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Top-ranked 5th grade districts

Here are the school systems and charter schools that performed the best on the 5th-grade MCAS exams given in the spring of 2012. 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.

Year over year: Score up at least 3 points | Score down at least 3 points | No significant change

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5th Grade English

2012
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Provincetown Public Schools 10 100
2 Wellfleet Public Schools 17 94
3 Harvard Public Schools 87 93
4 Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter, Hadley 13 92
5 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 19 90
5 Nahant Public Schools 30 90
5 Rowe Public Schools 10 90
8 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 51 89
8 Sudbury Public Schools 360 89
10 Westwood Public Schools 272 87
11 Lexington Public Schools 498 86
12 Concord Public Schools 230 85
12 Manchester Essex Regional 113 85
12 Marblehead Community Charter 48 85
12 Topsfield Public Schools 79 85
16 Andover Public Schools 511 84
16 Boxborough Public Schools 76 84
16 Carlisle Public Schools 76 84
16 Dover Public Schools 90 84
16 Hingham Public Schools 324 84
16 Mattapoisett Public Schools 64 84
16 Newton Public Schools 928 84
16 Norwell Public Schools 202 84
16 Scituate Public Schools 278 84
16 Westford Public Schools 439 84
16 Winchester Public Schools 343 84
27 Belmont Public Schools 299 83
27 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 53 83
27 Lynnfield Public Schools 198 83
27 Medway Public Schools 206 83
27 Sherborn Public Schools 69 83
27 Shrewsbury Public Schools 485 83
27 Wellesley Public Schools 404 83
34 Acton Public Schools 387 82
34 Holliston Public Schools 215 82
34 Milton Public Schools 305 82
34 Sharon Public Schools 269 82
34 South Shore Charter, Hull 48 82
34 Weston Public Schools 207 82
40 Arlington Public Schools 416 81
40 Boxford Public Schools 130 81
40 Brimfield Public Schools 41 81
40 Cohasset Public Schools 146 81
40 Norfolk Public Schools 136 81
40 Williamstown Public Schools 58 81
46 Brookline Public Schools 517 80
46 Hadley Public Schools 56 80
46 Marshfield Public Schools 348 80
46 Needham Public Schools 495 80
46 Petersham Public Schools 15 80
46 Walpole Public Schools 339 80
52 Canton Public Schools 267 79
52 Community Day Charter - Prospect, Lawrence 47 79
52 Duxbury Public Schools 255 79
52 Franklin Public Schools 467 79
52 Hopkinton Public Schools 265 79
52 Mansfield Public Schools 364 79
52 Truro Public Schools 19 79
52 Westborough Public Schools 277 79
60 Boylston Public Schools 50 78
60 Lincoln Public Schools 91 78
60 Littleton Public Schools 131 78
60 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 272 78
60 Southborough Public Schools 184 78
60 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 627 78
66 Brewster Public Schools 86 77
66 Middleton Public Schools 126 77
66 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 31 77
66 Williamsburg Public Schools 13 77
70 Grafton Public Schools 250 76
70 Groton-Dunstable Regional 212 76
70 Marblehead Public Schools 243 76
70 Marion Public Schools 69 76
70 Tisbury Public Schools 41 76
75 Braintree Public Schools 444 75
75 Dedham Public Schools 228 75
75 Kingston Public Schools 159 75
75 Lenox Public Schools 48 75
75 Medfield Public Schools 223 75
75 Melrose Public Schools 291 75
75 Orleans Public Schools 32 75
75 Reading Public Schools 370 75
75 Rochester Public Schools 93 75
75 Wayland Public Schools 214 75
75 Westhampton Public Schools 20 75
86 East Bridgewater Public Schools 168 74
86 Edgartown Public Schools 39 74
86 Longmeadow Public Schools 220 74
86 North Reading Public Schools 231 74
86 Seekonk Public Schools 167 74
86 Stoneham Public Schools 199 74
86 Wrentham Public Schools 155 74
93 Bedford Public Schools 185 73
93 Fairhaven Public Schools 126 73
93 Northborough Public Schools 211 73
93 Richmond Public Schools 15 73
93 Shutesbury Public Schools 15 73
93 Wales Public Schools 15 73
93 West Bridgewater Public Schools 114 73
100 Georgetown Public Schools 111 72
100 Halifax Public Schools 90 72
100 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 32 72
100 Natick Public Schools 385 72
100 Plympton Public Schools 36 72
100 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 85 72
100 Tyngsborough Public Schools 145 72
107 Millis Public Schools 102 71
107 North Andover Public Schools 408 71
107 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 240 71
107 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 31 71
107 Wakefield Public Schools 248 71
112 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 94 70
