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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 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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8th Grade English

2009
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 20 100
1 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 48 100
1 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 14 100
4 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 121 99
5 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 54 98
6 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 61 97
6 Carlisle Public Schools 99 97
6 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 36 97
6 Westford Public Schools 438 97
10 Belmont Public Schools 277 96
10 Harvard Public Schools 122 96
10 Lexington Public Schools 522 96
10 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 344 96
10 Medfield Public Schools 249 96
10 Norwell Public Schools 183 96
10 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 76 96
10 Wayland Public Schools 246 96
10 Wellesley Public Schools 320 96
19 Andover Public Schools 525 95
19 Dover-Sherborn Regional 182 95
19 Duxbury Public Schools 263 95
19 Edward Brooke Charter, Brighton 38 95
19 Hadley Public Schools 49 95
19 Longmeadow Public Schools 264 95
19 Marblehead Public Schools 228 95
19 Needham Public Schools 353 95
19 North Reading Public Schools 217 95
19 Richmond Public Schools 19 95
19 Sharon Public Schools 321 95
19 Sudbury Public Schools 355 95
19 Tisbury Public Schools 41 95
19 Westwood Public Schools 229 95
33 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 70 94
33 Concord Public Schools 199 94
33 Hanover Public Schools 222 94
33 Hopkinton Public Schools 264 94
33 Littleton Public Schools 104 94
33 Northborough Public Schools 202 94
33 Westborough Public Schools 265 94
40 Acton-Boxborough Regional 495 93
40 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 39 93
40 Brookline Public Schools 382 93
40 Cohasset Public Schools 105 93
40 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 69 93
40 Reading Public Schools 365 93
40 Southborough Public Schools 185 93
40 Weston Public Schools 184 93
48 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 162 92
48 Hingham Public Schools 304 92
48 Holliston Public Schools 233 92
48 Marblehead Community Charter 36 92
48 Marshfield Public Schools 355 92
48 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 24 92
48 Natick Public Schools 343 92
48 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 58 92
48 Scituate Public Schools 250 92
48 Walpole Public Schools 285 92
58 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 52 91
58 Amherst-Pelham Regional 289 91
58 Ashland Public Schools 202 91
58 Canton Public Schools 257 91
58 Chatham Public Schools 56 91
58 Foxborough Regional Charter 88 91
58 Groton-Dunstable Regional 240 91
58 Hatfield Public Schools 36 91
58 Ipswich Public Schools 175 91
58 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 252 91
58 Shrewsbury Public Schools 491 91
58 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 46 91
58 Winchester Public Schools 318 91
71 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 202 90
71 Chelmsford Public Schools 414 90
71 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 273 90
71 Easton Public Schools 317 90
71 Foxborough Public Schools 230 90
71 Franklin Public Schools 531 90
71 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 237 90
71 Granby Public Schools 103 90
71 Harwich Public Schools 105 90
71 Lunenburg Public Schools 136 90
71 Lynnfield Public Schools 190 90
71 Mendon-Upton Regional 220 90
71 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 217 90
71 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 122 90
85 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 59 89
85 Bedford Public Schools 198 89
85 Berlin-Boylston Regional 82 89
85 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 484 89
85 Newburyport Public Schools 188 89
85 Newton Public Schools 804 89
85 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 69 89
85 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 28 89
85 Swampscott Public Schools 212 89
85 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 587 89
95 Arlington Public Schools 352 88
95 Braintree Public Schools 444 88
95 Burlington Public Schools 283 88
95 Dartmouth Public Schools 332 88
