How good is the education your child is getting? The Globe has compiled its annual MCAS rankings. Among the tidbits: All 10th-graders (414 students) at Boston Latin School, which bills itself as the nation's oldest public school, scored either proficient or advanced in both Math and English on the 2010 MCAS.
Three other schools also accomplished the feat: Grade 7 at Edward Brooke Charter School in Roslindale (22 students); Grade 6 at Rowe Elementary in Rowe (10 students); and Grade 3 at Beachmont Veterans Memorial School in Revere (40 students).
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