112 Burlington Public Schools 285 70
112 Dudley-Charlton Regional 320 70
112 Granby Public Schools 80 70
112 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 150 70
112 Hanover Public Schools 239 70
112 Holbrook Public Schools 94 70
112 Ipswich Public Schools 148 70
112 Lunenburg Public Schools 126 70
112 Pelham Public Schools 20 70
112 Southampton Public Schools 76 70
112 Swampscott Public Schools 169 70
112 Wilmington Public Schools 286 70
112 Woburn Public Schools 383 70
126 Ayer Shirley Regional 163 69
126 Berlin Public Schools 23 69
126 Brookfield Public Schools 42 69
126 Carver Public Schools 125 69
126 Chatham Public Schools 55 69
126 East Longmeadow Public Schools 217 69
126 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 244 69
126 Harwich Public Schools 103 69
126 Hopedale Public Schools 95 69
126 Newburyport Public Schools 193 69
126 Sturbridge Public Schools 116 69
126 West Boylston Public Schools 72 69
138 Foxborough Public Schools 231 68
138 Maynard Public Schools 110 68
138 Mendon-Upton Regional 235 68
138 North Attleborough Public Schools 405 68
138 Norwood Public Schools 221 68
138 Stoughton Public Schools 328 68
138 Sutton Public Schools 161 68
138 Whately Public Schools 22 68
146 Avon Public Schools 61 67
146 Chelmsford Public Schools 379 67
146 Edward Brooke Charter, Mattapan 46 67
146 Plainville Public Schools 109 67
146 Triton Regional, Byfield 236 67
151 Barnstable Horace Mann Charter 400 66
151 Conway Public Schools 29 66
151 Falmouth Public Schools 299 66
151 Florida Public Schools 12 66
151 Foxborough Regional Charter 107 66
151 Leverett Public Schools 35 66
157 Ashland Public Schools 185 65
157 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 252 65
157 Easton Public Schools 324 65
157 Farmington River Regional, Otis 17 65
157 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 119 65
157 Northbridge Public Schools 194 65
157 Pembroke Public Schools 278 65
157 Rockport Public Schools 63 65
157 Sunderland Public Schools 23 65
157 Westport Community Public Schools 155 65
167 Amesbury Public Schools 186 64
167 Amherst Public Schools 186 64
167 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 78 64
167 Beverly Public Schools 299 64
167 Erving Public Schools 22 64
167 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 14 64
167 Nantucket Public Schools 92 64
167 New Salem-Wendell Regional 14 64
167 Plymouth Public Schools 563 64
167 Quabbin Regional, Barre 197 64
167 Sandwich Public Schools 263 64
178 Abington Public Schools 157 63
178 Attleboro Public Schools 432 63
178 Auburn Public Schools 185 63
178 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 490 63
178 Danvers Public Schools 279 63
178 Dartmouth Public Schools 318 63
178 Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter, Dorchester 35 63
178 Millbury Public Schools 119 63
178 Norton Public Schools 212 63
178 Peabody Public Schools 446 63
178 Quaboag Regional, Warre 123 63
178 South Hadley Public Schools 151 63
178 Winthrop Public Schools 167 63
191 Belchertown Public Schools 216 62
191 Gateway Regional, Huntington 79 62
191 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 271 62
191 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 102 62
191 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 80 62
191 Waltham Public Schools 340 62
191 Westfield Public Schools 392 62
191 Weymouth Public Schools 508 62
191 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 334 62
200 Agawam Public Schools 312 61
200 Bellingham Public Schools 180 61
200 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 148 61
200 Excel Academy Charter, East Boston 54 61
200 Hull Public Schools 93 61
200 Lawrence Family Development Charter 59 61
200 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 287 61
200 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 51 61
200 Swansea Public Schools 167 61
209 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 75 60
209 Blackstone-Millville Regional 157 60
209 Deerfield Public Schools 60 60
209 Excel Academy Charter, Chelsea 55 60
209 Greenfield Public Schools 178 60
209 Hatfield Public Schools 33 60
209 Marlborough Public Schools 407 60
209 Monson Public Schools 108 60
209 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 33 60
209 Southwick-Tolland Regional 127 60
209 Tewksbury Public Schools 342 60
220 Bourne Public Schools 165 59
220 Cambridge Public Schools 393 59
220 Dracut Public Schools 318 59
220 Lanesborough Public Schools 44 59
220 Lee Public Schools 44 59
220 Leominster Public Schools 444 59
220 Milford Public Schools 313 59
220 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 41 59
228 Billerica Public Schools 458 58
228 Gloucester Public Schools 246 58