95 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 307 88
95 Lincoln Public Schools 119 88
95 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 93 88
95 North Andover Public Schools 352 88
95 North Attleborough Public Schools 395 88
95 North Brookfield Public Schools 59 88
95 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 49 88
95 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 267 88
95 Sutton Public Schools 143 88
95 Tyngsborough Public Schools 172 88
95 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 347 88
110 Acushnet Public Schools 117 87
110 Berkley Public Schools 109 87
110 Dudley-Charlton Regional 330 87
110 East Longmeadow Public Schools 223 87
110 Lenox Public Schools 62 87
110 Medway Public Schools 242 87
110 Milton Public Schools 294 87
110 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 353 87
110 Northbridge Public Schools 204 87
110 Plymouth Public Schools 632 87
110 Rockport Public Schools 91 87
110 Wilmington Public Schools 333 87
122 Abington Public Schools 206 86
122 Avon Public Schools 64 86
122 Douglas Public Schools 121 86
122 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 108 86
122 Hopedale Public Schools 102 86
122 Mansfield Public Schools 401 86
122 Milford Public Schools 318 86
122 Pembroke Public Schools 250 86
122 Seekonk Public Schools 183 86
122 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 332 86
122 Southwick-Tolland Regional 144 86
122 Westport Community Public Schools 157 86
134 Agawam Public Schools 371 85
134 Danvers Public Schools 297 85
134 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 294 85
134 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 35 85
134 Grafton Public Schools 213 85
134 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 55 85
134 Maynard Public Schools 97 85
134 Melrose Public Schools 259 85
134 Millis Public Schools 95 85
134 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 109 85
134 Provincetown Public Schools 20 85
134 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 59 85
134 Tewksbury Public Schools 373 85
134 West Boylston Public Schools 92 85
148 Dedham Public Schools 215 84
148 Georgetown Public Schools 116 84
148 Leicester Public Schools 150 84
148 Nauset Regional, Orleans 158 84
148 Norwood Public Schools 283 84
148 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 50 84
148 Quincy Public Schools 671 84
148 Sandwich Public Schools 321 84
148 Triton Regional, Byfield 206 84
148 Uxbridge Public Schools 169 84
158 Auburn Public Schools 203 83
158 Hull Public Schools 99 83
158 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 406 83
158 Lawrence Family Development Charter 49 83
158 Manchester Essex Regional 112 83
158 Quabbin Regional, Barre 278 83
158 Shirley Public Schools 63 83
158 Somerset Public Schools 221 83
158 Woburn Public Schools 356 83
167 Amesbury Public Schools 178 82
167 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 87 82
167 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 77 82
167 East Bridgewater Public Schools 192 82
167 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 70 82
167 Ludlow Public Schools 262 82
167 Stoughton Public Schools 299 82
174 Attleboro Public Schools 489 81
174 Beverly Public Schools 322 81
174 Billerica Public Schools 525 81
174 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 68 81
174 Holyoke Community Charter 37 81
174 Northampton Public Schools 235 81
174 Wakefield Public Schools 273 81
174 Weymouth Public Schools 541 81
182 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 130 80
182 Edgartown Public Schools 36 80
182 Mashpee Public Schools 153 80
182 Norton Public Schools 258 80
182 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 65 80
182 Watertown Public Schools 188 80
182 West Bridgewater Public Schools 108 80
189 Barnstable Public Schools 453 79
189 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 140 79
189 Middleborough Public Schools 318 79
189 Peabody Public Schools 513 79
189 Revere Public Schools 454 79
189 South Hadley Public Schools 160 79
189 South Shore Charter, Hull 39 79
189 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 303 79
189 Waltham Public Schools 364 79
198 Belchertown Public Schools 225 78
198 Blackstone-Millville Regional 193 78
198 Cambridge Public Schools 399 78
198 Carver Public Schools 175 78
198 Community Charter School of Cambridge 58 78
198 Falmouth Public Schools 304 78
198 Malden Public Schools 467 78
