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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 2007. 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.

8th GRADE ENGLISH
2007
Rank
 District name Number
tested
Score
1 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 38 98
1 Marblehead Community Charter 44 98
1 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 44 98
4 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 28 97
5 Carlisle Public Schools 91 96
5 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 26 96
5 Dover-Sherborn Regional 137 96
5 Marblehead Public Schools 244 96
5 Wayland Public Schools 243 96
10 Concord Public Schools 223 95
10 Harvard Public Schools 127 95
10 Longmeadow Public Schools 262 95
10 Manchester Essex Regional 108 95
10 Norwell Public Schools 167 95
10 Tisbury Public Schools 38 95
10 Westborough Public Schools 291 95
10 Westford Public Schools 424 95
10 Weston Public Schools 185 95
19 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 65 94
19 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 18 94
19 Lexington Public Schools 521 94
19 Medfield Public Schools 249 94
19 Needham Public Schools 337 94
19 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 52 94
19 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 33 94
19 Sharon Public Schools 270 94
19 Sudbury Public Schools 323 94
19 Wellesley Public Schools 314 94
29 Acton-Boxborough Regional 521 93
29 Andover Public Schools 497 93
29 Cohasset Public Schools 114 93
29 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 71 93
29 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 14 93
34 Bedford Public Schools 160 92
34 Duxbury Public Schools 242 92
34 Groton-Dunstable Regional 246 92
34 Hanover Public Schools 221 92
34 Lincoln Public Schools 118 92
34 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 49 92
40 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 118 91
40 Amherst-Pelham Regional 271 91
40 Arlington Public Schools 338 91
40 Ashland Public Schools 204 91
40 Avon Public Schools 62 91
40 Edward Brooke Charter, Brighton 44 91
40 Hingham Public Schools 263 91
40 Hopkinton Public Schools 272 91
40 Littleton Public Schools 103 91
40 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 22 91
40 Northborough Public Schools 224 91
40 Reading Public Schools 323 91
40 Southborough Public Schools 167 91
40 Westwood Public Schools 221 91
54 Belmont Public Schools 299 90
54 Boston Collegiate Charter 57 90
54 Brookline Public Schools 421 90
54 Canton Public Schools 242 90
54 Chatham Public Schools 58 90
54 Douglas Public Schools 134 90
54 Holliston Public Schools 230 90
54 Lunenburg Public Schools 145 90
54 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 96 90
54 Nauset Regional, Orleans 204 90
54 Newton Public Schools 856 90
54 North Reading Public Schools 222 90
54 Richmond Public Schools 29 90
54 Shrewsbury Public Schools 502 90
54 Southwick-Tolland Regional 141 90
54 Swampscott Public Schools 184 90
54 Winchester Public Schools 296 90
71 Chelmsford Public Schools 434 89
71 Georgetown Public Schools 119 89
71 Newburyport Public Schools 190 89
71 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 273 89
71 Scituate Public Schools 235 89
71 Sutton Public Schools 139 89
71 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 586 89
78 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 289 88
78 Hopedale Public Schools 88 88
78 Ipswich Public Schools 172 88
78 Mansfield Public Schools 400 88
78 Marshfield Public Schools 355 88
78 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 379 88
78 Melrose Public Schools 255 88
78 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 96 88
78 Sandwich Public Schools 310 88
78 Somerset Public Schools 192 88
78 South Shore Charter, Hull 34 88
78 Stoneham Public Schools 221 88
78 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 32 88
91 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 68 87
91 East Longmeadow Public Schools 245 87
91 Easton Public Schools 310 87
91 Foxborough Public Schools 241 87
91 Franklin Public Schools 499 87
91 Lynnfield Public Schools 186 87
91 Maynard Public Schools 107 87
91 Medway Public Schools 241 87
91 Milton Public Schools 292 87
91 Wakefield Public Schools 270 87
91 Walpole Public Schools 305 87
102 Berlin-Boylston Regional 90 86
102 Burlington Public Schools 295 86
