224 Clarksburg Public Schools 21 43
224 Harwich Public Schools 94 43
224 Haverhill Public Schools 587 43
227 Douglas Public Schools 149 42
227 Mashpee Public Schools 138 42
227 Randolph Public Schools 231 42
227 Shirley Public Schools 122 42
227 Westfield Public Schools 460 42
232 Gloucester Public Schools 249 41
232 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 133 41
232 Rockland Public Schools 189 41
232 Saugus Public Schools 251 41
236 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 121 40
236 Gateway Regional, Huntington 104 40
238 Carver Public Schools 140 39
238 Chelsea Public Schools 359 39
238 Chicopee Public Schools 552 39
238 Granby Public Schools 95 39
238 Lowell Public Schools 1,049 39
238 Taunton Public Schools 652 39
244 Gill-Montague Regional 98 38
244 North Brookfield Public Schools 52 38
244 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 73 38
244 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 55 38
244 Weymouth Public Schools 512 38
249 Clinton Public Schools 137 37
249 Dracut Public Schools 355 37
249 Fairhaven Public Schools 168 37
249 Foxborough Regional Charter 111 37
249 Palmer Public Schools 126 37
249 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 155 37
249 Winchendon Public Schools 118 37
256 Lenox Public Schools 66 36
256 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 96 36
256 Ware Public Schools 78 36
259 Athol-Royalston Regional 142 35
259 Fall River Public Schools 742 35
259 Middleborough Public Schools 300 35
259 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 107 35
259 Somerville Public Schools 304 35
264 Boston Public Schools 3,713 34
264 Salem Public Schools 346 34
264 Worcester Public Schools 1,557 34
267 Wareham Public Schools 240 33
268 Brockton Public Schools 1,202 32
269 Fitchburg Public Schools 333 31
270 Everett Public Schools 449 30
270 Lynn Public Schools 866 30
272 New Bedford Public Schools 881 25
272 North Adams Public Schools 118 25
274 Holyoke Public Schools 449 24
274 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 83 24
276 Greenfield Public Schools 150 23
276 Spirit of Knowledge Charter, Worcester 39 23
278 Webster Public Schools 156 21
279 Lawrence Public Schools 992 20
280 Southbridge Public Schools 144 19
281 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 55 18
282 Springfield Public Schools 1,690 17

8th Grade Science

2011
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 37 92
2 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 201 87
3 Winchester Public Schools 306 81
4 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 40 80
5 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 355 79
6 Wayland Public Schools 217 78
6 Westford Public Schools 434 78
8 Harvard Public Schools 114 77
9 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 17 76
9 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 50 76
11 Manchester Essex Regional 115 75
11 Northborough Public Schools 193 75
11 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 52 75
11 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 65 75
15 Dover-Sherborn Regional 173 73
15 Marblehead Public Schools 237 73
15 Medfield Public Schools 217 73
18 Westborough Public Schools 307 72
19 Belmont Public Schools 287 71
19 Florida Public Schools 14 71
19 Grafton Public Schools 207 71
19 Lexington Public Schools 479 71
23 Acton-Boxborough Regional 486 70
23 Norwell Public Schools 184 70
23 Sudbury Public Schools 323 70
26 Arlington Public Schools 359 69
26 Medway Public Schools 207 69
28 Edgartown Public Schools 31 68
29 Andover Public Schools 494 67
29 Carlisle Public Schools 75 67
31 Concord Public Schools 212 66
31 MATCH Charter, Boston 56 66
31 Rockport Public Schools 82 66
31 West Bridgewater Public Schools 106 66
31 Weston Public Schools 187 66
36 Groton-Dunstable Regional 233 65
36 Littleton Public Schools 125 65
38 Sharon Public Schools 260 64
39 Franklin Public Schools 467 63
39 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 16 63
41 Nauset Regional, Orleans 195 62
41 Shrewsbury Public Schools 478 62
43 Longmeadow Public Schools 244 61
44 Braintree Public Schools 418 60
44 Hadley Public Schools 57 60
44 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 157 60
44 Quabbin Regional, Barre 249 60
48 Natick Public Schools 335 59
48 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 612 59
50 Berlin-Boylston Regional 73 58
50 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 74 58
50 Hingham Public Schools 311 58
50 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 19 58
54 Boston Collegiate Charter 95 57
54 Duxbury Public Schools 281 57
54 East Bridgewater Public Schools 197 57
54 Hopkinton Public Schools 283 57