198 Nantucket Public Schools 84 78
198 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 105 78
198 Stoneham Public Schools 222 78
208 Adams-Cheshire Regional 120 77
208 Boston Collegiate Charter 62 77
208 Bourne Public Schools 211 77
208 Hudson Public Schools 232 77
208 Medford Public Schools 323 77
208 Palmer Public Schools 181 77
208 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 150 77
208 Wareham Public Schools 248 77
216 Ayer Public Schools 83 76
216 Framingham Public Schools 637 76
216 Greenfield Public Schools 100 76
216 Lee Public Schools 67 76
216 Leominster Public Schools 488 76
216 Winthrop Public Schools 158 76
222 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 52 75
222 Clinton Public Schools 158 75
222 Fairhaven Public Schools 194 75
222 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 147 75
222 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 164 75
222 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 72 75
222 Swansea Public Schools 191 75
222 Taunton Public Schools 666 75
222 West Springfield Public Schools 323 75
231 Gardner Public Schools 230 74
231 Monson Public Schools 121 74
231 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 128 74
231 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 60 74
235 Bellingham Public Schools 193 73
235 Millbury Public Schools 143 73
235 Pittsfield Public Schools 460 73
235 Westfield Public Schools 500 73
239 Haverhill Public Schools 588 72
239 Marlborough Public Schools 406 72
239 Methuen Public Schools 603 72
242 Athol-Royalston Regional 152 71
242 Everett Public Schools 403 71
242 Gill-Montague Regional 103 71
242 Oxford Public Schools 158 71
242 Randolph Public Schools 252 71
242 Rockland Public Schools 172 71
242 Saugus Public Schools 237 71
249 Easthampton Public Schools 125 70
249 Granville Public Schools 20 70
251 Brockton Public Schools 1141 69
251 Gateway Regional, Huntington 109 69
251 Gloucester Public Schools 258 69
251 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 116 69
251 Ware Public Schools 82 69
256 Holbrook Public Schools 97 68
257 Chicopee Public Schools 590 67
257 Lowell Community Charter 68 67
259 Dracut Public Schools 356 66
259 Fitchburg Public Schools 378 66
261 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 78 65
261 Salem Public Schools 321 65
261 Winchendon Public Schools 125 65
264 Fall River Public Schools 831 64
264 Somerville Public Schools 320 64
266 Lowell Public Schools 1086 63
266 Southbridge Public Schools 168 63
268 Lynn Public Schools 904 61
269 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 60 60
270 Boston Public Schools 3916 59
270 Clarksburg Public Schools 37 59
270 Worcester Public Schools 1599 59
273 Chelsea Public Schools 359 57
274 New Bedford Public Schools 1003 54
275 Quaboag Regional, Warre 128 53
275 Uphams Corner Charter, South Boston 40 53
277 North Adams Public Schools 116 51
277 Webster Public Schools 143 51
279 Lawrence Public Schools 1016 49
280 Springfield Public Schools 1901 48
281 Holyoke Public Schools 463 45
282 Florida Public Schools 14 43
 

8th Grade Math

2009
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 47 96
1 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 54 96
3 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 61 93
4 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 40 88
4 Lexington Public Schools 520 88
6 Carlisle Public Schools 101 87
7 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 121 84
7 Westford Public Schools 439 84
9 Acton-Boxborough Regional 495 83
9 Cohasset Public Schools 105 83
11 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 344 82
11 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 251 82
11 Needham Public Schools 353 82
14 Edward Brooke Charter, Brighton 38 81
14 Longmeadow Public Schools 266 81
14 Marblehead Public Schools 228 81
17 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 20 80
17 Harvard Public Schools 121 80
17 Medfield Public Schools 249 80
20 Dover-Sherborn Regional 182 78
20 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 14 78
20 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 54 78
20 Reading Public Schools 364 78
24 Newton Public Schools 806 77
24 Sharon Public Schools 320 77
24 Weston Public Schools 186 77
27 Brookline Public Schools 382 76
27 Ipswich Public Schools 174 76
27 Nauset Regional, Orleans 158 76
27 Winchester Public Schools 318 76