102 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 68 86
102 Foxborough Regional Charter 64 86
102 Hadley Public Schools 41 86
102 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 155 86
102 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 253 86
102 Natick Public Schools 312 86
102 North Andover Public Schools 386 86
102 Norton Public Schools 252 86
102 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 56 86
102 Wilmington Public Schools 341 86
102 Winthrop Public Schools 160 86
115 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 271 85
115 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 260 85
115 Granville Public Schools 20 85
115 North Attleborough Public Schools 399 85
115 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 363 85
115 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 234 85
115 Provincetown Public Schools 20 85
115 Rockland Public Schools 212 85
115 South Hadley Public Schools 185 85
124 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 110 84
124 Braintree Public Schools 414 84
124 Carver Public Schools 170 84
124 Danvers Public Schools 306 84
124 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 405 84
124 Mendon-Upton Regional 231 84
124 Milford Public Schools 333 84
124 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 19 84
124 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 303 84
124 Tyngsborough Public Schools 164 84
134 Amesbury Public Schools 201 83
134 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 200 83
134 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 180 83
134 Edgartown Public Schools 36 83
134 Falmouth Public Schools 314 83
134 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 31 83
134 Plymouth Public Schools 672 83
134 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 52 83
134 Swansea Public Schools 180 83
143 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 67 82
143 Blackstone-Millville Regional 169 82
143 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 494 82
143 East Bridgewater Public Schools 188 82
143 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 166 82
143 Hatfield Public Schools 34 82
143 Quabbin Regional, Barre 283 82
143 West Bridgewater Public Schools 107 82
143 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 340 82
152 Belchertown Public Schools 241 81
152 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 120 81
152 Harwich Public Schools 109 81
152 Millbury Public Schools 189 81
152 Monson Public Schools 145 81
152 Nantucket Public Schools 89 81
152 North Brookfield Public Schools 59 81
152 Shirley Public Schools 54 81
152 Woburn Public Schools 354 81
161 Abington Public Schools 200 80
161 Auburn Public Schools 189 80
161 Billerica Public Schools 510 80
161 Dudley-Charlton Regional 365 80
161 Middleborough Public Schools 277 80
161 New Bedford Global Charter 67 80
161 Northampton Public Schools 242 80
161 Rockport Public Schools 83 80
161 Taunton Public Schools 689 80
161 Waltham Public Schools 375 80
161 Watertown Public Schools 178 80
172 Agawam Public Schools 361 79
172 Attleboro Public Schools 483 79
172 Dedham Public Schools 228 79
172 Grafton Public Schools 220 79
172 Granby Public Schools 104 79
172 Northbridge Public Schools 206 79
172 Peabody Public Schools 551 79
172 Stoughton Public Schools 331 79
172 Triton Regional, Byfield 247 79
181 Acushnet Public Schools 135 78
181 Adams-Cheshire Regional 134 78
181 Barnstable Public Schools 407 78
181 Berkley Public Schools 106 78
181 Hudson Public Schools 235 78
181 Murdoch Middle Charter, Chelmsford 73 78
181 Pembroke Public Schools 273 78
181 Uxbridge Public Schools 151 78
181 West Boylston Public Schools 96 78
190 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 62 77
190 Bellingham Public Schools 211 77
190 Dartmouth Public Schools 332 77
190 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 329 77
190 Dracut Public Schools 375 77
190 Gloucester Public Schools 302 77
190 Norwood Public Schools 263 77
190 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 70 77
198 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 47 76
198 Beverly Public Schools 313 76
198 Gardner Public Schools 247 76
198 Millis Public Schools 114 76
198 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 54 76
198 Weymouth Public Schools 508 76
204 Lenox Public Schools 64 75
204 Ludlow Public Schools 235 75
