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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 2009. 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.

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5th Grade English

2009
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 49 96
2 Pelham Public Schools 15 93
3 Carlisle Public Schools 86 92
3 Conway Public Schools 26 92
3 Eastham Public Schools 37 92
6 Boxborough Public Schools 80 91
6 Winchester Public Schools 351 91
8 Concord Public Schools 217 90
8 Topsfield Public Schools 104 90
8 Westwood Public Schools 221 90
11 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 54 89
11 Harvard Public Schools 94 89
11 Wellesley Public Schools 407 89
14 Cohasset Public Schools 121 88
14 Williamstown Public Schools 64 88
16 Acton Public Schools 406 87
16 Boxford Public Schools 148 87
16 Lenox Public Schools 54 87
16 Sudbury Public Schools 383 87
16 Westborough Public Schools 255 87
21 Bedford Public Schools 181 86
21 Dover Public Schools 101 86
21 Lexington Public Schools 499 86
21 Manchester Essex Regional 116 86
21 Sharon Public Schools 288 86
21 Sherborn Public Schools 97 86
21 Westford Public Schools 412 86
21 Weston Public Schools 201 86
29 Andover Public Schools 489 85
29 Belmont Public Schools 305 85
29 Florida Public Schools 14 85
29 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 13 85
33 Arlington Public Schools 374 84
33 Brookline Public Schools 426 84
33 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 18 84
33 Needham Public Schools 420 84
33 Norfolk Public Schools 165 84
33 Orleans Public Schools 44 84
33 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 83 84
33 Scituate Public Schools 261 84
41 Franklin Public Schools 512 83
41 Medfield Public Schools 260 83
41 Newton Public Schools 904 83
41 Wayland Public Schools 226 83
41 Wrentham Public Schools 179 83
46 Georgetown Public Schools 130 82
46 Norwell Public Schools 187 82
46 Petersham Public Schools 11 82
49 Berlin Public Schools 37 81
49 Brimfield Public Schools 53 81
49 Duxbury Public Schools 288 81
49 Middleton Public Schools 131 81
49 Plainville Public Schools 127 81
49 Shrewsbury Public Schools 454 81
55 Hopkinton Public Schools 296 80
55 Littleton Public Schools 120 80
55 Marblehead Public Schools 251 80
55 Milton Public Schools 300 80
55 New Salem-Wendell Regional 20 80
55 North Reading Public Schools 231 80
55 Northborough Public Schools 231 80
62 Chelmsford Public Schools 455 79
62 Groton-Dunstable Regional 231 79
62 Hanover Public Schools 247 79
62 Holliston Public Schools 228 79
62 Kingston Public Schools 162 79
62 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 630 79
68 Auburn Public Schools 162 78
68 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 146 78
68 Leverett Public Schools 22 78
68 Mansfield Public Schools 371 78
68 Somerset Public Schools 204 78
68 Southborough Public Schools 164 78
68 Truro Public Schools 18 78
75 Avon Public Schools 57 77
75 Brewster Public Schools 93 77
75 Hingham Public Schools 316 77
75 Longmeadow Public Schools 267 77
75 Lynnfield Public Schools 207 77
75 Marshfield Public Schools 363 77
75 Medway Public Schools 226 77
75 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 273 77
75 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 267 77
84 Braintree Public Schools 419 76
84 Falmouth Public Schools 267 76
84 Grafton Public Schools 263 76
84 Granville Public Schools 30 76
84 Hadley Public Schools 57 76
84 Lincoln Public Schools 104 76
84 Nantucket Public Schools 90 76
84 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 339 76
84 Shirley Public Schools 57 76
84 Swampscott Public Schools 143 76
94 Abington Public Schools 183 75
94 Canton Public Schools 249 75
94 Easton Public Schools 294 75
94 Reading Public Schools 346 75
94 Sunderland Public Schools 32 75
94 Walpole Public Schools 328 75
100 Chesterfield-Goshen Regional 23 74
100 Mattapoisett Public Schools 69 74
100 Natick Public Schools 396 74
100 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 31 74
100 Shutesbury Public Schools 23 74
100 Sutton Public Schools 144 74
100 Triton Regional, Byfield 241 74
100 West Boylston Public Schools 62 74
100 Whately Public Schools 19 74
100 Wilmington Public Schools 306 74
110 Amherst Public Schools 190 73
110 Dedham Public Schools 220 73
110 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 277 73
110 Hopedale Public Schools 94 73
110 Millbury Public Schools 129 73
110 North Attleborough Public Schools 379 73
110 Sandwich Public Schools 268 73