31 Belmont Public Schools 277 75
31 Rockport Public Schools 89 75
31 Sudbury Public Schools 354 75
31 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 47 75
31 Wayland Public Schools 244 75
36 Andover Public Schools 526 74
36 Lynnfield Public Schools 190 74
36 Tisbury Public Schools 41 74
39 Bedford Public Schools 202 73
39 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 69 73
39 Duxbury Public Schools 263 73
39 Groton-Dunstable Regional 240 73
39 Wellesley Public Schools 318 73
44 Westborough Public Schools 264 72
45 North Reading Public Schools 216 71
45 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 270 71
45 Shirley Public Schools 65 71
48 Arlington Public Schools 351 70
48 Foxborough Public Schools 231 70
48 Hadley Public Schools 49 70
48 Hingham Public Schools 304 70
48 Marblehead Community Charter 36 70
48 Northborough Public Schools 201 70
54 Concord Public Schools 198 68
54 Franklin Public Schools 531 68
54 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 50 68
54 Shrewsbury Public Schools 492 68
54 Sutton Public Schools 143 68
59 Holliston Public Schools 236 67
59 Milton Public Schools 292 67
59 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 59 67
59 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 587 67
63 Braintree Public Schools 445 66
63 Manchester Essex Regional 112 66
63 Medway Public Schools 240 66
63 Scituate Public Schools 250 66
63 Tyngsborough Public Schools 173 66
63 Westwood Public Schools 228 66
69 Amherst-Pelham Regional 288 65
69 Hanover Public Schools 222 65
69 Hopkinton Public Schools 263 65
69 Lincoln Public Schools 121 65
69 Littleton Public Schools 106 65
69 Marshfield Public Schools 353 65
69 Norwell Public Schools 183 65
76 Ashland Public Schools 201 64
76 Lawrence Family Development Charter 49 64
76 Lunenburg Public Schools 136 64
76 Natick Public Schools 343 64
76 Pembroke Public Schools 251 64
81 Boston Collegiate Charter 61 63
81 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 236 63
81 Georgetown Public Schools 118 63
81 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 305 63
81 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 217 63
81 Richmond Public Schools 19 63
87 East Bridgewater Public Schools 192 62
87 Grafton Public Schools 214 62
87 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 163 62
87 Southborough Public Schools 185 62
91 Canton Public Schools 260 61
91 Easton Public Schools 317 61
91 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 107 61
91 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 71 61
91 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 23 61
91 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 28 61
91 Sandwich Public Schools 322 61
98 North Andover Public Schools 351 60
99 Burlington Public Schools 283 59
99 Chelmsford Public Schools 416 59
99 Milford Public Schools 316 59
99 Walpole Public Schools 285 59
103 Agawam Public Schools 368 58
103 Belchertown Public Schools 223 58
103 Dedham Public Schools 214 58
103 Hatfield Public Schools 36 58
103 Mendon-Upton Regional 220 58
103 Millis Public Schools 96 58
103 Newburyport Public Schools 188 58
103 North Attleborough Public Schools 395 58
103 Wilmington Public Schools 330 58
112 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 53 57
112 Bellingham Public Schools 193 57
114 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 59 56
114 Dudley-Charlton Regional 330 56
114 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 93 56
114 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 329 56
114 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 348 56
119 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 203 55
119 Berkley Public Schools 108 55
119 Billerica Public Schools 528 55
119 Carver Public Schools 177 55
119 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 274 55
119 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 68 55
119 Granby Public Schools 103 55
119 Mansfield Public Schools 401 55
119 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 36 55
119 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 355 55
119 Somerset Public Schools 218 55
119 Swampscott Public Schools 212 55
131 Acushnet Public Schools 115 54
131 Blackstone-Millville Regional 192 54
131 South Hadley Public Schools 163 54
131 Stoughton Public Schools 298 54
131 Triton Regional, Byfield 208 54
131 Wakefield Public Schools 273 54
