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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 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

English | Mathematics | Science and Technology

8th Grade English

2012
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 50 100
1 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 22 100
1 Excel Academy Charter, East Boston 48 100
1 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 17 100
5 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 254 99
5 Wayland Public Schools 231 99
7 Carlisle Public Schools 84 98
7 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 144 98
7 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 72 98
10 Cohasset Public Schools 121 97
10 Granville Public Schools 28 97
10 Harvard Public Schools 108 97
10 Lenox Public Schools 58 97
10 Lexington Public Schools 547 97
10 Winchester Public Schools 358 97
16 Andover Public Schools 516 96
16 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 76 96
16 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 76 96
16 Concord Public Schools 214 96
16 Dover-Sherborn Regional 193 96
16 Duxbury Public Schools 278 96
16 Manchester Essex Regional 119 96
16 Norwell Public Schools 195 96
16 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 25 96
16 Scituate Public Schools 244 96
16 Wellesley Public Schools 384 96
16 Westborough Public Schools 255 96
16 Westford Public Schools 421 96
29 Acton-Boxborough Regional 495 95
29 Bedford Public Schools 189 95
29 Belmont Public Schools 298 95
29 Boston Collegiate Charter 91 95
29 Hopkinton Public Schools 296 95
29 Medfield Public Schools 249 95
29 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 117 95
29 Richmond Public Schools 22 95
37 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 82 94
37 Arlington Public Schools 343 94
37 Brookline Public Schools 417 94
37 Foxborough Regional Charter 109 94
37 Hingham Public Schools 296 94
37 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 97 94
37 Lawrence Family Development Charter 54 94
37 Littleton Public Schools 120 94
37 Longmeadow Public Schools 268 94
37 Marblehead Public Schools 245 94
37 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 16 94
37 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 394 94
37 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 92 94
37 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 47 94
37 Reading Public Schools 351 94
37 Rockport Public Schools 83 94
37 South Shore Charter, Hull 44 94
37 Sudbury Public Schools 358 94
37 Weston Public Schools 209 94
37 Westwood Public Schools 223 94
57 Berlin-Boylston Regional 85 93
57 Franklin Public Schools 485 93
57 Holliston Public Schools 229 93
57 Lynnfield Public Schools 201 93
57 Medway Public Schools 220 93
57 Newton Public Schools 870 93
57 Sandwich Public Schools 265 93
57 Sharon Public Schools 308 93
57 Shrewsbury Public Schools 442 93
66 Georgetown Public Schools 128 92
66 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 298 92
66 Ipswich Public Schools 154 92
66 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 459 92
66 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 287 92
66 Natick Public Schools 377 92
66 Needham Public Schools 423 92
66 North Reading Public Schools 223 92
66 Northborough Public Schools 225 92
66 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 74 92
66 Walpole Public Schools 308 92
77 Chelmsford Public Schools 453 91
77 Dartmouth Public Schools 337 91
77 Easton Public Schools 292 91
77 Foxborough Public Schools 243 91
77 Groton-Dunstable Regional 236 91
77 Nauset Regional, Orleans 206 91
77 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 36 91
77 Southborough Public Schools 160 91
77 Swampscott Public Schools 177 91
77 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 32 91
77 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 644 91
77 West Bridgewater Public Schools 111 91
89 Canton Public Schools 242 90
89 Marblehead Community Charter 43 90
89 Marshfield Public Schools 357 90
89 Milton Public Schools 268 90
89 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 339 90
89 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 256 90
89 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 306 90
96 Ashland Public Schools 210 89
96 Braintree Public Schools 427 89
96 Dedham Public Schools 216 89
96 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 301 89
96 Lincoln Public Schools 102 89