110 Swansea Public Schools 149 73
110 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 40 73
119 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 145 72
119 Chatham Public Schools 54 72
119 Deerfield Public Schools 68 72
119 East Longmeadow Public Schools 229 72
119 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 35 72
119 Mendon-Upton Regional 229 72
119 Provincetown Public Schools 11 72
119 Seekonk Public Schools 174 72
119 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 68 72
128 Barnstable Horace Mann Charter 424 71
128 Blackstone-Millville Regional 167 71
128 Danvers Public Schools 279 71
128 Ipswich Public Schools 148 71
128 Marblehead Community Charter 48 71
128 Marion Public Schools 53 71
128 Melrose Public Schools 277 71
128 Northbridge Public Schools 192 71
128 Pembroke Public Schools 278 71
137 Ashland Public Schools 234 70
137 Foxborough Public Schools 242 70
137 Rochester Public Schools 94 70
137 Sturbridge Public Schools 125 70
137 West Bridgewater Public Schools 97 70
142 Acushnet Public Schools 133 69
142 Brookfield Public Schools 32 69
142 Dartmouth Public Schools 331 69
142 Foxborough Regional Charter 112 69
142 Halifax Public Schools 102 69
142 Lanesborough Public Schools 32 69
142 Milford Public Schools 330 69
142 Newburyport Public Schools 160 69
142 Rockport Public Schools 83 69
142 Southwick-Tolland Regional 163 69
142 Tisbury Public Schools 32 69
142 Wellfleet Public Schools 19 69
142 Winthrop Public Schools 174 69
155 Amesbury Public Schools 181 68
155 Billerica Public Schools 519 68
155 Boylston Public Schools 59 68
155 Burlington Public Schools 291 68
155 Dudley-Charlton Regional 364 68
155 Harwich Public Schools 103 68
155 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 93 68
155 Plymouth Public Schools 622 68
155 Plympton Public Schools 38 68
155 Stoneham Public Schools 206 68
155 Weymouth Public Schools 517 68
155 Williamsburg Public Schools 22 68
167 Granby Public Schools 92 67
167 Hull Public Schools 100 67
167 Millis Public Schools 112 67
167 Peabody Public Schools 491 67
167 Wakefield Public Schools 280 67
167 West Springfield Public Schools 271 67
167 Westfield Public Schools 400 67
174 Bellingham Public Schools 209 66
174 Beverly Public Schools 327 66
174 East Bridgewater Public Schools 178 66
174 Holland Public Schools 38 66
174 Leicester Public Schools 127 66
174 Ludlow Public Schools 218 66
174 Lunenburg Public Schools 131 66
174 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 120 66
174 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 85 66
174 Stoughton Public Schools 299 66
174 Wareham Public Schools 251 66
174 Watertown Public Schools 191 66
174 Woburn Public Schools 365 66
187 Clarksburg Public Schools 23 65
187 Hatfield Public Schools 37 65
187 North Andover Public Schools 352 65
187 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 49 65
187 Oxford Public Schools 173 65
192 Ayer Public Schools 101 64
192 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 478 64
192 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 287 64
192 Lee Public Schools 58 64
192 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 354 64
197 Douglas Public Schools 125 63
197 Edgartown Public Schools 41 63
197 Edward Brooke Charter, Brighton 46 63
197 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 73 63
197 Maynard Public Schools 95 63
197 Nahant Public Schools 16 63
197 North Adams Public Schools 124 63
197 North Brookfield Public Schools 47 63
197 South Hadley Public Schools 167 63
197 Westport Community Public Schools 142 63
207 Attleboro Public Schools 462 62
207 Bourne Public Schools 203 62
207 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 254 62
207 Dracut Public Schools 340 62
207 Framingham Public Schools 628 62
207 Mashpee Public Schools 127 62
207 Tewksbury Public Schools 368 62
214 Agawam Public Schools 343 61
214 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 193 61
214 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 83 61
214 Carver Public Schools 141 61
214 Fairhaven Public Schools 162 61
214 Farmington River Regional, Otis 18 61
214 Marlborough Public Schools 343 61
214 Medford Public Schools 355 61
214 Saugus Public Schools 233 61
214 Southampton Public Schools 77 61
214 Tyngsborough Public Schools 179 61
225 Clinton Public Schools 147 60
225 Erving Public Schools 30 60
225 Gill-Montague Regional 59 60
225 Monson Public Schools 122 60
225 Quincy Public Schools 597 60
230 Berkley Public Schools 105 59
230 Norton Public Schools 240 59