204 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 106 75
204 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 146 75
204 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 167 75
204 Tewksbury Public Schools 422 75
210 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 89 74
210 Gateway Regional, Huntington 110 74
210 Hull Public Schools 105 74
210 Palmer Public Schools 172 74
214 Bourne Public Schools 190 73
214 Malden Public Schools 468 73
214 Mashpee Public Schools 179 73
214 Methuen Public Schools 620 73
214 Quaboag Regional, Warre 125 73
214 Quincy Public Schools 671 73
214 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 66 73
214 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 157 73
214 Westport Community Public Schools 182 73
223 Ayer Public Schools 81 72
223 Gill-Montague Regional 89 72
223 Leicester Public Schools 149 72
223 Leominster Public Schools 442 72
223 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 326 72
228 Clinton Public Schools 167 71
228 Community Charter School of Cambridge 57 71
228 Fairhaven Public Schools 200 71
228 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 144 71
228 Saugus Public Schools 279 71
228 Wareham Public Schools 255 71
228 West Springfield Public Schools 333 71
235 Clarksburg Public Schools 20 70
235 Framingham Public Schools 600 70
235 Marlborough Public Schools 372 70
235 Oxford Public Schools 182 70
235 Seekonk Public Schools 180 70
240 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 55 69
240 Westfield Public Schools 510 69
242 Holbrook Public Schools 138 68
243 Athol-Royalston Regional 186 67
243 Cambridge Public Schools 376 67
243 Salem Public Schools 348 67
246 Pittsfield Public Schools 487 66
246 Somerville Public Schools 352 66
248 Easthampton Public Schools 137 65
248 Haverhill Public Schools 621 65
248 Revere Public Schools 411 65
251 Medford Public Schools 367 64
251 Ware Public Schools 99 64
253 Everett Public Schools 384 62
254 Greenfield Public Schools 123 61
254 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 95 61
254 Winchendon Public Schools 153 61
257 Fitchburg Public Schools 428 60
257 Lee Public Schools 82 60
259 North Adams Public Schools 135 59
260 Chicopee Public Schools 574 58
260 Lawrence Family Development Charter 50 58
262 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 48 56
262 Brockton Public Schools 1,268 56
262 Fall River Public Schools 820 56
262 Randolph Public Schools 307 56
266 Boston Public Schools 4,208 55
266 Lynn Public Schools 1,029 55
266 Worcester Public Schools 1,712 55
269 Lowell Public Schools 1,154 54
269 New Bedford Public Schools 1,005 54
271 Southbridge Public Schools 187 53
272 Webster Public Schools 140 50
273 Uphams Corner Charter, South Boston 52 48
274 Lawrence Public Schools 1,032 47
275 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 84 46
276 Chelsea Public Schools 389 43
277 Springfield Public Schools 1,953 39
278 Holyoke Community Charter 24 38
278 Holyoke Public Schools 476 38
280 Lowell Community Charter 41 24
 
8th GRADE MATH
2007
Rank
 District name Number
tested
Score
1 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 49 94
2 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 26 93
3 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 67 91
4 Carlisle Public Schools 92 88
5 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 38 84
6 Dover-Sherborn Regional 138 83
7 Wayland Public Schools 242 82
8 Medfield Public Schools 248 81
9 Acton-Boxborough Regional 521 80
9 Lexington Public Schools 518 80
11 Westford Public Schools 425 79
12 Cohasset Public Schools 114 78
12 Sudbury Public Schools 324 78
14 Harvard Public Schools 128 77
14 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 18 77
16 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 115 76
16 Marblehead Community Charter 45 76
16 Tisbury Public Schools 38 76
19 Boston Collegiate Charter 57 75
19 Edward Brooke Charter, Brighton 44 75
19 Hopkinton Public Schools 273 75
19 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 379 75
19 Reading Public Schools 321 75
24 Littleton Public Schools 103 74
24 Needham Public Schools 340 74
24 Wellesley Public Schools 315 74
24 Westborough Public Schools 291 74
24 Weston Public Schools 185 74
29 Marblehead Public Schools 246 73
29 Nauset Regional, Orleans 203 73
29 Sandwich Public Schools 310 73
29 Winchester Public Schools 298 73