131 Westport Community Public Schools 157 54
138 Auburn Public Schools 204 53
138 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 482 53
138 Hopedale Public Schools 102 53
138 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 405 53
138 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 59 53
138 Uxbridge Public Schools 171 53
138 West Springfield Public Schools 324 53
145 East Longmeadow Public Schools 224 52
145 Leicester Public Schools 150 52
145 Melrose Public Schools 260 52
145 Northbridge Public Schools 204 52
145 West Bridgewater Public Schools 109 52
150 Amesbury Public Schools 179 51
150 Berlin-Boylston Regional 82 51
150 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 140 51
150 Framingham Public Schools 632 51
150 Quincy Public Schools 673 51
150 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 69 51
150 Southwick-Tolland Regional 144 51
150 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 303 51
158 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 296 50
158 Norwood Public Schools 283 50
158 Plymouth Public Schools 631 50
161 Attleboro Public Schools 489 49
161 Barnstable Public Schools 454 49
161 Fairhaven Public Schools 192 49
161 Falmouth Public Schools 305 49
161 Lenox Public Schools 62 49
161 Ludlow Public Schools 261 49
161 Seekonk Public Schools 184 49
161 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 149 49
169 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 78 48
169 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 69 48
169 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 148 48
169 Marlborough Public Schools 408 48
169 Maynard Public Schools 97 48
174 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 130 47
174 Bourne Public Schools 211 47
174 Chatham Public Schools 56 47
174 Douglas Public Schools 120 47
174 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 36 47
174 Foxborough Regional Charter 88 47
174 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 106 47
174 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 122 47
174 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 65 47
183 Avon Public Schools 64 46
183 Danvers Public Schools 297 46
183 Edgartown Public Schools 35 46
183 Medford Public Schools 321 46
183 Norton Public Schools 256 46
183 Watertown Public Schools 192 46
189 Beverly Public Schools 323 45
189 Dartmouth Public Schools 333 45
189 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 76 45
189 Provincetown Public Schools 20 45
189 Quabbin Regional, Barre 276 45
189 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 60 45
189 Waltham Public Schools 364 45
196 Abington Public Schools 205 44
196 Ayer Public Schools 83 44
196 Easthampton Public Schools 124 44
196 Northampton Public Schools 234 44
196 Oxford Public Schools 153 44
196 Ware Public Schools 82 44
202 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 86 43
202 Gardner Public Schools 232 43
202 Gloucester Public Schools 259 43
202 Holyoke Community Charter 37 43
202 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 165 43
202 Peabody Public Schools 513 43
202 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 51 43
202 Tewksbury Public Schools 372 43
202 Weymouth Public Schools 544 43
202 Woburn Public Schools 357 43
212 Cambridge Public Schools 396 42
212 Harwich Public Schools 105 42
212 Stoneham Public Schools 220 42
212 Winchendon Public Schools 126 42
212 Winthrop Public Schools 162 42
217 Greenfield Public Schools 99 41
217 Randolph Public Schools 250 41
219 Adams-Cheshire Regional 120 40
219 Clarksburg Public Schools 38 40
219 Millbury Public Schools 144 40
219 Pittsfield Public Schools 458 40
219 Rockland Public Schools 171 40
224 Middleborough Public Schools 320 39
224 Quaboag Regional, Warre 128 39
226 Clinton Public Schools 157 38
226 Haverhill Public Schools 588 38
226 Leominster Public Schools 489 38
226 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 105 38
226 North Brookfield Public Schools 59 38
226 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 124 38
226 Swansea Public Schools 191 38
226 Taunton Public Schools 670 38
234 Malden Public Schools 469 37
234 Palmer Public Schools 178 37
234 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 72 37
237 Methuen Public Schools 605 36
237 West Boylston Public Schools 92 36
237 Westfield Public Schools 501 36
240 Dracut Public Schools 354 35
240 Hudson Public Schools 232 35
240 Monson Public Schools 121 35