96 North Attleborough Public Schools 400 89
96 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 103 89
96 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 55 89
96 Sutton Public Schools 135 89
96 Watertown Public Schools 200 89
96 Westport Community Public Schools 141 89
107 Avon Public Schools 63 88
107 East Longmeadow Public Schools 238 88
107 Falmouth Public Schools 259 88
107 Hanover Public Schools 242 88
107 Mansfield Public Schools 376 88
107 Milford Public Schools 331 88
107 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 69 88
107 Southwick-Tolland Regional 160 88
107 Triton Regional, Byfield 220 88
116 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 64 87
116 Billerica Public Schools 501 87
116 East Bridgewater Public Schools 178 87
116 Florida Public Schools 15 87
116 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 79 87
116 Grafton Public Schools 229 87
116 Hadley Public Schools 66 87
116 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 31 87
116 Melrose Public Schools 290 87
116 Mendon-Upton Regional 216 87
116 North Andover Public Schools 364 87
116 Norwood Public Schools 264 87
116 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 227 87
116 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 67 87
116 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 127 87
116 Seekonk Public Schools 184 87
116 Tewksbury Public Schools 369 87
116 Wakefield Public Schools 271 87
134 Abington Public Schools 169 86
134 Acushnet Public Schools 135 86
134 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 194 86
134 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 86 86
134 Auburn Public Schools 170 86
134 Belchertown Public Schools 208 86
134 Burlington Public Schools 276 86
134 Dudley-Charlton Regional 387 86
134 Four Rivers Charter, Greenfield 36 86
134 Millis Public Schools 117 86
134 Norton Public Schools 238 86
134 Pembroke Public Schools 265 86
134 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 71 86
134 Stoneham Public Schools 192 86
134 Tisbury Public Schools 36 86
149 Blackstone-Millville Regional 157 85
149 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 150 85
149 Clarksburg Public Schools 20 85
149 Danvers Public Schools 294 85
149 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 247 85
149 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 124 85
149 Gloucester Community Arts Charter, Gloucester 20 85
149 Hopedale Public Schools 94 85
149 Lunenburg Public Schools 122 85
149 Somerset Public Schools 208 85
149 Wilmington Public Schools 290 85
149 Winthrop Public Schools 172 85
161 Amherst-Pelham Regional 223 84
161 Ayer Shirley Regional 125 84
161 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 464 84
161 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 65 84
161 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 79 84
161 Nantucket Public Schools 99 84
161 Quabbin Regional, Barre 244 84
161 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 287 84
161 Uxbridge Public Schools 173 84
170 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 114 83
170 Amesbury Public Schools 204 83
170 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 103 83
170 Beverly Public Schools 326 83
170 Edgartown Public Schools 42 83
170 Granby Public Schools 94 83
170 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 49 83
170 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 150 83
170 Newburyport Public Schools 175 83
170 Northampton Public Schools 220 83
170 Stoughton Public Schools 300 83
170 Swansea Public Schools 164 83
170 Tyngsborough Public Schools 184 83
170 Waltham Public Schools 325 83
184 Attleboro Public Schools 470 82
184 Barnstable Public Schools 420 82
184 Hatfield Public Schools 39 82
184 Northbridge Public Schools 196 82
184 Oxford Public Schools 175 82
184 Plymouth Public Schools 630 82
184 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 96 82
184 West Boylston Public Schools 67 82
192 Agawam Public Schools 360 81
192 Berkley Public Schools 104 81
192 Community Charter School of Cambridge 68 81
192 Gateway Regional, Huntington 88 81
192 Harwich Public Schools 109 81
192 Leicester Public Schools 138 81
192 MATCH Charter, Boston 76 81
192 Middleborough Public Schools 317 81
192 Millbury Public Schools 133 81
192 Revere Public Schools 463 81
192 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 365 81
203 Carver Public Schools 139 80
203 Easthampton Public Schools 123 80
203 Fairhaven Public Schools 172 80