33 Andover Public Schools 498 72
33 Bedford Public Schools 162 72
33 Concord Public Schools 221 72
36 Amherst-Pelham Regional 271 71
36 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 28 71
36 Groton-Dunstable Regional 248 71
36 Holliston Public Schools 228 71
36 Manchester Essex Regional 108 71
36 Norwell Public Schools 167 71
42 Brookline Public Schools 424 70
42 Longmeadow Public Schools 262 70
42 Lynnfield Public Schools 186 70
45 Newton Public Schools 856 69
46 Belmont Public Schools 298 68
46 Sharon Public Schools 271 68
48 Sutton Public Schools 139 67
49 Franklin Public Schools 499 66
49 Lunenburg Public Schools 145 66
49 Milton Public Schools 291 66
49 North Andover Public Schools 385 66
49 North Reading Public Schools 223 66
49 Northborough Public Schools 223 66
49 Scituate Public Schools 235 66
56 Lincoln Public Schools 118 65
56 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 254 65
58 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 289 64
59 Hingham Public Schools 264 63
59 Medway Public Schools 242 63
59 Shrewsbury Public Schools 500 63
59 Southborough Public Schools 167 63
59 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 32 63
59 Westwood Public Schools 223 63
65 Chatham Public Schools 58 62
65 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 233 62
65 West Bridgewater Public Schools 107 62
68 Blackstone-Millville Regional 169 61
68 Canton Public Schools 238 61
68 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 65 61
68 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 157 61
68 Natick Public Schools 311 61
68 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 587 61
68 West Boylston Public Schools 97 61
75 Somerset Public Schools 193 60
76 Arlington Public Schools 335 59
76 East Longmeadow Public Schools 247 59
76 Foxborough Public Schools 242 59
76 Georgetown Public Schools 119 59
76 Hatfield Public Schools 34 59
76 Maynard Public Schools 108 59
76 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 44 59
76 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 71 59
76 Wakefield Public Schools 270 59
85 Braintree Public Schools 412 58
85 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 96 58
87 Belchertown Public Schools 240 57
87 Burlington Public Schools 294 57
87 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 68 57
87 Foxborough Regional Charter 63 57
87 Hanover Public Schools 220 57
87 Ipswich Public Schools 172 57
87 Marshfield Public Schools 355 57
87 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 364 57
87 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 52 57
87 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 303 57
97 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 64 56
97 Duxbury Public Schools 244 56
97 Mendon-Upton Regional 231 56
97 Millis Public Schools 114 56
97 Tyngsborough Public Schools 164 56
102 Auburn Public Schools 188 55
102 Granby Public Schools 103 55
102 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 97 55
102 Richmond Public Schools 29 55
102 Southwick-Tolland Regional 140 55
107 Barnstable Public Schools 406 54
107 Grafton Public Schools 218 54
107 Hadley Public Schools 42 54
107 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 404 54
107 Mansfield Public Schools 399 54
107 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 33 54
113 Ashland Public Schools 202 53
113 Bourne Public Schools 195 53
113 Melrose Public Schools 256 53
113 Millbury Public Schools 188 53
113 Nantucket Public Schools 90 53
113 Newburyport Public Schools 188 53
113 Pembroke Public Schools 273 53
120 Chelmsford Public Schools 433 52
120 Dartmouth Public Schools 334 52
120 Dracut Public Schools 374 52
120 Gill-Montague Regional 90 52
120 Murdoch Middle Charter, Chelmsford 73 52
120 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 272 52
120 Walpole Public Schools 307 52
127 Falmouth Public Schools 316 51
127 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 259 51
127 Milford Public Schools 333 51
127 Monson Public Schools 145 51
127 Stoneham Public Schools 220 51
132 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 108 50
132 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 494 50
132 East Bridgewater Public Schools 185 50
132 Edgartown Public Schools 36 50
132 Hull Public Schools 105 50
132 Lawrence Family Development Charter 50 50
132 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 22 50