243 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 118 34
243 Revere Public Schools 454 34
243 Salem Public Schools 324 34
243 Saugus Public Schools 238 34
247 Gateway Regional, Huntington 109 33
247 Granville Public Schools 21 33
247 Lee Public Schools 67 33
247 Mashpee Public Schools 154 33
251 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 50 32
251 Chicopee Public Schools 592 32
253 Lowell Public Schools 1081 31
253 Nantucket Public Schools 84 31
253 Somerville Public Schools 320 31
256 Boston Public Schools 3972 28
256 Brockton Public Schools 1144 28
256 Everett Public Schools 404 28
256 Fitchburg Public Schools 382 28
256 Hull Public Schools 99 28
256 Lynn Public Schools 904 28
256 Worcester Public Schools 1600 28
263 Athol-Royalston Regional 154 27
263 Chelsea Public Schools 360 27
263 Gill-Montague Regional 104 27
263 Lowell Community Charter 68 27
263 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 61 27
268 Fall River Public Schools 833 26
269 South Shore Charter, Hull 39 24
269 Southbridge Public Schools 170 24
271 Holbrook Public Schools 98 23
271 Webster Public Schools 142 23
273 New Bedford Public Schools 1009 22
273 North Adams Public Schools 109 22
275 Florida Public Schools 14 21
275 Uphams Corner Charter, South Boston 40 21
275 Wareham Public Schools 246 21
278 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 76 20
279 Community Charter School of Cambridge 58 14
279 Holyoke Public Schools 458 14
279 Lawrence Public Schools 1011 14
282 Springfield Public Schools 1878 11

8th Grade Science

2009
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Harvard Public Schools 121 86
2 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 47 83
3 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 47 79
3 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 344 79
5 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 40 78
6 Carlisle Public Schools 101 77
6 Westford Public Schools 439 77
8 Lexington Public Schools 521 76
9 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 70 75
9 Medfield Public Schools 248 75
9 Westborough Public Schools 264 75
12 Acton-Boxborough Regional 495 74
12 Dover-Sherborn Regional 182 74
14 Groton-Dunstable Regional 240 73
14 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 22 73
14 Wayland Public Schools 244 73
14 Winchester Public Schools 318 73
18 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 120 71
18 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 14 71
18 Weston Public Schools 187 71
21 Longmeadow Public Schools 265 70
21 Marblehead Public Schools 228 70
21 Northborough Public Schools 201 70
21 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 50 70
25 Concord Public Schools 199 69
26 Belmont Public Schools 277 68
26 Sharon Public Schools 320 68
28 Duxbury Public Schools 262 67
28 Hadley Public Schools 49 67
28 Sudbury Public Schools 354 67
31 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 69 66
31 Rockport Public Schools 90 66
31 Tisbury Public Schools 41 66
34 Ipswich Public Schools 173 65
34 Nauset Regional, Orleans 158 65
34 Needham Public Schools 352 65
34 Reading Public Schools 364 65
38 Andover Public Schools 524 64
38 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 203 64
38 Richmond Public Schools 19 64
38 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 588 64
42 Arlington Public Schools 350 63
42 Littleton Public Schools 106 63
42 Scituate Public Schools 250 63
42 Westwood Public Schools 228 63
46 Franklin Public Schools 532 62
47 Grafton Public Schools 214 61
47 Marblehead Community Charter 36 61
47 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 251 61
47 Sutton Public Schools 143 61
51 Newton Public Schools 806 60
51 North Reading Public Schools 216 60
51 Norwell Public Schools 183 60
51 Shrewsbury Public Schools 492 60
55 Southborough Public Schools 185 59
56 Berlin-Boylston Regional 82 58
56 Brookline Public Schools 381 58
56 Hanover Public Schools 221 58
56 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 54 58
56 Medway Public Schools 239 58
56 Natick Public Schools 343 58
56 Swampscott Public Schools 210 58
56 West Bridgewater Public Schools 109 58
64 Canton Public Schools 260 57
64 Foxborough Public Schools 231 57
64 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 163 57
64 Hingham Public Schools 302 57
64 Holliston Public Schools 234 57
64 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 268 57