228 Northampton Public Schools 190 58
228 Palmer Public Schools 139 58
228 Rockland Public Schools 167 58
228 Somerset Public Schools 208 58
228 Watertown Public Schools 181 58
235 Acushnet Public Schools 116 57
235 Chesterfield-Goshen Regional 21 57
235 Middleborough Public Schools 261 57
235 Pittsfield Public Schools 412 57
235 Saugus Public Schools 250 57
235 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 65 57
235 Uxbridge Public Schools 158 57
235 Ware Public Schools 98 57
243 Eastham Public Schools 44 56
243 Granville Public Schools 16 56
243 Hudson Public Schools 233 56
243 Leicester Public Schools 134 56
243 Ludlow Public Schools 205 56
243 Quincy Public Schools 703 56
243 West Springfield Public Schools 284 56
250 Douglas Public Schools 126 55
250 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 132 55
250 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 160 55
253 Chicopee Public Schools 528 54
253 Framingham Public Schools 646 54
253 Holland Public Schools 26 54
253 Medford Public Schools 390 54
253 North Brookfield Public Schools 52 54
253 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 73 54
253 Revere Public Schools 535 54
253 Taunton Public Schools 627 54
261 Boston Collegiate Charter 90 53
261 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 96 53
261 Wareham Public Schools 227 53
264 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 118 52
264 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 168 52
264 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 56 52
264 Boston Renaissance Charter 134 52
264 Clinton Public Schools 146 52
264 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 100 52
264 Mashpee Public Schools 144 52
271 Berkley Public Schools 84 50
271 Easthampton Public Schools 144 50
271 Gardner Public Schools 186 50
271 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 167 50
275 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 252 49
275 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 80 49
275 Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter, Haverhill 86 49
278 Lynn Public Schools 928 48
279 Adams-Cheshire Regional 123 47
279 Gill-Montague Regional 74 47
279 Oxford Public Schools 171 47
282 Conservatory Lab Charter, Brighton 15 46
282 Martin Luther King Charter, Springfield 69 46
282 Salem Public Schools 368 46
282 Somerville Public Schools 352 46
286 Everett Public Schools 460 44
286 Lowell Community Charter 86 44
286 Methuen Public Schools 582 44
286 North Adams Public Schools 109 44
286 Winchendon Public Schools 135 44
291 Gloucester Community Arts Charter, Gloucester 21 43
291 Malden Public Schools 500 43
291 Worcester Public Schools 1,673 43
294 Hawlemont Regional, Shelburne Falls 19 42
294 Randolph Public Schools 224 42
296 Haverhill Public Schools 524 41
296 Orange Public Schools 112 41
298 Athol-Royalston Regional 102 40
298 Grove Hall Preparatory Charter, Dorchester 73 40
298 Webster Public Schools 156 40
301 Fall River Public Schools 788 39
301 Lowell Public Schools 1,016 39
303 Boston Public Schools 3,771 38
303 Fitchburg Public Schools 387 38
305 Brockton Public Schools 1,288 37
305 Clarksburg Public Schools 22 37
305 New Bedford Public Schools 869 37
308 Southbridge Public Schools 185 35
309 Lawrence Public Schools 950 33
309 Springfield Public Schools 1,901 33
311 Chelsea Public Schools 401 30
312 Holyoke Community Charter 81 27
313 Holyoke Public Schools 414 25
 

5th Grade Math

2012
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 53 93
2 Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter, Hadley 13 92
3 Brimfield Public Schools 41 90
4 Boxborough Public Schools 76 89
4 Lexington Public Schools 500 89
6 Wellfleet Public Schools 17 88
6 Winchester Public Schools 343 88
8 Carlisle Public Schools 75 86
8 Concord Public Schools 231 86
8 Dover Public Schools 90 86
8 Manchester Essex Regional 112 86
8 New Salem-Wendell Regional 14 86
8 Sudbury Public Schools 361 86
8 Westford Public Schools 441 86
15 Scituate Public Schools 277 85
15 Sherborn Public Schools 70 85
17 Belmont Public Schools 298 84
17 Harvard Public Schools 87 84
19 Cohasset Public Schools 146 83
19 Community Day Charter - Prospect, Lawrence 47 83
19 Hingham Public Schools 322 83
19 Holliston Public Schools 213 83
19 Westwood Public Schools 272 83
24 Acton Public Schools 387 82
24 Andover Public Schools 512 82
24 Georgetown Public Schools 110 82
24 Milton Public Schools 307 82
24 Newton Public Schools 934 82
24 Norwell Public Schools 202 82
30 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 272 81
31 Hopkinton Public Schools 264 80
31 Marion Public Schools 69 80
31 Rowe Public Schools 10 80
31 Tisbury Public Schools 39 80