230 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 76 59
230 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 127 59
230 Uxbridge Public Schools 170 59
230 Waltham Public Schools 337 59
236 Hudson Public Schools 243 58
236 Norwood Public Schools 250 58
236 Quabbin Regional, Barre 238 58
236 South Shore Charter, Hull 38 58
236 Ware Public Schools 100 58
241 Belchertown Public Schools 204 57
241 Gloucester Public Schools 265 57
241 Leominster Public Schools 486 57
241 Northampton Public Schools 204 57
241 Pittsfield Public Schools 419 57
241 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 165 57
241 Taunton Public Schools 630 57
248 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 25 56
248 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 138 56
248 Revere Public Schools 454 56
251 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 96 55
251 Middleborough Public Schools 303 55
251 Richmond Public Schools 20 55
251 Wales Public Schools 18 55
255 Chicopee Public Schools 559 54
255 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 287 54
255 Palmer Public Schools 159 54
255 Rockland Public Schools 194 54
259 Boston Collegiate Charter 97 53
259 Hawlemont Regional, Shelburne Falls 17 53
259 Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter, Haverhill 116 53
262 Easthampton Public Schools 115 52
262 Gardner Public Schools 203 52
264 Cambridge Public Schools 407 51
264 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 84 51
264 Greenfield Public Schools 131 51
264 Methuen Public Schools 610 51
268 Boston Renaissance Charter 91 50
268 Holbrook Public Schools 126 50
268 Orange Public Schools 118 50
271 Athol-Royalston Regional 143 49
271 Salem Public Schools 352 49
271 Webster Public Schools 145 49
274 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 78 48
274 Haverhill Public Schools 483 48
274 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 90 48
274 Malden Public Schools 469 48
274 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 40 48
279 Gateway Regional, Huntington 91 47
280 Adams-Cheshire Regional 128 46
280 Quaboag Regional, Warre 102 46
280 Southbridge Public Schools 188 46
283 Fall River Public Schools 802 44
283 Westhampton Public Schools 16 44
285 Somerville Public Schools 321 43
286 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 136 42
286 Lynn Public Schools 953 42
286 Winchendon Public Schools 145 42
286 Worcester Public Schools 1636 42
290 Brockton Public Schools 1134 41
291 Fitchburg Public Schools 407 40
292 Everett Public Schools 385 39
292 New Bedford Public Schools 957 39
292 Randolph Public Schools 245 39
295 Boston Public Schools 3799 38
295 Conservatory Lab Charter, Brighton 21 38
295 Lowell Public Schools 984 38
298 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 22 37
298 Springfield Public Schools 1837 37
300 Chelsea Public Schools 389 36
301 Holyoke Community Charter 93 35
302 Lawrence Public Schools 857 32
303 Lowell Community Charter 76 30
304 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 75 22
305 Holyoke Public Schools 401 18
306 Uphams Corner Charter, South Boston 21 5
 

5th Grade Math

2009
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Pelham Public Schools 15 93
2 Boxborough Public Schools 79 90
2 Winchester Public Schools 353 90
4 Concord Public Schools 218 88
5 Cohasset Public Schools 121 87
6 Carlisle Public Schools 87 85
6 Lexington Public Schools 501 85
6 Sudbury Public Schools 383 85
9 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 49 84
9 Westford Public Schools 412 84
11 Acton Public Schools 405 83
11 Dover Public Schools 101 83
11 Weston Public Schools 199 83
11 Westwood Public Schools 221 83
15 Boxford Public Schools 149 82
15 Sharon Public Schools 288 82
15 Topsfield Public Schools 104 82
18 Andover Public Schools 489 81
18 Norwell Public Schools 185 81
20 Brookline Public Schools 426 80
20 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 53 80
20 Harvard Public Schools 94 80
20 Newton Public Schools 907 80
20 Wellesley Public Schools 407 80
25 Arlington Public Schools 373 79
25 Wellfleet Public Schools 19 79
27 Brewster Public Schools 93 78
27 Eastham Public Schools 36 78
27 Florida Public Schools 14 78
27 Franklin Public Schools 511 78
27 Manchester Essex Regional 118 78
32 Mansfield Public Schools 371 77
32 Scituate Public Schools 261 77
34 Belmont Public Schools 304 76
34 Hadley Public Schools 57 76
34 Hingham Public Schools 316 76
34 Needham Public Schools 419 76
34 Norfolk Public Schools 165 76
34 North Reading Public Schools 231 76