132 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 52 50
132 Rockport Public Schools 83 50
132 South Hadley Public Schools 186 50
132 Swampscott Public Schools 184 50
132 Watertown Public Schools 181 50
132 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 341 50
145 Abington Public Schools 201 49
145 Acushnet Public Schools 135 49
145 Berlin-Boylston Regional 90 49
145 Billerica Public Schools 511 49
145 Carver Public Schools 169 49
145 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 120 49
145 Hopedale Public Schools 87 49
145 Shirley Public Schools 54 49
153 Amesbury Public Schools 199 48
153 Danvers Public Schools 304 48
153 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 31 48
153 Triton Regional, Byfield 248 48
153 Winthrop Public Schools 160 48
158 Agawam Public Schools 359 47
158 Attleboro Public Schools 478 47
158 Bellingham Public Schools 209 47
158 Easton Public Schools 308 47
162 Lenox Public Schools 64 46
162 Peabody Public Schools 552 46
162 Quabbin Regional, Barre 283 46
162 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 324 46
166 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 47 45
166 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 328 45
166 Leicester Public Schools 155 45
166 North Attleborough Public Schools 399 45
166 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 56 45
166 Uxbridge Public Schools 151 45
172 Hudson Public Schools 232 44
172 Norton Public Schools 249 44
172 Plymouth Public Schools 674 44
175 Mashpee Public Schools 181 43
175 Provincetown Public Schools 21 43
177 Marlborough Public Schools 368 42
177 Medford Public Schools 367 42
177 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 146 42
177 Quincy Public Schools 671 42
177 Stoughton Public Schools 328 42
177 Weymouth Public Schools 505 42
183 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 201 41
183 Berkley Public Schools 106 41
183 Easthampton Public Schools 137 41
183 Framingham Public Schools 596 41
183 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 165 41
183 Ludlow Public Schools 235 41
183 Methuen Public Schools 619 41
183 Northbridge Public Schools 206 41
183 Tewksbury Public Schools 422 41
183 West Springfield Public Schools 330 41
193 Ayer Public Schools 82 40
193 Beverly Public Schools 313 40
193 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 272 40
193 Granville Public Schools 20 40
193 Leominster Public Schools 441 40
193 North Brookfield Public Schools 58 40
193 Quaboag Regional, Warre 125 40
193 Woburn Public Schools 353 40
201 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 88 39
201 Dudley-Charlton Regional 363 39
201 Middleborough Public Schools 275 39
201 Northampton Public Schools 243 39
201 Wilmington Public Schools 341 39
206 Douglas Public Schools 133 38
206 Gateway Regional, Huntington 109 38
206 Norwood Public Schools 261 38
206 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 157 38
206 Taunton Public Schools 687 38
206 Westport Community Public Schools 182 38
212 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 67 37
212 Gloucester Public Schools 301 37
212 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 19 37
212 Palmer Public Schools 174 37
212 Seekonk Public Schools 179 37
212 Ware Public Schools 99 37
218 Pittsfield Public Schools 489 36
218 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 168 36
218 Waltham Public Schools 375 36
218 Westfield Public Schools 511 36
222 Cambridge Public Schools 374 35
222 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 181 35
222 Fairhaven Public Schools 202 35
222 South Shore Charter, Hull 34 35
226 Adams-Cheshire Regional 135 34
226 Clinton Public Schools 166 34
226 Haverhill Public Schools 624 34
226 Revere Public Schools 412 34
226 Swansea Public Schools 180 34
231 Holbrook Public Schools 139 33
231 New Bedford Global Charter 67 33
231 North Adams Public Schools 136 33
231 Oxford Public Schools 183 33
231 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 144 33
231 Randolph Public Schools 303 33
231 Rockland Public Schools 212 33
231 Salem Public Schools 344 33
231 Somerville Public Schools 352 33
240 Harwich Public Schools 109 32
240 Malden Public Schools 465 32
240 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 70 32
243 Gardner Public Schools 248 31
243 Saugus Public Schools 277 31
243 Winchendon Public Schools 152 31