31 Wales Public Schools 15 80
36 Lincoln Public Schools 91 79
36 Medway Public Schools 206 79
36 Millis Public Schools 104 79
36 Norfolk Public Schools 136 79
36 Wayland Public Schools 214 79
41 Arlington Public Schools 414 78
41 Brookline Public Schools 520 78
41 North Reading Public Schools 231 78
41 Sharon Public Schools 269 78
41 Shrewsbury Public Schools 486 78
41 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 629 78
41 West Bridgewater Public Schools 114 78
48 Duxbury Public Schools 256 77
48 Franklin Public Schools 469 77
48 Longmeadow Public Schools 219 77
48 Sunderland Public Schools 22 77
48 Weston Public Schools 206 77
53 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 50 76
53 Boxford Public Schools 130 76
53 Canton Public Schools 272 76
53 Dedham Public Schools 229 76
53 Lunenburg Public Schools 126 76
58 Mansfield Public Schools 366 75
58 Mattapoisett Public Schools 64 75
58 Medfield Public Schools 222 75
58 Pelham Public Schools 20 75
58 Plympton Public Schools 36 75
58 Reading Public Schools 373 75
58 Wellesley Public Schools 403 75
65 Berlin Public Schools 23 74
65 Brewster Public Schools 87 74
65 Middleton Public Schools 126 74
65 Westborough Public Schools 277 74
69 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 244 73
69 Needham Public Schools 495 73
69 Topsfield Public Schools 79 73
69 Williamstown Public Schools 59 73
73 Braintree Public Schools 447 72
73 Littleton Public Schools 131 72
73 Norton Public Schools 213 72
73 Sandwich Public Schools 263 72
73 South Shore Charter, Hull 47 72
73 Wrentham Public Schools 154 72
79 Groton-Dunstable Regional 213 71
79 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 150 71
79 Marblehead Community Charter 48 71
79 Marshfield Public Schools 349 71
79 Melrose Public Schools 291 71
79 Rochester Public Schools 93 71
79 Walpole Public Schools 339 71
86 Ashland Public Schools 188 70
86 Bedford Public Schools 186 70
86 Natick Public Schools 386 70
86 Southborough Public Schools 184 70
86 West Boylston Public Schools 73 70
86 Wilmington Public Schools 286 70
92 Carver Public Schools 125 69
92 Chatham Public Schools 55 69
92 Dudley-Charlton Regional 320 69
92 Grafton Public Schools 251 69
92 Marblehead Public Schools 244 69
92 North Attleborough Public Schools 404 69
92 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 32 69
99 Foxborough Public Schools 230 68
99 Granby Public Schools 80 68
99 Ipswich Public Schools 148 68
99 Lee Public Schools 44 68
99 Truro Public Schools 19 68
104 East Bridgewater Public Schools 167 67
104 Lynnfield Public Schools 198 67
104 Stoneham Public Schools 199 67
107 Avon Public Schools 61 66
107 Brookfield Public Schools 42 66
107 East Longmeadow Public Schools 217 66
107 Edward Brooke Charter, Mattapan 47 66
107 Hopedale Public Schools 94 66
107 Northborough Public Schools 210 66
107 Pembroke Public Schools 277 66
107 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 85 66
115 Easton Public Schools 324 65
115 Falmouth Public Schools 299 65
115 Halifax Public Schools 89 65
115 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 32 65
115 Holbrook Public Schools 94 65
115 Leominster Public Schools 442 65
115 Leverett Public Schools 34 65
115 Plainville Public Schools 110 65
123 Boylston Public Schools 50 64
123 Excel Academy Charter, East Boston 54 64
123 Fairhaven Public Schools 125 64
123 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 102 64
123 Lenox Public Schools 48 64
123 Millbury Public Schools 120 64
123 North Andover Public Schools 409 64
123 Tyngsborough Public Schools 145 64
131 Attleboro Public Schools 432 63
131 Auburn Public Schools 186 63
131 Chelmsford Public Schools 377 63
131 Hadley Public Schools 56 63
131 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 19 63
131 Kingston Public Schools 158 63
131 Norwood Public Schools 223 63
131 Orleans Public Schools 32 63
131 Shutesbury Public Schools 16 63
131 Triton Regional, Byfield 237 63
131 Wakefield Public Schools 249 63
142 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 150 62
142 Edgartown Public Schools 39 62
142 Holland Public Schools 26 62
142 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 32 62
142 Plymouth Public Schools 565 62
142 Seekonk Public Schools 169 62
142 Southampton Public Schools 76 62
142 Swampscott Public Schools 168 62
150 Boston Collegiate Charter 90 61
150 Lawrence Family Development Charter 59 61
150 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 80 61
150 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 41 61
150 Stoughton Public Schools 329 61
150 Sturbridge Public Schools 115 61
150 Sutton Public Schools 162 61
150 Williamsburg Public Schools 13 61
150 Woburn Public Schools 383 61