34 Shrewsbury Public Schools 454 76
34 Southborough Public Schools 165 76
34 Westborough Public Schools 256 76
43 Milton Public Schools 299 75
43 New Salem-Wendell Regional 20 75
43 Orleans Public Schools 44 75
43 Wayland Public Schools 228 75
47 Brimfield Public Schools 53 74
47 Easton Public Schools 294 74
47 Granville Public Schools 30 74
47 Groton-Dunstable Regional 229 74
47 Reading Public Schools 349 74
52 Acushnet Public Schools 133 73
52 Bedford Public Schools 181 73
52 Hanover Public Schools 248 73
52 Lenox Public Schools 54 73
52 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 41 73
57 Avon Public Schools 57 72
57 Middleton Public Schools 132 72
57 Williamsburg Public Schools 22 72
60 Duxbury Public Schools 288 71
60 Plainville Public Schools 127 71
60 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 31 71
60 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 628 71
64 Abington Public Schools 182 70
64 Hopkinton Public Schools 296 70
64 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 83 70
64 Triton Regional, Byfield 241 70
64 Wrentham Public Schools 178 70
69 Conway Public Schools 26 69
69 Holliston Public Schools 228 69
69 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 74 69
69 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 13 69
69 Pembroke Public Schools 278 69
69 Sherborn Public Schools 97 69
69 West Boylston Public Schools 62 69
76 Marblehead Public Schools 251 68
76 Natick Public Schools 395 68
76 Rochester Public Schools 94 68
76 Rockport Public Schools 83 68
80 Berlin Public Schools 36 67
80 Hopedale Public Schools 94 67
80 Medfield Public Schools 260 67
80 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 93 67
84 Ashland Public Schools 234 66
84 Canton Public Schools 249 66
84 Dedham Public Schools 222 66
84 Kingston Public Schools 162 66
84 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 120 66
84 North Attleborough Public Schools 380 66
84 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 266 66
91 Braintree Public Schools 421 65
91 Falmouth Public Schools 270 65
91 Grafton Public Schools 263 65
91 Littleton Public Schools 120 65
91 Longmeadow Public Schools 266 65
91 Williamstown Public Schools 65 65
97 Amherst Public Schools 191 64
97 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 90 64
97 Lynnfield Public Schools 207 64
97 Mattapoisett Public Schools 68 64
97 Melrose Public Schools 277 64
97 Millbury Public Schools 129 64
97 Northborough Public Schools 232 64
97 Sandwich Public Schools 268 64
97 Watertown Public Schools 191 64
106 Chatham Public Schools 54 63
106 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 145 63
106 Marshfield Public Schools 362 63
106 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 273 63
106 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 338 63
106 Petersham Public Schools 11 63
106 Tisbury Public Schools 32 63
106 Wakefield Public Schools 279 63
114 Danvers Public Schools 280 62
114 Granby Public Schools 92 62
114 Ipswich Public Schools 150 62
114 Marlborough Public Schools 343 62
114 Nantucket Public Schools 91 62
119 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 145 61
119 Chesterfield-Goshen Regional 23 61
119 Stoughton Public Schools 300 61
122 Chelmsford Public Schools 456 60
122 Clinton Public Schools 147 60
122 Hull Public Schools 100 60
122 Lincoln Public Schools 105 60
122 Lunenburg Public Schools 130 60
122 Mendon-Upton Regional 228 60
122 Sunderland Public Schools 32 60
122 West Springfield Public Schools 274 60
130 Agawam Public Schools 342 59
130 Ayer Public Schools 101 59
130 Woburn Public Schools 367 59
133 Auburn Public Schools 162 58
133 Barnstable Horace Mann Charter 428 58
133 Blackstone-Millville Regional 167 58
133 Georgetown Public Schools 131 58
133 Marion Public Schools 53 58
133 Quincy Public Schools 598 58
133 Somerset Public Schools 204 58
133 Wilmington Public Schools 306 58
141 Boston Renaissance Charter 91 57
141 Burlington Public Schools 290 57
141 Carver Public Schools 142 57
141 East Longmeadow Public Schools 229 57
141 Edgartown Public Schools 41 57
141 Norwood Public Schools 250 57
141 Oxford Public Schools 173 57
141 Sutton Public Schools 144 57
149 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 288 56
149 Leicester Public Schools 128 56
149 Seekonk Public Schools 174 56
149 Tyngsborough Public Schools 179 56
149 Walpole Public Schools 326 56
154 Berkley Public Schools 105 55
154 Billerica Public Schools 520 55
154 Dartmouth Public Schools 333 55