246 Athol-Royalston Regional 185 29
246 Avon Public Schools 61 29
246 Greenfield Public Schools 120 29
246 Lowell Public Schools 1,138 29
250 Fitchburg Public Schools 426 28
250 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 14 28
250 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 54 28
253 Boston Public Schools 4,211 27
253 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 66 27
253 Wareham Public Schools 255 27
256 Everett Public Schools 383 26
256 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 107 26
258 Dedham Public Schools 226 25
259 Brockton Public Schools 1,251 24
259 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 95 24
259 Worcester Public Schools 1,712 24
262 Lynn Public Schools 1,019 23
263 Chicopee Public Schools 574 22
263 Lee Public Schools 83 22
265 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 47 21
266 Clarksburg Public Schools 20 20
267 New Bedford Public Schools 1,011 19
267 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 54 19
269 Fall River Public Schools 829 18
270 Chelsea Public Schools 388 17
270 Webster Public Schools 140 17
272 Southbridge Public Schools 184 16
273 Lawrence Public Schools 1,034 15
274 Community Charter School of Cambridge 57 14
275 Holyoke Public Schools 465 13
276 Springfield Public Schools 1,927 10
276 Uphams Corner Charter, South Boston 52 10
278 Lowell Community Charter 41 5
279 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 85 1
280 Holyoke Community Charter 23 0

8th GRADE SCIENCE
2007
Rank
 District name Number
tested
Score
1 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 28 82
2 Carlisle Public Schools 92 80
3 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 26 74
3 Tisbury Public Schools 38 74
5 Harvard Public Schools 128 71
6 Dover-Sherborn Regional 138 70
6 Westborough Public Schools 290 70
8 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 378 69
9 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 115 68
9 Wayland Public Schools 241 68
11 Acton-Boxborough Regional 520 67
11 Concord Public Schools 221 67
13 Sudbury Public Schools 324 66
13 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 32 66
13 Weston Public Schools 185 66
16 Lexington Public Schools 519 65
16 Winchester Public Schools 297 65
18 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 38 63
18 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 157 63
18 Holliston Public Schools 229 63
18 Needham Public Schools 340 63
18 Westford Public Schools 425 63
23 Longmeadow Public Schools 262 62
24 Nauset Regional, Orleans 203 61
25 Hanover Public Schools 220 60
25 Littleton Public Schools 103 60
25 Medfield Public Schools 248 60
25 Northborough Public Schools 223 60
29 Belmont Public Schools 298 59
29 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 254 59
31 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 587 58
32 Franklin Public Schools 499 57
33 Groton-Dunstable Regional 248 56
33 Tyngsborough Public Schools 164 56
35 Bedford Public Schools 162 55
35 Hadley Public Schools 42 55
35 Marblehead Public Schools 246 55
35 Norwell Public Schools 167 55
35 Reading Public Schools 322 55
35 Sharon Public Schools 271 55
41 Andover Public Schools 500 54
41 Sutton Public Schools 139 54
41 Westwood Public Schools 222 54
44 Grafton Public Schools 220 53
44 Manchester Essex Regional 108 53
46 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 202 52
46 Foxborough Regional Charter 63 52
46 Hopkinton Public Schools 273 52
46 Newton Public Schools 854 52
46 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 52 52
46 Scituate Public Schools 235 52
52 Amherst-Pelham Regional 269 51
52 Canton Public Schools 239 51
52 Chatham Public Schools 58 51
52 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 65 51
56 Blackstone-Millville Regional 170 50
56 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 494 50
56 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 68 50
56 Foxborough Public Schools 242 50
56 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 289 50
56 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 18 50
56 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 22 50
56 West Bridgewater Public Schools 107 50
64 Bellingham Public Schools 209 49
64 Berlin-Boylston Regional 90 49
64 Brookline Public Schools 423 49
64 Granby Public Schools 103 49
64 Hingham Public Schools 265 49