54 Newton Public Schools 818 57
59 Hanover Public Schools 225 56
59 Lincoln Public Schools 124 56
59 Scituate Public Schools 263 56
59 Stoneham Public Schools 203 56
59 Swansea Public Schools 176 56
64 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 65 55
64 Georgetown Public Schools 119 55
64 Marblehead Community Charter 44 55
64 West Boylston Public Schools 84 55
68 Burlington Public Schools 284 54
68 Canton Public Schools 267 54
68 Chelmsford Public Schools 446 54
68 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 285 54
68 Holliston Public Schools 203 54
68 Newburyport Public Schools 158 54
68 Pembroke Public Schools 279 54
68 Somerset Public Schools 184 54
68 Southwick-Tolland Regional 145 54
68 Swampscott Public Schools 176 54
68 Westwood Public Schools 257 54
79 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 198 53
79 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 472 53
79 Brookline Public Schools 435 53
79 Easton Public Schools 313 53
79 Millis Public Schools 110 53
79 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 272 53
85 Bedford Public Schools 196 52
85 Mendon-Upton Regional 264 52
85 Needham Public Schools 406 52
85 North Attleborough Public Schools 402 52
85 Seekonk Public Schools 185 52
85 Westport Community Public Schools 149 52
91 Chatham Public Schools 47 51
91 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 69 51
91 Maynard Public Schools 91 51
91 Melrose Public Schools 298 51
91 North Reading Public Schools 207 51
91 Norton Public Schools 237 51
91 South Shore Charter, Hull 41 51
91 Southborough Public Schools 178 51
91 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 277 51
100 Berkley Public Schools 105 50
100 Cohasset Public Schools 105 50
100 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 40 50
100 Foxborough Public Schools 224 50
100 Granville Public Schools 16 50
100 Reading Public Schools 350 50
100 Richmond Public Schools 16 50
100 Triton Regional, Byfield 228 50
108 Lunenburg Public Schools 129 49
108 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 107 49
110 Ashland Public Schools 178 48
110 Bellingham Public Schools 225 48
110 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 387 48
113 Acushnet Public Schools 118 47
113 Danvers Public Schools 350 47
113 Dudley-Charlton Regional 353 47
113 Quaboag Regional, Warre 107 47
113 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 133 47
113 Walpole Public Schools 325 47
119 Auburn Public Schools 189 46
119 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 101 46
119 Beverly Public Schools 315 46
119 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 28 46
119 Hopedale Public Schools 100 46
119 Ipswich Public Schools 177 46
119 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 276 46
119 Sandwich Public Schools 317 46
119 Sutton Public Schools 146 46
128 Amesbury Public Schools 176 45
128 Amherst-Pelham Regional 247 45
128 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 49 45
128 Lynnfield Public Schools 189 45
128 Peabody Public Schools 471 45
133 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 263 44
133 Fairhaven Public Schools 168 44
133 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 315 44
133 Mansfield Public Schools 396 44
133 Milford Public Schools 308 44
133 Oxford Public Schools 162 44
133 Plymouth Public Schools 599 44
133 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 75 44
133 Tyngsborough Public Schools 167 44
133 Wakefield Public Schools 290 44
133 Woburn Public Schools 333 44
144 Billerica Public Schools 526 43
144 Monson Public Schools 105 43
144 Northampton Public Schools 212 43
144 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 238 43
144 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 28 43
144 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 68 43
144 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 307 43
144 Stoughton Public Schools 280 43
144 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 331 43
153 Barnstable Public Schools 402 42
153 Bourne Public Schools 190 42
153 Milton Public Schools 272 42
153 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 60 42
157 Harwich Public Schools 94 41
157 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 100 41
157 Lenox Public Schools 66 41
157 Tewksbury Public Schools 383 41
157 Uxbridge Public Schools 158 41
157 Wellesley Public Schools 362 41
163 East Longmeadow Public Schools 226 40
163 Framingham Public Schools 583 40
163 North Andover Public Schools 378 40
166 Dartmouth Public Schools 325 39
166 Granby Public Schools 94 39
166 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 66 39
169 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 55 38