154 Framingham Public Schools 630 55
154 Harwich Public Schools 103 55
154 Millis Public Schools 112 55
154 North Andover Public Schools 353 55
154 North Brookfield Public Schools 47 55
154 Wales Public Schools 18 55
154 Westport Community Public Schools 141 55
164 Deerfield Public Schools 68 54
164 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 253 54
164 East Bridgewater Public Schools 179 54
164 Foxborough Public Schools 241 54
164 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 277 54
164 Hudson Public Schools 244 54
164 South Shore Charter, Hull 39 54
171 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 79 53
171 Beverly Public Schools 327 53
171 Brookfield Public Schools 32 53
171 Leominster Public Schools 487 53
171 Milford Public Schools 330 53
171 Newburyport Public Schools 160 53
171 Pittsfield Public Schools 420 53
171 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 355 53
179 Douglas Public Schools 124 52
179 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 35 52
179 Marblehead Community Charter 48 52
179 Maynard Public Schools 95 52
179 Medway Public Schools 226 52
179 North Adams Public Schools 123 52
179 Plymouth Public Schools 623 52
179 Shutesbury Public Schools 23 52
179 South Hadley Public Schools 166 52
179 Wareham Public Schools 250 52
179 Weymouth Public Schools 516 52
190 Belchertown Public Schools 204 51
190 Boylston Public Schools 59 51
190 Dudley-Charlton Regional 364 51
190 Nahant Public Schools 16 51
190 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 76 51
190 Revere Public Schools 457 51
190 Southampton Public Schools 77 51
197 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 192 50
197 Bellingham Public Schools 210 50
197 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 477 50
197 Edward Brooke Charter, Brighton 46 50
197 Medford Public Schools 354 50
197 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 128 50
197 Swampscott Public Schools 144 50
204 Attleboro Public Schools 462 49
204 Holbrook Public Schools 126 49
204 Sturbridge Public Schools 125 49
204 Taunton Public Schools 631 49
204 Tewksbury Public Schools 366 49
204 Waltham Public Schools 338 49
204 Westfield Public Schools 401 49
211 Amesbury Public Schools 181 48
211 Clarksburg Public Schools 23 48
211 Hawlemont Regional, Shelburne Falls 17 48
211 Middleborough Public Schools 305 48
211 Peabody Public Schools 491 48
211 Plympton Public Schools 38 48
211 Swansea Public Schools 149 48
211 West Bridgewater Public Schools 97 48
219 Hatfield Public Schools 36 47
219 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 85 47
219 Saugus Public Schools 232 47
219 Southwick-Tolland Regional 164 47
219 Truro Public Schools 17 47
219 Ware Public Schools 99 47
225 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 22 46
225 Dracut Public Schools 341 46
225 Fairhaven Public Schools 162 46
225 Foxborough Regional Charter 112 46
225 Lawrence Family Development Charter 56 46
225 Mashpee Public Schools 127 46
225 Norton Public Schools 241 46
225 Shirley Public Schools 57 46
233 Farmington River Regional, Otis 18 45
233 Leverett Public Schools 22 45
233 Northbridge Public Schools 191 45
233 Palmer Public Schools 156 45
237 Bourne Public Schools 205 44
237 Halifax Public Schools 103 44
237 Southbridge Public Schools 188 44
237 Winthrop Public Schools 175 44
241 Lanesborough Public Schools 32 43
241 Lee Public Schools 58 43
241 Ludlow Public Schools 219 43
241 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 40 43
241 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 49 43
241 Quabbin Regional, Barre 238 43
241 Stoneham Public Schools 206 43
241 Uxbridge Public Schools 170 43
249 Cambridge Public Schools 407 42
249 Holland Public Schools 38 42
249 Malden Public Schools 468 42
249 Salem Public Schools 352 42
249 Whately Public Schools 19 42
254 Methuen Public Schools 611 41
255 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 284 40
255 Monson Public Schools 122 40
255 New Bedford Public Schools 959 40
255 Rockland Public Schools 193 40
255 Somerville Public Schools 320 40
260 Adams-Cheshire Regional 128 39
260 Gill-Montague Regional 59 39
260 Quaboag Regional, Warre 102 39
263 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 83 38
263 Chicopee Public Schools 559 38
263 Haverhill Public Schools 486 38
263 Lynn Public Schools 953 38
267 Boston Collegiate Charter 97 37
267 Brockton Public Schools 1136 37
267 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 138 37
267 Orange Public Schools 120 37
267 Richmond Public Schools 19 37