203 Hudson Public Schools 248 80
203 Hull Public Schools 85 80
203 Monson Public Schools 126 80
203 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 65 80
203 Quincy Public Schools 635 80
203 Woburn Public Schools 384 80
212 Bellingham Public Schools 199 79
212 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 88 79
212 Chatham Public Schools 52 79
212 Peabody Public Schools 469 79
212 Westfield Public Schools 422 79
217 Marlborough Public Schools 301 78
217 Medford Public Schools 382 78
217 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 113 78
217 West Springfield Public Schools 305 78
221 Clinton Public Schools 145 77
221 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 248 77
221 Framingham Public Schools 569 77
221 Malden Public Schools 468 77
221 Mashpee Public Schools 129 77
221 Maynard Public Schools 91 77
221 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 143 77
221 North Brookfield Public Schools 52 77
221 Pittsfield Public Schools 400 77
221 South Hadley Public Schools 154 77
221 Weymouth Public Schools 527 77
232 Adams-Cheshire Regional 111 76
232 Bourne Public Schools 199 76
232 Ludlow Public Schools 215 76
232 Palmer Public Schools 142 76
232 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 57 76
232 Winchendon Public Schools 120 76
238 Gloucester Public Schools 233 75
238 Holyoke Community Charter 60 75
238 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 158 75
238 Rockland Public Schools 174 75
238 Saugus Public Schools 231 75
243 Chicopee Public Schools 586 74
243 Dracut Public Schools 340 74
243 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 158 74
243 Wareham Public Schools 243 74
247 Douglas Public Schools 134 73
247 Gardner Public Schools 209 73
247 Holbrook Public Schools 129 73
247 Taunton Public Schools 610 73
251 Greenfield Public Schools 186 72
252 Cambridge Public Schools 370 71
252 Haverhill Public Schools 642 71
252 Methuen Public Schools 625 71
255 Community Day Charter - Prospect, Lawrence 20 70
255 Leominster Public Schools 468 70
255 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 83 70
255 Randolph Public Schools 250 70
255 Salem Public Schools 318 70
255 Ware Public Schools 98 70
261 Athol-Royalston Regional 144 68
261 Brockton Public Schools 1,254 68
261 Everett Public Schools 426 68
261 North Adams Public Schools 116 68
265 Fitchburg Public Schools 401 67
265 Gill-Montague Regional 80 67
265 Webster Public Schools 145 67
268 Fall River Public Schools 743 65
268 Somerville Public Schools 303 65
268 Spirit of Knowledge Charter, Worcester 49 65
271 Lee Public Schools 66 64
271 Lowell Public Schools 1,071 64
271 Quaboag Regional, Warre 99 64
274 Boston Public Schools 3,751 63
275 UP Academy Charter, Boston 138 62
276 New Bedford Public Schools 962 61
276 Worcester Public Schools 1,540 61
278 Lynn Public Schools 961 59
278 Southbridge Public Schools 178 59
280 Chelsea Public Schools 385 57
280 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 46 57
282 Lawrence Public Schools 986 54
283 Holyoke Public Schools 419 47
283 Springfield Public Schools 1,727 47
 

8th Grade Math

2012
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Excel Academy Charter, East Boston 48 96
2 Carlisle Public Schools 85 94
3 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 50 90
4 Westford Public Schools 422 89
5 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 253 88
6 Lexington Public Schools 546 87
6 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 24 87
8 Acton-Boxborough Regional 495 84
8 Manchester Essex Regional 120 84
8 Wayland Public Schools 229 84
11 Winchester Public Schools 356 83
12 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 22 82
12 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 17 82
14 Lawrence Family Development Charter 54 81
14 Littleton Public Schools 121 81
14 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 394 81
14 Wellesley Public Schools 382 81
18 Brookline Public Schools 420 80
18 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 31 80
18 Newton Public Schools 875 80
18 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 71 80
18 Sudbury Public Schools 359 80
23 Dover-Sherborn Regional 192 79
23 Hopkinton Public Schools 296 79
25 Belmont Public Schools 301 78
25 Cohasset Public Schools 120 78
25 Scituate Public Schools 224 78
28 Westborough Public Schools 255 77
29 Andover Public Schools 514 76
29 Arlington Public Schools 344 76
29 Concord Public Schools 215 76