64 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 49 49
64 Somerset Public Schools 193 49
71 East Longmeadow Public Schools 247 48
71 North Reading Public Schools 223 48
71 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 52 48
71 Rockport Public Schools 83 48
71 Southwick-Tolland Regional 140 48
76 Arlington Public Schools 335 47
76 Chelmsford Public Schools 433 47
76 Cohasset Public Schools 114 47
76 Hopedale Public Schools 87 47
76 Lunenburg Public Schools 145 47
81 Danvers Public Schools 303 46
81 Duxbury Public Schools 243 46
81 Natick Public Schools 311 46
81 North Attleborough Public Schools 399 46
85 Belchertown Public Schools 240 45
85 Edward Brooke Charter, Brighton 44 45
85 Granville Public Schools 20 45
85 Ipswich Public Schools 172 45
85 Lincoln Public Schools 118 45
85 Lynnfield Public Schools 186 45
85 Medway Public Schools 242 45
85 Mendon-Upton Regional 231 45
85 Newburyport Public Schools 188 45
85 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 33 45
85 Swansea Public Schools 180 45
96 Easton Public Schools 308 44
96 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 404 44
96 Mansfield Public Schools 399 44
96 Melrose Public Schools 256 44
96 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 233 44
96 Southborough Public Schools 167 44
102 Auburn Public Schools 188 43
102 Burlington Public Schools 294 43
102 North Andover Public Schools 384 43
102 Sandwich Public Schools 310 43
102 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 303 43
107 Acushnet Public Schools 135 42
107 Boston Collegiate Charter 57 42
107 Edgartown Public Schools 36 42
107 Marblehead Community Charter 43 42
107 Murdoch Middle Charter, Chelmsford 73 42
107 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 364 42
113 Gill-Montague Regional 90 41
113 Plymouth Public Schools 673 41
115 Carver Public Schools 169 40
115 Peabody Public Schools 551 40
115 Rockland Public Schools 212 40
115 Shrewsbury Public Schools 499 40
115 Stoneham Public Schools 218 40
120 Amesbury Public Schools 199 39
120 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 88 39
120 East Bridgewater Public Schools 185 39
120 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 259 39
120 Millbury Public Schools 188 39
120 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 97 39
120 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 272 39
120 Wellesley Public Schools 315 39
128 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 108 38
128 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 31 38
128 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 71 38
131 Barnstable Public Schools 406 37
131 Leicester Public Schools 155 37
131 Middleborough Public Schools 275 37
131 Milford Public Schools 333 37
131 Monson Public Schools 145 37
131 Norton Public Schools 249 37
137 Berkley Public Schools 106 36
137 Dartmouth Public Schools 334 36
137 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 329 36
137 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 271 36
137 Northampton Public Schools 243 36
137 Pembroke Public Schools 272 36
137 Quabbin Regional, Barre 282 36
137 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 323 36
145 Agawam Public Schools 361 35
145 Bourne Public Schools 194 35
145 Gloucester Public Schools 301 35
145 Hatfield Public Schools 34 35
145 Marshfield Public Schools 354 35
145 Millis Public Schools 114 35
145 Swampscott Public Schools 184 35
145 West Boylston Public Schools 97 35
145 Weymouth Public Schools 506 35
154 Braintree Public Schools 412 34
154 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 146 34
154 Richmond Public Schools 29 34
154 Triton Regional, Byfield 248 34
154 Westport Community Public Schools 182 34
159 Falmouth Public Schools 316 33
159 Milton Public Schools 291 33
159 Quincy Public Schools 669 33
162 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 67 32
162 Lenox Public Schools 63 32
162 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 68 32
162 Wakefield Public Schools 270 32
162 Walpole Public Schools 307 32
167 Douglas Public Schools 132 31
167 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 120 31
167 Georgetown Public Schools 119 31
167 Maynard Public Schools 108 31
167 Northbridge Public Schools 205 31
167 Wilmington Public Schools 341 31
173 Abington Public Schools 201 30
173 Fairhaven Public Schools 201 30
173 Harwich Public Schools 109 30