159 Abington Public Schools 157 60
159 Agawam Public Schools 312 60
159 Barnstable Horace Mann Charter 400 60
159 Dartmouth Public Schools 319 60
159 Hanover Public Schools 239 60
159 Hudson Public Schools 234 60
159 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 119 60
159 Nahant Public Schools 30 60
159 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 238 60
159 Petersham Public Schools 15 60
159 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 33 60
159 Saugus Public Schools 250 60
159 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 65 60
172 Amherst Public Schools 186 59
172 Ayer Shirley Regional 163 59
172 Conway Public Schools 29 59
172 Dracut Public Schools 318 59
172 Erving Public Schools 22 59
172 Florida Public Schools 12 59
172 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 271 59
172 Harwich Public Schools 102 59
172 Mendon-Upton Regional 236 59
172 Somerset Public Schools 208 59
172 West Springfield Public Schools 283 59
172 Whately Public Schools 22 59
184 Acushnet Public Schools 117 58
184 Newburyport Public Schools 193 58
184 Quabbin Regional, Barre 195 58
184 Westport Community Public Schools 155 58
184 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 335 58
189 Belchertown Public Schools 216 57
189 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 489 57
189 Danvers Public Schools 278 57
189 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 256 57
189 Quincy Public Schools 703 57
189 South Hadley Public Schools 151 57
195 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 94 56
195 Beverly Public Schools 302 56
195 Blackstone-Millville Regional 157 56
195 Leicester Public Schools 134 56
195 North Brookfield Public Schools 52 56
195 Rockport Public Schools 63 56
201 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 75 55
202 Cambridge Public Schools 395 54
202 Gloucester Public Schools 244 54
202 Hull Public Schools 93 54
202 Milford Public Schools 314 54
202 Nantucket Public Schools 94 54
202 Pittsfield Public Schools 412 54
202 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 168 54
202 Tewksbury Public Schools 342 54
210 Chesterfield-Goshen Regional 21 53
210 Foxborough Regional Charter 107 53
210 Hatfield Public Schools 34 53
210 Lanesborough Public Schools 44 53
210 Maynard Public Schools 110 53
210 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 51 53
210 Waltham Public Schools 341 53
217 Douglas Public Schools 126 52
217 Middleborough Public Schools 261 52
217 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 73 52
217 Quaboag Regional, Warre 123 52
217 Swansea Public Schools 168 52
217 Uxbridge Public Schools 160 52
217 Ware Public Schools 97 52
217 Weymouth Public Schools 508 52
225 Berkley Public Schools 84 51
225 Billerica Public Schools 458 51
225 Marlborough Public Schools 407 51
225 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 287 51
225 Watertown Public Schools 181 51
230 Clinton Public Schools 146 50
230 Deerfield Public Schools 60 50
230 Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter, Dorchester 34 50
230 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 14 50
230 Mashpee Public Schools 148 50
230 Provincetown Public Schools 10 50
230 Revere Public Schools 535 50
230 Richmond Public Schools 14 50
230 Southwick-Tolland Regional 127 50
230 Taunton Public Schools 626 50
230 Westhampton Public Schools 20 50
230 Winthrop Public Schools 167 50
242 Amesbury Public Schools 185 49
242 Bourne Public Schools 164 49
242 Burlington Public Schools 286 49
242 Excel Academy Charter, Chelsea 55 49
242 Martin Luther King Charter, Springfield 69 49
242 Medford Public Schools 391 49
242 Westfield Public Schools 393 49
249 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 168 48
249 Eastham Public Schools 44 48
249 Peabody Public Schools 449 48
249 Wareham Public Schools 225 48
253 Conservatory Lab Charter, Brighton 15 46
253 Rockland Public Schools 166 46
255 Chicopee Public Schools 528 45
255 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 251 45
255 Framingham Public Schools 649 45
255 Northampton Public Schools 189 45
259 Greenfield Public Schools 174 44
259 Grove Hall Preparatory Charter, Dorchester 73 44
259 Malden Public Schools 501 44
259 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 94 44
263 Bellingham Public Schools 180 43
263 Lowell Community Charter 86 43
263 Methuen Public Schools 583 43
263 North Adams Public Schools 109 43
263 Palmer Public Schools 139 43
263 Salem Public Schools 367 43
263 Somerville Public Schools 352 43
263 Winchendon Public Schools 135 43
271 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 78 42
271 Hawlemont Regional, Shelburne Falls 19 42