64 Tyngsborough Public Schools 171 57
71 Bedford Public Schools 202 56
71 Lynnfield Public Schools 190 56
71 Mendon-Upton Regional 220 56
71 Westport Community Public Schools 156 56
75 Cohasset Public Schools 105 55
75 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 20 55
75 Easton Public Schools 317 55
75 Georgetown Public Schools 117 55
75 North Attleborough Public Schools 394 55
80 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 59 54
80 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 482 54
80 Milford Public Schools 315 54
80 Walpole Public Schools 284 54
84 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 69 53
84 Northbridge Public Schools 203 53
84 Seekonk Public Schools 184 53
87 Chatham Public Schools 56 52
87 Hopkinton Public Schools 263 52
87 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 54 52
90 Amherst-Pelham Regional 289 51
90 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 303 51
90 Maynard Public Schools 96 51
90 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 217 51
94 Burlington Public Schools 284 50
94 East Bridgewater Public Schools 192 50
94 Southwick-Tolland Regional 144 50
97 Amesbury Public Schools 179 49
97 Dartmouth Public Schools 333 49
97 Edgartown Public Schools 35 49
97 Millis Public Schools 96 49
97 Newburyport Public Schools 188 49
97 Plymouth Public Schools 630 49
103 Berkley Public Schools 108 48
103 Chelmsford Public Schools 416 48
103 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 403 48
103 Leicester Public Schools 150 48
103 North Andover Public Schools 351 48
103 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 329 48
103 Somerset Public Schools 218 48
110 East Longmeadow Public Schools 224 47
110 Hopedale Public Schools 102 47
110 Mansfield Public Schools 401 47
110 Marshfield Public Schools 352 47
110 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 355 47
110 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 28 47
110 Swansea Public Schools 190 47
110 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 348 47
118 Auburn Public Schools 204 46
118 Bellingham Public Schools 193 46
118 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 61 46
118 Dudley-Charlton Regional 330 46
118 Gill-Montague Regional 104 46
123 Barnstable Public Schools 452 45
123 Clinton Public Schools 157 45
123 Lincoln Public Schools 120 45
123 Manchester Essex Regional 112 45
123 Wilmington Public Schools 330 45
128 Acushnet Public Schools 116 44
128 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 296 44
128 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 274 44
128 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 107 44
128 Granby Public Schools 103 44
128 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 165 44
128 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 303 44
128 Wellesley Public Schools 318 44
136 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 71 43
136 Melrose Public Schools 260 43
136 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 51 43
136 Sandwich Public Schools 322 43
136 South Hadley Public Schools 163 43
136 Stoughton Public Schools 300 43
136 Uxbridge Public Schools 171 43
136 West Springfield Public Schools 321 43
136 Weymouth Public Schools 543 43
145 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 236 42
145 North Brookfield Public Schools 59 42
145 Norwood Public Schools 283 42
145 Quincy Public Schools 671 42
145 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 59 42
145 Triton Regional, Byfield 208 42
151 Billerica Public Schools 527 41
151 Boston Collegiate Charter 61 41
151 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 78 41
151 Fairhaven Public Schools 192 41
151 Harwich Public Schools 105 41
151 Northampton Public Schools 234 41
151 Pembroke Public Schools 248 41
158 Agawam Public Schools 368 40
158 Braintree Public Schools 445 40
158 Middleborough Public Schools 320 40
158 Provincetown Public Schools 20 40
158 Woburn Public Schools 357 40
163 Ashland Public Schools 201 39
163 Danvers Public Schools 297 39
163 Framingham Public Schools 629 39
163 Hatfield Public Schools 36 39
163 Millbury Public Schools 143 39
163 Peabody Public Schools 511 39
169 Carver Public Schools 176 38
169 Dedham Public Schools 213 38
169 Douglas Public Schools 121 38
169 Lunenburg Public Schools 136 38
169 Medford Public Schools 322 38
169 Norton Public Schools 258 38