173 Norwood Public Schools 261 30
173 Oxford Public Schools 182 30
173 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 44 30
173 Stoughton Public Schools 328 30
173 Uxbridge Public Schools 151 30
173 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 341 30
173 Woburn Public Schools 353 30
183 Billerica Public Schools 510 29
183 Dudley-Charlton Regional 364 29
183 Framingham Public Schools 596 29
183 Haverhill Public Schools 625 29
183 Marlborough Public Schools 367 29
183 Palmer Public Schools 174 29
183 Provincetown Public Schools 21 29
183 Quaboag Regional, Warre 125 29
183 South Hadley Public Schools 186 29
192 Nantucket Public Schools 90 28
192 West Springfield Public Schools 333 28
194 Ayer Public Schools 82 27
194 Beverly Public Schools 313 27
194 Mashpee Public Schools 180 27
194 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 55 27
194 Tewksbury Public Schools 421 27
194 Westfield Public Schools 511 27
200 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 165 26
200 Ludlow Public Schools 235 26
200 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 19 26
200 Watertown Public Schools 181 26
200 Winthrop Public Schools 158 26
205 Hudson Public Schools 232 25
205 Medford Public Schools 367 25
205 Revere Public Schools 412 25
205 Saugus Public Schools 277 25
209 Ashland Public Schools 202 24
209 Attleboro Public Schools 478 24
209 Cambridge Public Schools 375 24
209 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 181 24
209 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 168 24
214 Dracut Public Schools 374 23
214 Easthampton Public Schools 137 23
214 Gardner Public Schools 247 23
214 Leominster Public Schools 439 23
214 Taunton Public Schools 686 23
219 Adams-Cheshire Regional 135 22
219 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 96 22
219 North Adams Public Schools 135 22
219 Seekonk Public Schools 179 22
219 Shirley Public Schools 54 22
224 Dedham Public Schools 228 21
224 Winchendon Public Schools 152 21
226 Malden Public Schools 464 20
226 Somerville Public Schools 351 20
228 Athol-Royalston Regional 186 19
228 Randolph Public Schools 303 19
228 Waltham Public Schools 375 19
231 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 67 18
231 Greenfield Public Schools 121 18
231 Lee Public Schools 83 18
231 Lowell Public Schools 1140 18
231 New Bedford Global Charter 67 18
231 South Shore Charter, Hull 34 18
237 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 47 17
237 Pittsfield Public Schools 487 17
239 Avon Public Schools 61 16
239 Clinton Public Schools 167 16
239 Fall River Public Schools 829 16
239 Hull Public Schools 105 16
239 Methuen Public Schools 617 16
239 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 95 16
239 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 144 16
239 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 157 16
239 Wareham Public Schools 254 16
248 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 47 15
248 Chicopee Public Schools 575 15
248 Gateway Regional, Huntington 109 15
248 North Brookfield Public Schools 59 15
248 Worcester Public Schools 1699 15
253 Lawrence Family Development Charter 50 14
253 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 107 14
253 Salem Public Schools 342 14
256 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 64 13
256 Everett Public Schools 384 13
256 Holbrook Public Schools 139 13
256 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 54 13
256 Ware Public Schools 97 13
261 Chelsea Public Schools 387 12
262 Brockton Public Schools 1250 11
263 Clarksburg Public Schools 20 10
263 Fitchburg Public Schools 426 10
263 Lynn Public Schools 1018 10
263 Southbridge Public Schools 184 10
267 Boston Public Schools 4207 8
267 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 66 8
269 New Bedford Public Schools 1013 7
269 Springfield Public Schools 1917 7
271 Webster Public Schools 140 6
272 Holyoke Public Schools 464 5
273 Community Charter School of Cambridge 56 4
273 Holyoke Community Charter 23 4
273 Lawrence Public Schools 1031 4
276 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 53 2
277 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 85 1
278 Lowell Community Charter 41 0
278 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 14 0
278 Uphams Corner Charter, South Boston 52 0
   


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