271 Oxford Public Schools 171 42
274 Lynn Public Schools 927 41
274 Northbridge Public Schools 193 41
276 Ludlow Public Schools 201 40
276 Randolph Public Schools 225 40
278 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 118 39
278 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 56 39
278 Boston Public Schools 3,781 39
278 Gateway Regional, Huntington 80 39
282 Boston Renaissance Charter 134 38
282 Monson Public Schools 108 38
282 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 159 38
282 Southbridge Public Schools 186 38
286 Everett Public Schools 460 37
286 Gill-Montague Regional 74 37
286 Lowell Public Schools 1,015 37
286 Worcester Public Schools 1,676 37
290 Clarksburg Public Schools 22 36
290 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 132 36
290 New Bedford Public Schools 873 36
290 Orange Public Schools 113 36
294 Chelsea Public Schools 404 35
294 Fall River Public Schools 786 35
296 Adams-Cheshire Regional 123 34
296 Gardner Public Schools 186 34
296 Haverhill Public Schools 523 34
296 Springfield Public Schools 1,902 34
300 Granville Public Schools 15 33
301 Athol-Royalston Regional 102 32
301 Brockton Public Schools 1,286 32
301 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 80 32
304 Easthampton Public Schools 145 31
304 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 100 31
304 Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter, Haverhill 86 31
304 Webster Public Schools 156 31
308 Farmington River Regional, Otis 17 30
309 Fitchburg Public Schools 386 28
310 Lawrence Public Schools 956 27
311 Holyoke Public Schools 412 21
312 Holyoke Community Charter 81 19
313 Gloucester Community Arts Charter, Gloucester 22 18

5th Grade Science

2012
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 New Salem-Wendell Regional 14 100
1 Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter, Hadley 13 100
3 Brimfield Public Schools 41 95
4 Wellfleet Public Schools 17 94
5 Pelham Public Schools 20 90
6 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 18 89
7 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 51 88
7 Plympton Public Schools 35 88
9 Groton-Dunstable Regional 214 86
9 Norwell Public Schools 202 86
11 Harvard Public Schools 87 85
11 Scituate Public Schools 277 85
11 Sherborn Public Schools 70 85
14 Marblehead Community Charter 48 84
14 Sudbury Public Schools 359 84
16 Westwood Public Schools 271 83
17 Lexington Public Schools 500 82
17 Orleans Public Schools 32 82
17 Sharon Public Schools 268 82
17 Westford Public Schools 441 82
17 Winchester Public Schools 343 82
17 Wrentham Public Schools 154 82
23 Boxford Public Schools 130 81
23 Concord Public Schools 230 81
23 Holliston Public Schools 210 81
23 Medway Public Schools 205 81
23 Middleton Public Schools 126 81
28 Arlington Public Schools 414 80
28 Carlisle Public Schools 75 80
28 Dover Public Schools 90 80
28 Hingham Public Schools 322 80
28 Nahant Public Schools 30 80
28 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 270 80
28 Wales Public Schools 15 80
35 Andover Public Schools 510 79
35 Brewster Public Schools 87 79
35 Hatfield Public Schools 34 79
35 Topsfield Public Schools 79 79
39 Boxborough Public Schools 76 78
39 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 14 78
39 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 629 78
39 Westborough Public Schools 277 78
39 Williamstown Public Schools 59 78
44 East Bridgewater Public Schools 166 77
44 Lincoln Public Schools 91 77
44 Lynnfield Public Schools 198 77
44 Shrewsbury Public Schools 486 77
44 Williamsburg Public Schools 13 77
49 Acton Public Schools 387 76
49 Cohasset Public Schools 146 76
49 Longmeadow Public Schools 219 76
49 Walpole Public Schools 339 76
53 Community Day Charter - Prospect, Lawrence 47 75
53 Duxbury Public Schools 255 75
53 Halifax Public Schools 89 75
53 Manchester Essex Regional 112 75
53 Northborough Public Schools 207 75
53 Wayland Public Schools 214 75
53 Weston Public Schools 207 75
60 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 53 74
60 Foxborough Regional Charter 107 74
60 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 244 74
60 Natick Public Schools 386 74
60 Norfolk Public Schools 136 74
60 Sturbridge Public Schools 114 74
60 West Boylston Public Schools 73 74
67 Conway Public Schools 29 73
67 Grafton Public Schools 251 73
67 Granby Public Schools 80 73
67 Hanover Public Schools 239 73
67 Holland Public Schools 26 73
67 Hopkinton Public Schools 264 73
67 Marshfield Public Schools 348 73
67 North Reading Public Schools 231 73
67 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 85 73
76 Boylston Public Schools 50 72
76 Brookfield Public Schools 42 72
76 Edgartown Public Schools 39 72