272 Easthampton Public Schools 116 36
272 Erving Public Schools 30 36
272 Gloucester Public Schools 263 36
272 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 17 36
272 Northampton Public Schools 207 36
272 Provincetown Public Schools 11 36
272 Randolph Public Schools 250 36
272 Worcester Public Schools 1645 36
280 Everett Public Schools 387 35
280 Lowell Public Schools 986 35
282 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 136 34
282 Athol-Royalston Regional 144 34
282 Holyoke Community Charter 93 34
285 Boston Public Schools 3795 33
285 Webster Public Schools 146 33
287 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 84 32
287 Greenfield Public Schools 131 32
289 Fall River Public Schools 799 31
289 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 166 31
291 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 96 30
291 Gateway Regional, Huntington 91 30
291 Lowell Community Charter 76 30
291 Springfield Public Schools 1852 30
295 Fitchburg Public Schools 404 29
295 Gardner Public Schools 202 29
297 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 25 28
297 Chelsea Public Schools 389 28
297 Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter, Haverhill 116 28
300 Lawrence Public Schools 865 25
300 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 68 25
300 Winchendon Public Schools 146 25
303 Westhampton Public Schools 17 24
304 Conservatory Lab Charter, Brighton 21 19
305 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 75 15
306 Holyoke Public Schools 405 13
307 Uphams Corner Charter, South Boston 21 5

5th Grade Science

2009
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Brimfield Public Schools 53 93
1 Pelham Public Schools 15 93
3 Boxborough Public Schools 79 92
3 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 13 92
5 Conway Public Schools 26 89
5 Orleans Public Schools 44 89
7 Winchester Public Schools 353 88
8 Florida Public Schools 14 86
8 Groton-Dunstable Regional 229 86
10 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 53 85
11 Cohasset Public Schools 121 83
12 Carlisle Public Schools 87 82
13 Westford Public Schools 412 81
14 Acton Public Schools 405 79
14 Arlington Public Schools 372 79
14 Concord Public Schools 218 79
17 Lexington Public Schools 501 78
18 Norfolk Public Schools 165 77
18 Truro Public Schools 17 77
18 Williamsburg Public Schools 22 77
21 Andover Public Schools 488 76
21 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 49 76
21 Boxford Public Schools 149 76
21 Holliston Public Schools 228 76
21 Wayland Public Schools 226 76
26 Brewster Public Schools 93 75
26 Norwell Public Schools 187 75
28 Harvard Public Schools 94 74
28 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 31 74
28 Scituate Public Schools 261 74
28 Shrewsbury Public Schools 454 74
28 Sudbury Public Schools 381 74
28 Westborough Public Schools 256 74
34 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 145 73
34 Manchester Essex Regional 118 73
34 Sharon Public Schools 288 73
34 Sherborn Public Schools 97 73
34 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 41 73
34 Weston Public Schools 199 73
34 Westwood Public Schools 221 73
41 Dedham Public Schools 222 72
41 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 277 72
41 Northborough Public Schools 231 72
41 Sunderland Public Schools 32 72
41 Topsfield Public Schools 104 72
46 Belmont Public Schools 303 70
46 Braintree Public Schools 421 70
46 Eastham Public Schools 36 70
46 Hingham Public Schools 316 70
46 Newton Public Schools 907 70
46 North Attleborough Public Schools 380 70
46 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 264 70
46 Shutesbury Public Schools 23 70
46 Wrentham Public Schools 178 70
55 Nahant Public Schools 16 69
56 Brookline Public Schools 426 68
56 Franklin Public Schools 510 68
56 Marion Public Schools 53 68
56 Northbridge Public Schools 192 68
56 Rochester Public Schools 94 68
56 Wellfleet Public Schools 19 68
56 Whately Public Schools 19 68
63 Acushnet Public Schools 133 67
63 Dover Public Schools 101 67
63 Easton Public Schools 294 67
63 Farmington River Regional, Otis 18 67
63 Lenox Public Schools 54 67
63 Leverett Public Schools 21 67
63 Mansfield Public Schools 371 67
63 Middleton Public Schools 132 67
63 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 273 67
63 North Reading Public Schools 231 67
63 Triton Regional, Byfield 240 67
63 Wales Public Schools 18 67
75 Bedford Public Schools 181 66
75 Hopkinton Public Schools 296 66
75 Leicester Public Schools 126 66