29 Sandwich Public Schools 262 76
29 Shrewsbury Public Schools 443 76
34 Clarksburg Public Schools 20 75
34 Community Day Charter - Prospect, Lawrence 20 75
34 Groton-Dunstable Regional 237 75
34 Sharon Public Schools 308 75
34 Westwood Public Schools 223 75
39 Boston Collegiate Charter 91 74
39 Duxbury Public Schools 283 74
39 Holliston Public Schools 225 74
39 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 99 74
39 Lenox Public Schools 58 74
39 Marblehead Public Schools 247 74
39 Medway Public Schools 220 74
39 Needham Public Schools 419 74
39 Norwell Public Schools 195 74
39 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 72 74
39 Reading Public Schools 353 74
50 Braintree Public Schools 428 73
50 Harvard Public Schools 108 73
50 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 287 73
53 Bedford Public Schools 190 72
53 Franklin Public Schools 483 72
53 Grafton Public Schools 231 72
53 Hingham Public Schools 297 72
53 Medfield Public Schools 250 72
53 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 47 72
53 Tisbury Public Schools 36 72
53 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 33 72
53 Weston Public Schools 206 72
62 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 76 71
62 Milton Public Schools 267 71
62 Rockport Public Schools 83 71
65 Amherst-Pelham Regional 222 70
65 Ashland Public Schools 211 70
65 Lynnfield Public Schools 199 70
65 Natick Public Schools 380 70
69 Longmeadow Public Schools 266 69
69 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 16 69
69 Newburyport Public Schools 176 69
69 North Attleborough Public Schools 398 69
69 Somerset Public Schools 207 69
74 Marblehead Community Charter 43 68
74 Nauset Regional, Orleans 206 68
74 Pembroke Public Schools 264 68
77 Easton Public Schools 291 67
77 Foxborough Public Schools 242 67
77 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 145 67
77 Triton Regional, Byfield 221 67
77 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 644 67
82 Auburn Public Schools 170 66
82 Chelmsford Public Schools 452 66
84 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 82 65
84 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 463 65
84 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 75 65
84 Northborough Public Schools 224 65
88 Falmouth Public Schools 258 64
88 Hadley Public Schools 66 64
88 Ipswich Public Schools 155 64
88 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 75 64
88 Southborough Public Schools 160 64
93 Abington Public Schools 170 63
93 Melrose Public Schools 291 63
93 North Reading Public Schools 222 63
93 Walpole Public Schools 308 63
97 Blackstone-Millville Regional 154 62
97 Canton Public Schools 241 62
97 Mansfield Public Schools 378 62
97 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 93 62
97 Wakefield Public Schools 268 62
102 Attleboro Public Schools 471 61
102 Danvers Public Schools 295 61
102 Dedham Public Schools 217 61
102 Leicester Public Schools 138 61
102 Lincoln Public Schools 101 61
102 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 339 61
102 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 307 61
102 Swampscott Public Schools 176 61
110 Burlington Public Schools 274 60
110 East Longmeadow Public Schools 235 60
110 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 464 60
110 Lunenburg Public Schools 123 60
110 North Andover Public Schools 365 60
110 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 226 60
110 Sutton Public Schools 136 60
117 Avon Public Schools 62 59
117 Belchertown Public Schools 207 59
117 Bellingham Public Schools 199 59
117 Dartmouth Public Schools 337 59
117 Hatfield Public Schools 39 59
117 MATCH Charter, Boston 76 59
117 Mendon-Upton Regional 215 59
117 Richmond Public Schools 22 59
117 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 55 59
117 Seekonk Public Schools 183 59
117 Stoughton Public Schools 299 59
117 Watertown Public Schools 202 59
117 West Bridgewater Public Schools 111 59
130 Community Charter School of Cambridge 67 58
130 East Bridgewater Public Schools 178 58
130 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 299 58
130 Marshfield Public Schools 357 58
130 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 117 58
130 Northampton Public Schools 222 58
130 Plymouth Public Schools 627 58
130 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 69 58
130 Southwick-Tolland Regional 160 58
139 Hanover Public Schools 242 57
139 Milford Public Schools 332 57