76 Excel Academy Charter, East Boston 54 72
76 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 100 72
76 Richmond Public Schools 14 72
76 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 51 72
76 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 32 72
84 Belmont Public Schools 296 71
84 Kingston Public Schools 158 71
84 Newton Public Schools 933 71
84 Rochester Public Schools 93 71
88 Dedham Public Schools 229 70
88 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 271 70
88 Lunenburg Public Schools 125 70
88 Mattapoisett Public Schools 64 70
88 Provincetown Public Schools 10 70
88 Swampscott Public Schools 168 70
94 Braintree Public Schools 446 69
94 Excel Academy Charter, Chelsea 55 69
94 Marblehead Public Schools 243 69
94 Triton Regional, Byfield 237 69
98 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 150 68
98 Medfield Public Schools 222 68
98 Mendon-Upton Regional 236 68
98 North Attleborough Public Schools 404 68
98 Plainville Public Schools 110 68
98 Southampton Public Schools 76 68
98 Southborough Public Schools 183 68
98 Sunderland Public Schools 22 68
98 Truro Public Schools 19 68
98 Whately Public Schools 22 68
108 Barnstable Horace Mann Charter 400 67
108 Bellingham Public Schools 180 67
108 Canton Public Schools 272 67
108 Leverett Public Schools 34 67
108 Tyngsborough Public Schools 145 67
108 West Bridgewater Public Schools 114 67
114 Chelmsford Public Schools 377 66
114 Franklin Public Schools 468 66
114 Harwich Public Schools 103 66
114 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 32 66
114 Littleton Public Schools 131 66
114 Melrose Public Schools 291 66
114 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 32 66
121 Berlin Public Schools 23 65
121 Douglas Public Schools 126 65
121 Marion Public Schools 69 65
121 Millbury Public Schools 120 65
121 Needham Public Schools 493 65
121 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 283 65
121 Swansea Public Schools 168 65
121 Woburn Public Schools 382 65
129 Acushnet Public Schools 117 64
129 Brookline Public Schools 519 64
129 Burlington Public Schools 286 64
129 Milton Public Schools 307 64
129 Wakefield Public Schools 249 64
134 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 78 63
134 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 488 63
134 Deerfield Public Schools 60 63
134 Dracut Public Schools 318 63
134 Milford Public Schools 314 63
134 Sandwich Public Schools 261 63
134 Seekonk Public Schools 168 63
134 Wellesley Public Schools 404 63
142 Belchertown Public Schools 216 62
142 Foxborough Public Schools 230 62
142 Holbrook Public Schools 93 62
142 Ipswich Public Schools 148 62
142 Lee Public Schools 44 62
142 Mansfield Public Schools 365 62
142 Reading Public Schools 372 62
142 Stoneham Public Schools 199 62
142 Westport Community Public Schools 154 62
151 Eastham Public Schools 44 61
151 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 80 61
153 Carver Public Schools 125 60
153 Chatham Public Schools 55 60
153 Chesterfield-Goshen Regional 20 60
153 Dartmouth Public Schools 319 60
153 Granville Public Schools 15 60
153 Pembroke Public Schools 277 60
153 Petersham Public Schools 15 60
153 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 33 60
153 Sutton Public Schools 162 60
162 Amherst Public Schools 185 59
162 Bourne Public Schools 165 59
162 Lanesborough Public Schools 44 59
162 Newburyport Public Schools 193 59
162 Norton Public Schools 213 59
162 Plymouth Public Schools 564 59
162 South Hadley Public Schools 150 59
162 Southwick-Tolland Regional 127 59
170 Dudley-Charlton Regional 320 58
170 East Longmeadow Public Schools 218 58
170 Erving Public Schools 21 58
170 Millis Public Schools 103 58
170 Northbridge Public Schools 194 58
170 Quabbin Regional, Barre 195 58
170 Westfield Public Schools 393 58
177 Auburn Public Schools 186 57
177 Leicester Public Schools 134 57
177 Palmer Public Schools 139 57
177 Stoughton Public Schools 329 57
181 Bedford Public Schools 186 56
181 Lenox Public Schools 48 56
181 Rockport Public Schools 63 56
184 Ashland Public Schools 188 55
184 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 93 55
184 Edward Brooke Charter, Mattapan 47 55
184 Fairhaven Public Schools 125 55
184 Georgetown Public Schools 110 55
184 Gloucester Public Schools 244 55
184 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 132 55
184 North Andover Public Schools 409 55
184 Norwood Public Schools 223 55
184 Westhampton Public Schools 20 55
184 Wilmington Public Schools 286 55
195 Agawam Public Schools 312 54
195 Avon Public Schools 60 54
195 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 150 54
195 Easton Public Schools 324 54
195 Falmouth Public Schools 299 54