169 Blackstone-Millville Regional 137 38
169 Hatfield Public Schools 47 38
169 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 81 38
169 Marshfield Public Schools 357 38
169 Millbury Public Schools 154 38
169 West Springfield Public Schools 312 38
176 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 87 37
176 Avon Public Schools 67 37
176 Foxborough Regional Charter 111 37
176 Gateway Regional, Huntington 104 37
176 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 151 37
176 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 134 37
176 Palmer Public Schools 127 37
176 Tisbury Public Schools 35 37
184 Attleboro Public Schools 466 36
184 Cambridge Public Schools 393 36
184 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 264 36
184 Falmouth Public Schools 301 36
184 Gardner Public Schools 200 36
184 Leicester Public Schools 140 36
184 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 331 36
184 Quincy Public Schools 634 36
192 Douglas Public Schools 149 35
192 Hudson Public Schools 237 35
192 Northbridge Public Schools 208 35
192 Revere Public Schools 417 35
192 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 54 35
192 Weymouth Public Schools 512 35
198 Agawam Public Schools 343 34
198 Belchertown Public Schools 224 34
198 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 189 34
198 Easthampton Public Schools 114 34
198 Four Rivers Charter, Greenfield 35 34
198 Medford Public Schools 364 34
198 Wilmington Public Schools 343 34
205 Athol-Royalston Regional 141 33
205 Dedham Public Schools 209 33
205 Mashpee Public Schools 138 33
205 Nantucket Public Schools 93 33
209 Shirley Public Schools 121 32
209 Wareham Public Schools 236 32
211 Clinton Public Schools 137 31
211 Malden Public Schools 501 31
211 Middleborough Public Schools 299 31
211 Taunton Public Schools 651 31
215 Gloucester Public Schools 249 30
215 Holbrook Public Schools 104 30
215 South Hadley Public Schools 160 30
215 Waltham Public Schools 322 30
215 Ware Public Schools 79 30
220 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 113 29
220 Ludlow Public Schools 220 29
220 Marlborough Public Schools 337 29
220 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 111 29
220 North Brookfield Public Schools 52 29
220 Norwood Public Schools 276 29
220 Rockland Public Schools 188 29
227 Carver Public Schools 138 28
227 Dracut Public Schools 355 28
227 Hull Public Schools 87 28
227 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 101 28
227 Watertown Public Schools 198 28
232 Adams-Cheshire Regional 122 27
232 Greenfield Public Schools 150 27
232 Haverhill Public Schools 584 27
232 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 107 27
232 Westfield Public Schools 459 27
232 Winchendon Public Schools 116 27
238 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 121 26
238 Methuen Public Schools 597 26
238 Pittsfield Public Schools 435 26
241 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 69 25
241 Leominster Public Schools 464 25
241 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 95 25
241 Salem Public Schools 346 25
241 Saugus Public Schools 251 25
241 Somerville Public Schools 300 25
241 Winthrop Public Schools 151 25
248 Fall River Public Schools 738 24
248 Lawrence Family Development Charter 50 24
248 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 38 24
251 Randolph Public Schools 230 23
251 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 154 23
251 Spirit of Knowledge Charter, Worcester 39 23
254 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 73 22
255 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 72 21
255 Chicopee Public Schools 550 21
255 Community Charter School of Cambridge 66 21
255 Gill-Montague Regional 96 21
259 Lee Public Schools 61 20
260 Clarksburg Public Schools 21 19
261 Lynn Public Schools 861 18
261 North Adams Public Schools 119 18
261 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 56 18
264 Holyoke Community Charter 46 17
264 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 125 17
264 Southbridge Public Schools 143 17
264 Worcester Public Schools 1,550 17
268 Abington Public Schools 204 16
268 Brockton Public Schools 1,201 16
268 Fitchburg Public Schools 331 16
268 New Bedford Public Schools 885 16
272 Chelsea Public Schools 356 15
272 Lowell Public Schools 1,046 15
272 Webster Public Schools 156 15
275 Everett Public Schools 447 13
276 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 95 12
276 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 84 12
278 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 55 11
279 Boston Public Schools 3,691 10
280 Springfield Public Schools 1,674 9
281 Holyoke Public Schools 446 6
282 Lawrence Public Schools 978 5