75 Marshfield Public Schools 362 66
75 Plympton Public Schools 38 66
75 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 83 66
75 Rockport Public Schools 83 66
75 Tisbury Public Schools 32 66
75 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 628 66
84 Hawlemont Regional, Shelburne Falls 17 65
84 Littleton Public Schools 120 65
84 Longmeadow Public Schools 266 65
84 Natick Public Schools 395 65
84 Plainville Public Schools 127 65
89 Burlington Public Schools 290 64
89 Deerfield Public Schools 67 64
89 Petersham Public Schools 11 64
89 Sturbridge Public Schools 125 64
89 West Boylston Public Schools 62 64
94 Auburn Public Schools 161 63
94 Barnstable Horace Mann Charter 426 63
94 Canton Public Schools 250 63
94 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 337 63
94 Plymouth Public Schools 621 63
94 Provincetown Public Schools 11 63
94 Reading Public Schools 349 63
94 Southborough Public Schools 165 63
102 Berlin Public Schools 35 62
102 Brookfield Public Schools 32 62
102 Chelmsford Public Schools 456 62
102 Douglas Public Schools 124 62
102 East Bridgewater Public Schools 179 62
102 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 288 62
102 Milton Public Schools 297 62
109 Amherst Public Schools 191 61
109 Blackstone-Millville Regional 167 61
109 Clarksburg Public Schools 23 61
109 Grafton Public Schools 263 61
109 Ipswich Public Schools 150 61
109 Medway Public Schools 226 61
109 Melrose Public Schools 277 61
109 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 93 61
109 Needham Public Schools 419 61
109 Walpole Public Schools 326 61
119 Hanover Public Schools 248 60
119 Harwich Public Schools 103 60
119 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 35 60
119 Marblehead Public Schools 251 60
119 Medfield Public Schools 259 60
119 Pembroke Public Schools 276 60
119 Westport Community Public Schools 141 60
126 Chatham Public Schools 53 59
126 Granby Public Schools 92 59
126 Hatfield Public Schools 36 59
126 Lynnfield Public Schools 207 59
126 Mattapoisett Public Schools 68 59
126 North Andover Public Schools 353 59
132 East Longmeadow Public Schools 229 58
132 Hadley Public Schools 57 58
132 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 89 58
132 Lincoln Public Schools 105 58
132 Millbury Public Schools 129 58
132 Nantucket Public Schools 91 58
132 Wellesley Public Schools 407 58
132 Woburn Public Schools 366 58
140 Dartmouth Public Schools 333 57
140 Duxbury Public Schools 287 57
140 Edgartown Public Schools 41 57
140 Hopedale Public Schools 93 57
140 Mendon-Upton Regional 228 57
140 Seekonk Public Schools 174 57
140 Wakefield Public Schools 279 57
140 Weymouth Public Schools 516 57
140 Williamstown Public Schools 65 57
149 Abington Public Schools 182 56
149 Carver Public Schools 142 56
149 Falmouth Public Schools 270 56
149 Kingston Public Schools 162 56
149 Maynard Public Schools 95 56
149 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 138 56
149 Oxford Public Schools 173 56
149 Sandwich Public Schools 268 56
149 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 68 56
158 Berkley Public Schools 105 55
158 Foxborough Regional Charter 112 55
158 Milford Public Schools 329 55
158 New Salem-Wendell Regional 20 55
158 Southwick-Tolland Regional 164 55
158 Swampscott Public Schools 144 55
164 Halifax Public Schools 103 54
164 Marblehead Community Charter 48 54
164 Millis Public Schools 112 54
164 Norton Public Schools 240 54
164 Shirley Public Schools 57 54
169 Medford Public Schools 354 53
169 Newburyport Public Schools 160 53
169 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 49 53
169 Somerset Public Schools 204 53
169 Stoneham Public Schools 206 53
174 Ashland Public Schools 234 52
174 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 478 52
174 Framingham Public Schools 630 52
174 Lunenburg Public Schools 130 52
174 Richmond Public Schools 19 52
174 Southampton Public Schools 77 52
174 Swansea Public Schools 149 52
174 Wilmington Public Schools 306 52
182 Avon Public Schools 57 51
182 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 253 51
182 Sutton Public Schools 144 51
182 Tewksbury Public Schools 366 51
182 Uxbridge Public Schools 170 51
182 Westfield Public Schools 401 51
188 Agawam Public Schools 342 50
188 Bellingham Public Schools 209 50
188 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 145 50
188 Dracut Public Schools 339 50
188 Erving Public Schools 30 50
188 Foxborough Public Schools 241 50
188 Mashpee Public Schools 127 50
188 Peabody Public Schools 491 50