195 Hadley Public Schools 56 54
195 Marlborough Public Schools 406 54
195 Maynard Public Schools 110 54
195 Quincy Public Schools 703 54
195 Rockland Public Schools 166 54
195 South Shore Charter, Hull 48 54
195 Tisbury Public Schools 39 54
195 Uxbridge Public Schools 159 54
195 Weymouth Public Schools 507 54
209 Amesbury Public Schools 185 53
209 Blackstone-Millville Regional 157 53
209 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 255 53
209 Somerset Public Schools 208 53
213 Nantucket Public Schools 94 52
213 Peabody Public Schools 449 52
215 Middleborough Public Schools 261 51
216 Attleboro Public Schools 432 50
216 Ayer Shirley Regional 163 50
216 Gateway Regional, Huntington 80 50
216 Rowe Public Schools 10 50
216 Tewksbury Public Schools 342 50
216 Waltham Public Schools 341 50
222 Beverly Public Schools 302 49
222 Leominster Public Schools 443 49
222 North Brookfield Public Schools 51 49
222 Quaboag Regional, Warre 123 49
222 Ware Public Schools 97 49
222 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 335 49
228 Medford Public Schools 391 48
228 Winthrop Public Schools 167 48
230 Abington Public Schools 157 47
230 Farmington River Regional, Otis 17 47
230 Hull Public Schools 93 47
230 Northampton Public Schools 189 47
230 Revere Public Schools 535 47
230 Saugus Public Schools 249 47
236 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 237 46
236 Watertown Public Schools 179 46
238 Cambridge Public Schools 395 45
238 Framingham Public Schools 648 45
238 Mashpee Public Schools 148 45
241 Danvers Public Schools 278 44
241 Hopedale Public Schools 94 44
241 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 102 44
241 Shutesbury Public Schools 16 44
245 Hawlemont Regional, Shelburne Falls 19 42
245 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 73 42
245 Taunton Public Schools 624 42
245 Winchendon Public Schools 135 42
249 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 75 41
249 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 80 41
249 Pittsfield Public Schools 412 41
249 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 93 41
249 Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter, Haverhill 86 41
249 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 167 41
249 West Springfield Public Schools 282 41
256 Conservatory Lab Charter, Brighton 15 40
257 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 168 39
257 Billerica Public Schools 457 39
257 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 41 39
257 Oxford Public Schools 171 39
257 Somerville Public Schools 352 39
262 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 56 38
262 Clinton Public Schools 146 38
262 Greenfield Public Schools 171 38
262 Haverhill Public Schools 519 38
262 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 119 38
262 Wareham Public Schools 224 38
268 Malden Public Schools 499 37
269 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 250 36
269 Easthampton Public Schools 145 36
269 Gardner Public Schools 186 36
269 Monson Public Schools 108 36
269 Orange Public Schools 113 36
269 Salem Public Schools 365 36
275 Hudson Public Schools 234 35
276 Gill-Montague Regional 73 34
276 Lawrence Family Development Charter 59 34
278 Chicopee Public Schools 528 33
278 Methuen Public Schools 581 33
280 Lynn Public Schools 927 32
280 Southbridge Public Schools 186 32
282 Lowell Community Charter 86 31
283 Adams-Cheshire Regional 123 30
283 Grove Hall Preparatory Charter, Dorchester 71 30
285 Athol-Royalston Regional 101 29
285 New Bedford Public Schools 871 29
285 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 158 29
288 Randolph Public Schools 225 28
288 Springfield Public Schools 1,900 28
288 Webster Public Schools 156 28
291 Berkley Public Schools 84 27
291 Boston Collegiate Charter 90 27
291 Gloucester Community Arts Charter, Gloucester 22 27
291 Worcester Public Schools 1,672 27
295 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 118 26
295 Holyoke Community Charter 81 26
295 Ludlow Public Schools 201 26
295 North Adams Public Schools 109 26
299 Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter, Dorchester 34 24
300 Everett Public Schools 460 23
300 Lowell Public Schools 1,015 23
302 Fitchburg Public Schools 387 21
302 Martin Luther King Charter, Springfield 68 21
304 Brockton Public Schools 1,286 20
305 Boston Renaissance Charter 134 19
305 Chelsea Public Schools 402 19
305 Clarksburg Public Schools 22 19
305 Lawrence Public Schools 956 19
309 Fall River Public Schools 785 18
309 Holyoke Public Schools 412 18
311 Boston Public Schools 3,761 17
311 Florida Public Schools 12 17
313 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 65 13