139 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 254 57
139 Tyngsborough Public Schools 184 57
143 Acushnet Public Schools 134 56
143 Beverly Public Schools 322 56
143 Carver Public Schools 140 56
143 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 248 56
143 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 300 56
143 Oxford Public Schools 174 56
143 Stoneham Public Schools 190 56
143 Winthrop Public Schools 172 56
151 Amesbury Public Schools 203 55
151 Berkley Public Schools 105 55
151 Hopedale Public Schools 94 55
151 Palmer Public Schools 140 55
151 Tewksbury Public Schools 366 55
156 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 86 54
156 Ludlow Public Schools 216 54
156 Norwood Public Schools 263 54
156 Wilmington Public Schools 290 54
160 Agawam Public Schools 360 53
160 Bourne Public Schools 194 53
160 Chatham Public Schools 53 53
160 Florida Public Schools 15 53
160 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 65 53
160 Georgetown Public Schools 127 53
160 Hull Public Schools 85 53
160 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 102 53
160 Westport Community Public Schools 141 53
169 Dudley-Charlton Regional 386 52
169 Norton Public Schools 239 52
169 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 365 52
172 Billerica Public Schools 502 51
172 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 148 51
172 Edgartown Public Schools 43 51
172 Millis Public Schools 117 51
172 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 113 51
172 Quabbin Regional, Barre 245 51
172 South Hadley Public Schools 153 51
172 Waltham Public Schools 324 51
172 West Springfield Public Schools 304 51
181 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 195 50
181 Berlin-Boylston Regional 85 50
181 Cambridge Public Schools 368 50
181 Malden Public Schools 468 50
181 Peabody Public Schools 470 50
186 Hudson Public Schools 248 49
186 Northbridge Public Schools 198 49
186 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 286 49
186 Uxbridge Public Schools 174 49
190 Ayer Shirley Regional 124 48
190 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 88 48
190 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 48 48
190 Holyoke Community Charter 61 48
190 Revere Public Schools 464 48
190 South Shore Charter, Hull 44 48
190 Westfield Public Schools 423 48
197 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 79 47
197 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 65 47
197 Swansea Public Schools 164 47
200 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 64 46
200 Framingham Public Schools 571 46
200 Harwich Public Schools 109 46
200 Pittsfield Public Schools 401 46
200 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 128 46
200 UP Academy Charter, Boston 137 46
200 Woburn Public Schools 386 46
207 Fairhaven Public Schools 171 45
207 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 150 45
207 Leominster Public Schools 467 45
207 Marlborough Public Schools 303 45
207 Millbury Public Schools 132 45
207 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 140 45
207 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 94 45
207 Quincy Public Schools 642 45
215 Barnstable Public Schools 421 44
215 Maynard Public Schools 92 44
215 Nantucket Public Schools 99 44
215 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 36 44
215 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 157 44
215 Rockland Public Schools 173 44
215 Taunton Public Schools 615 44
222 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 104 43
222 Foxborough Regional Charter 108 43
222 Granville Public Schools 28 43
222 Medford Public Schools 381 43
222 Weymouth Public Schools 529 43
227 Easthampton Public Schools 122 42
227 Four Rivers Charter, Greenfield 36 42
227 Monson Public Schools 127 42
227 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 68 42
227 West Boylston Public Schools 67 42
232 Lee Public Schools 65 41
232 Methuen Public Schools 621 41
232 Salem Public Schools 324 41
235 Wareham Public Schools 242 40
236 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 246 39
236 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 124 39
236 Granby Public Schools 93 39
236 Lowell Public Schools 1,073 39
236 North Brookfield Public Schools 51 39
241 Saugus Public Schools 232 38
241 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 158 38
243 Gloucester Public Schools 233 37
243 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 79 37