188 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 85 50
188 Waltham Public Schools 338 50
188 Watertown Public Schools 191 50
188 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 354 50
200 Beverly Public Schools 326 49
200 Hull Public Schools 100 49
200 Middleborough Public Schools 301 49
200 Norwood Public Schools 249 49
200 Quabbin Regional, Barre 238 49
200 Tyngsborough Public Schools 179 49
206 Amesbury Public Schools 181 48
206 Bourne Public Schools 205 48
206 Boylston Public Schools 59 48
206 Dudley-Charlton Regional 364 48
206 Stoughton Public Schools 299 48
206 West Springfield Public Schools 273 48
212 Chesterfield-Goshen Regional 23 47
212 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 17 47
212 Holland Public Schools 38 47
212 Lanesborough Public Schools 32 47
212 Quincy Public Schools 598 47
212 Winthrop Public Schools 175 47
218 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 83 46
218 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 73 46
218 Northampton Public Schools 207 46
218 Palmer Public Schools 157 46
218 Taunton Public Schools 629 46
223 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 192 45
223 Gateway Regional, Huntington 91 45
223 Georgetown Public Schools 131 45
226 Billerica Public Schools 517 44
226 Clinton Public Schools 147 44
226 Edward Brooke Charter, Brighton 46 44
226 Fairhaven Public Schools 161 44
230 Danvers Public Schools 280 43
230 Monson Public Schools 121 43
230 North Brookfield Public Schools 47 43
230 South Hadley Public Schools 164 43
230 Winchendon Public Schools 146 43
235 Leominster Public Schools 488 42
235 Marlborough Public Schools 343 42
235 Orange Public Schools 120 42
235 Saugus Public Schools 232 42
235 Wareham Public Schools 250 42
235 West Bridgewater Public Schools 97 42
241 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 96 41
241 Attleboro Public Schools 462 41
243 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 120 40
243 Pittsfield Public Schools 419 40
245 Ayer Public Schools 100 39
245 Belchertown Public Schools 204 39
245 Gill-Montague Regional 59 39
245 Gloucester Public Schools 263 39
245 Haverhill Public Schools 486 39
245 South Shore Charter, Hull 39 39
251 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 283 38
251 Revere Public Schools 456 38
251 Salem Public Schools 350 38
254 Greenfield Public Schools 130 37
254 Lee Public Schools 58 37
254 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 166 37
257 Granville Public Schools 30 36
257 Hudson Public Schools 244 36
257 Rockland Public Schools 193 36
257 Webster Public Schools 147 36
261 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 79 34
261 Cambridge Public Schools 400 34
261 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 84 34
261 Holbrook Public Schools 126 34
261 Malden Public Schools 468 34
261 Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter, Haverhill 115 34
261 Ware Public Schools 99 34
268 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 40 33
269 Athol-Royalston Regional 142 32
269 Easthampton Public Schools 115 32
269 Gardner Public Schools 203 32
272 Ludlow Public Schools 220 31
272 North Adams Public Schools 123 31
272 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 128 31
275 Adams-Cheshire Regional 128 30
275 Somerville Public Schools 320 30
275 Southbridge Public Schools 187 30
278 Boston Collegiate Charter 97 28
278 Lynn Public Schools 950 28
280 Chicopee Public Schools 558 27
280 New Bedford Public Schools 958 27
282 Holyoke Community Charter 93 26
282 Methuen Public Schools 611 26
282 Quaboag Regional, Warre 102 26
282 Worcester Public Schools 1641 26
286 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 136 25
287 Westhampton Public Schools 17 24
288 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 22 23
288 Fall River Public Schools 798 23
288 Fitchburg Public Schools 405 23
288 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 76 23
292 Randolph Public Schools 250 22
293 Chelsea Public Schools 369 21
293 Everett Public Schools 387 21
295 Lawrence Family Development Charter 55 20
296 Lowell Public Schools 986 19
297 Boston Public Schools 3789 18
297 Brockton Public Schools 1136 18
297 Lawrence Public Schools 864 18
297 Springfield Public Schools 1851 18
301 Lowell Community Charter 76 15
302 Boston Renaissance Charter 91 13
303 Holyoke Public Schools 403 12
304 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 24 8
305 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 75 7
306 Conservatory Lab Charter, Brighton 21 5