169 West Boylston Public Schools 91 38
176 Avon Public Schools 64 37
176 Belchertown Public Schools 226 37
176 Beverly Public Schools 321 37
176 Blackstone-Millville Regional 192 37
176 Bourne Public Schools 211 37
176 Foxborough Regional Charter 87 37
176 Ludlow Public Schools 258 37
176 Milton Public Schools 292 37
176 Palmer Public Schools 178 37
176 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 123 37
176 Wakefield Public Schools 273 37
176 Watertown Public Schools 191 37
188 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 36 36
188 Lenox Public Schools 62 36
188 Nantucket Public Schools 84 36
188 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 59 36
188 Tewksbury Public Schools 370 36
193 Attleboro Public Schools 488 35
193 Falmouth Public Schools 305 35
193 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 147 35
193 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 105 35
193 Quabbin Regional, Barre 274 35
193 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 65 35
193 Waltham Public Schools 364 35
200 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 139 34
200 Gardner Public Schools 226 34
202 Ayer Public Schools 83 33
202 Granville Public Schools 21 33
202 Oxford Public Schools 152 33
202 Stoneham Public Schools 220 33
202 Winthrop Public Schools 161 33
207 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 84 32
207 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 106 32
207 Shirley Public Schools 65 32
207 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 149 32
207 Taunton Public Schools 669 32
212 Abington Public Schools 204 31
212 Westfield Public Schools 500 31
214 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 53 30
214 Athol-Royalston Regional 152 30
214 Easthampton Public Schools 124 30
214 Malden Public Schools 469 30
214 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 93 30
214 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 61 30
220 Cambridge Public Schools 396 29
220 Florida Public Schools 14 29
220 Haverhill Public Schools 587 29
220 Leominster Public Schools 489 29
220 Mashpee Public Schools 154 29
220 Monson Public Schools 122 29
220 Randolph Public Schools 250 29
220 Revere Public Schools 453 29
220 Winchendon Public Schools 126 29
229 Dracut Public Schools 355 28
229 Gloucester Public Schools 257 28
229 Lee Public Schools 67 28
229 Marlborough Public Schools 404 28
229 Rockland Public Schools 169 28
234 Lawrence Family Development Charter 48 27
235 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 130 26
235 Clarksburg Public Schools 38 26
235 Wareham Public Schools 244 26
238 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 68 25
239 Pittsfield Public Schools 457 24
239 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 76 24
239 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 72 24
239 Somerville Public Schools 319 24
239 South Shore Charter, Hull 39 24
244 Hudson Public Schools 232 23
244 Hull Public Schools 99 23
244 North Adams Public Schools 110 23
244 Quaboag Regional, Warre 128 23
244 Saugus Public Schools 238 23
244 Ware Public Schools 81 23
250 Everett Public Schools 404 22
251 Salem Public Schools 324 21
252 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 50 20
252 Fall River Public Schools 831 20
252 Lowell Public Schools 1081 20
255 Methuen Public Schools 605 19
256 Adams-Cheshire Regional 120 18
256 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 117 18
256 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 119 18
256 Webster Public Schools 143 18
256 Worcester Public Schools 1591 18
261 Lynn Public Schools 900 17
261 Southbridge Public Schools 169 17
263 Chicopee Public Schools 593 16
263 Edward Brooke Charter, Brighton 38 16
263 Gateway Regional, Huntington 109 16
266 Brockton Public Schools 1143 15
266 Fitchburg Public Schools 382 15
266 Lowell Community Charter 68 15
269 Chelsea Public Schools 357 14
269 Greenfield Public Schools 95 14
271 New Bedford Public Schools 1000 12
272 Holbrook Public Schools 98 11
272 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 36 11
274 Boston Public Schools 3908 10
275 Holyoke Public Schools 457 8
275 Springfield Public Schools 1884 8
277 Community Charter School of Cambridge 54 6
277 Holyoke Community Charter 36 6
277 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 76 6
280 Lawrence Public Schools 1004 5
281 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 60 3