245 Clinton Public Schools 142 36
245 Gill-Montague Regional 80 36
245 Middleborough Public Schools 314 36
245 Randolph Public Schools 250 36
249 Adams-Cheshire Regional 111 35
249 Boston Public Schools 3,748 35
249 Douglas Public Schools 135 35
249 Fall River Public Schools 743 35
249 Gardner Public Schools 205 35
249 Winchendon Public Schools 120 35
255 Quaboag Regional, Warre 100 34
255 Worcester Public Schools 1,536 34
257 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 115 33
257 Chicopee Public Schools 591 33
257 Haverhill Public Schools 640 33
257 Mashpee Public Schools 127 33
261 Brockton Public Schools 1,249 32
261 Chelsea Public Schools 388 32
261 Dracut Public Schools 340 32
261 North Adams Public Schools 116 32
261 Somerville Public Schools 301 32
266 Athol-Royalston Regional 143 30
266 Fitchburg Public Schools 398 30
266 Gateway Regional, Huntington 89 30
269 Spirit of Knowledge Charter, Worcester 48 29
270 Everett Public Schools 429 28
270 Lynn Public Schools 970 28
272 Greenfield Public Schools 184 27
272 Holbrook Public Schools 130 27
274 Southbridge Public Schools 182 26
274 Ware Public Schools 96 26
276 Holyoke Public Schools 415 23
276 New Bedford Public Schools 961 23
276 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 57 23
279 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 45 22
280 Webster Public Schools 141 21
281 Lawrence Public Schools 987 19
282 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 83 17
283 Springfield Public Schools 1,722 14
284 Gloucester Community Arts Charter, Gloucester 20 10

8th Grade Science

2012
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 251 90
1 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 50 90
3 Carlisle Public Schools 85 89
4 Wayland Public Schools 230 85
5 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 17 83
6 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 47 81
7 Concord Public Schools 215 80
7 Excel Academy Charter, East Boston 48 80
7 Winchester Public Schools 356 80
10 Westford Public Schools 422 79
11 Manchester Essex Regional 118 78
12 Belmont Public Schools 301 77
12 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 31 77
12 Lexington Public Schools 544 77
15 Acton-Boxborough Regional 495 76
15 Dover-Sherborn Regional 192 76
15 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 392 76
18 Westborough Public Schools 255 75
19 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 76 74
20 Weston Public Schools 206 73
21 Harvard Public Schools 108 72
22 Needham Public Schools 420 71
23 Marblehead Public Schools 248 70
23 Northborough Public Schools 224 70
23 Sudbury Public Schools 359 70
23 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 33 70
27 Boston Collegiate Charter 92 68
27 Groton-Dunstable Regional 236 68
27 Medfield Public Schools 250 68
30 Lenox Public Schools 57 67
30 Norwell Public Schools 195 67
30 Rockport Public Schools 83 67
30 West Bridgewater Public Schools 110 67
34 Amherst-Pelham Regional 220 66
34 Brookline Public Schools 418 66
34 Chelmsford Public Schools 451 66
37 Andover Public Schools 515 65
37 Arlington Public Schools 344 65
37 Cohasset Public Schools 121 65
37 Franklin Public Schools 484 65
37 Holliston Public Schools 224 65
42 Grafton Public Schools 230 64
42 Littleton Public Schools 121 64
42 Natick Public Schools 380 64
42 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 75 64
42 Wellesley Public Schools 383 64
47 Canton Public Schools 240 63
47 Duxbury Public Schools 283 63
47 Hopkinton Public Schools 296 63
47 Newton Public Schools 869 63
47 Tisbury Public Schools 35 63
52 Easton Public Schools 291 62
52 Medway Public Schools 218 62
52 Mendon-Upton Regional 215 62
52 Nauset Regional, Orleans 206 62
52 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 72 62
52 Scituate Public Schools 246 62
52 Triton Regional, Byfield 221 62
52 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 643 62
60 Longmeadow Public Schools 266 61
61 Florida Public Schools 15 60
61 Reading Public Schools 353 60
61 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 25 60
61 Shrewsbury Public Schools 444 60
61 Walpole Public Schools 308 60
66 Edgartown Public Schools 43 59
66 Hanover Public Schools 240 59
66 Westwood Public Schools 223 59
69 Foxborough Public Schools 242 58
69 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 145 58
69 Harwich Public Schools 111 58
69 Lincoln Public Schools 102 58
69 Lunenburg Public Schools 123 58
69 Lynnfield Public Schools 201 58
69 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 287 58
69 Sharon Public Schools 308 58
69 Swampscott Public Schools 176 58
78 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 195 57
78 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 225 57
78 Southborough Public Schools 160 57
81 Bedford Public Schools 191 56
81 Burlington Public Schools 275 56
81 Hingham Public Schools 296 56
81 Marblehead Community Charter 43 56
85 Amesbury Public Schools 203 55
85 Pembroke Public Schools 264 55
87 Belchertown Public Schools 206 54
87 Braintree Public Schools 425 54
87 Chatham Public Schools 52 54
87 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 461 54
87 North Attleborough Public Schools 398 54
87 North Reading Public Schools 222 54
87 Richmond Public Schools 22 54
87 Somerset Public Schools 207 54
87 Southwick-Tolland Regional 159 54
87 Westport Community Public Schools 141 54
97 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 76 53
97 Stoughton Public Schools 299 53
99 East Bridgewater Public Schools 178 52
99 Melrose Public Schools 291 52
99 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 337 52
99 Norwood Public Schools 263 52
99 Seekonk Public Schools 182 52
99 Swansea Public Schools 163 52
105 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 462 51
105 Hadley Public Schools 66 51
105 Hopedale Public Schools 94 51
105 Leicester Public Schools 139 51
105 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 254 51
105 Sandwich Public Schools 261 51
105 Wakefield Public Schools 268 51
112 Ashland Public Schools 211 50
112 Clarksburg Public Schools 20 50
112 Community Day Charter - Prospect, Lawrence 20 50
112 Georgetown Public Schools 127 50
112 Granville Public Schools 28 50
112 Lawrence Family Development Charter 54 50
112 South Shore Charter, Hull 44 50
119 Bellingham Public Schools 198 49
119 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 307 49
119 Sutton Public Schools 136 49
119 Tewksbury Public Schools 365 49
123 Dudley-Charlton Regional 386 48
123 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 300 48
123 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 299 48
123 Mansfield Public Schools 377 48
123 Maynard Public Schools 92 48
123 Milton Public Schools 267 48
123 Newburyport Public Schools 175 48
123 Plymouth Public Schools 623 48
131 Acushnet Public Schools 134 47
131 Ayer Shirley Regional 123 47
131 Barnstable Public Schools 424 47
131 Berlin-Boylston Regional 85 47
131 Beverly Public Schools 322 47
131 Dartmouth Public Schools 338 47
131 Dedham Public Schools 216 47
131 North Andover Public Schools 366 47
131 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 68 47
131 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 69 47
131 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 286 47
131 Tyngsborough Public Schools 184 47
143 Berkley Public Schools 104 46
143 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 247 46
143 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 22 46
143 Falmouth Public Schools 259 46
143 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 48 46
143 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 150 46
143 Ipswich Public Schools 155 46
143 Milford Public Schools 331 46
143 Millbury Public Schools 132 46
143 Quaboag Regional, Warre 100 46
143 South Hadley Public Schools 152 46
154 Attleboro Public Schools 471 45
154 East Longmeadow Public Schools 234 45
154 Fairhaven Public Schools 171 45
154 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 93 45
154 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 55 45
154 Stoneham Public Schools 189 45
154 West Springfield Public Schools 303 45
161 Blackstone-Millville Regional 154 44
161 Bourne Public Schools 196 44
161 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 16 44
161 Medford Public Schools 379 44
161 Oxford Public Schools 174 44
161 Quabbin Regional, Barre 245 44
161 Uxbridge Public Schools 173 44
161 Winthrop Public Schools 172 44
169 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 86 43
169 Auburn Public Schools 170 43
169 Avon Public Schools 62 43
169 Billerica Public Schools 501 43
169 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 140 43
169 Northampton Public Schools 221 43
169 Norton Public Schools 239 43
176 Danvers Public Schools 290 42
176 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 99 42
176 Peabody Public Schools 469 42
176 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 365 42
176 Woburn Public Schools 386 42
181 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 149 41
181 Hatfield Public Schools 39 41
181 Quincy Public Schools 642 41
184 Abington Public Schools 170 40
184 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 63 40
184 Hudson Public Schools 248 40
184 Westfield Public Schools 422 40
188 Athol-Royalston Regional 142 39
188 Carver Public Schools 140 39
188 Douglas Public Schools 135 39
188 Four Rivers Charter, Greenfield 36 39
188 Framingham Public Schools 569 39
188 Nantucket Public Schools 99 39
188 Revere Public Schools 460 39
195 Cambridge Public Schools 368 38
195 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 124 38
195 Millis Public Schools 117 38
195 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 112 38
195 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 117 38
200 Agawam Public Schools 360 37
200 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 250 37
200 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 64 37
200 Granby Public Schools 93 37
200 Northbridge Public Schools 198 37
200 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 103 37
200 Taunton Public Schools 601 37
200 Watertown Public Schools 202 37
208 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 103 36
208 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 63 36
208 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 156 36
208 Weymouth Public Schools 524 36
208 Wilmington Public Schools 289 36
213 Easthampton Public Schools 122 34
213 Hull Public Schools 84 34
213 Malden Public Schools 468 34
213 Middleborough Public Schools 315 34
213 Waltham Public Schools 320 34
213 Ware Public Schools 97 34
219 Foxborough Regional Charter 109 33
219 Marshfield Public Schools 357 33
219 MATCH Charter, Boston 76 33
219 UP Academy Charter, Boston 136 33
219 Winchendon Public Schools 120 33
224 Gill-Montague Regional 78 32
224 Mashpee Public Schools 127 32
224 West Boylston Public Schools 65 32
227 Community Charter School of Cambridge 67 31
227 Leominster Public Schools 458 31
227 Marlborough Public Schools 303 31
227 Palmer Public Schools 142 31
227 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 96 31
227 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 71 31
227 Wareham Public Schools 242 31
234 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 82 30
234 Gloucester Public Schools 232 30
234 Somerville Public Schools 301 30
237 Gardner Public Schools 205 29
237 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 78 29
239 Monson Public Schools 126 28
239 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 36 28
241 Clinton Public Schools 142 27
241 Dracut Public Schools 340 27
241 Gateway Regional, Huntington 89 27
241 Haverhill Public Schools 640 27
241 Southbridge Public Schools 182 27
246 Greenfield Public Schools 185 26
246 Ludlow Public Schools 212 26
246 Salem Public Schools 322 26
249 Methuen Public Schools 622 25
249 Pittsfield Public Schools 398 25
249 Rockland Public Schools 172 25
249 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 158 25
253 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 114 24
254 Adams-Cheshire Regional 111 23
254 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 88 23
254 Fall River Public Schools 742 23
257 Saugus Public Schools 232 22
257 Worcester Public Schools 1,533 22
259 Lee Public Schools 65 21
259 Randolph Public Schools 246 21
259 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 126 21
262 Chelsea Public Schools 382 20
262 Chicopee Public Schools 590 20
264 Brockton Public Schools 1,250 19
264 North Adams Public Schools 115 19
266 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 79 18
266 Lowell Public Schools 1,069 18
268 Lynn Public Schools 969 17
268 Webster Public Schools 143 17
270 North Brookfield Public Schools 51 16
270 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 45 16
272 Boston Public Schools 3,718 15
272 Gloucester Community Arts Charter, Gloucester 20 15
274 Everett Public Schools 427 14
275 Fitchburg Public Schools 397 13
275 New Bedford Public Schools 960 13
275 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 83 13
275 Spirit of Knowledge Charter, Worcester 48 13
279 Holbrook Public Schools 128 12
280 Lawrence Public Schools 983 11
280 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 57 11
282 Holyoke Community Charter 61 10
283 Springfield Public Schools 1,695 8
284 Holyoke Public Schools 412 7