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Top-achieving 5th grades by district

This chart show how school systems performed overall on the 5th-grade MCAS exams given in the spring of 2010. Boston.com ranked them by adding together the percentage of students who scored either "advanced" or "proficient" in English, Math, and Science. 300 is the highest possible score.

2010
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Boxborough Public Schools 79 270
2 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 51 265
3 Sudbury Public Schools 404 264
4 Truro Public Schools 22 262
4 Weston Public Schools 185 262
6 Winchester Public Schools 329 261
7 Westford Public Schools 399 259
8 Brewster Public Schools 75 257
8 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 53 257
8 Lexington Public Schools 487 257
11 Sherborn Public Schools 92 254
12 Norwell Public Schools 216 253
13 Harvard Public Schools 102 252
13 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 41 252
13 Westwood Public Schools 266 252
16 Marion Public Schools 50 250
16 Scituate Public Schools 301 250
16 Westhampton Public Schools 18 250
19 Concord Public Schools 211 249
20 Conway Public Schools 19 248
20 Dover Public Schools 96 248
22 Hopkinton Public Schools 253 247
23 Andover Public Schools 525 245
23 Hingham Public Schools 336 245
25 Groton-Dunstable Regional 243 244
25 Topsfield Public Schools 93 244
27 Carlisle Public Schools 95 242
27 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 17 242
27 Shutesbury Public Schools 12 242
30 Arlington Public Schools 359 241
30 Eastham Public Schools 32 241
30 Newton Public Schools 887 241
33 Brimfield Public Schools 50 238
33 Hatfield Public Schools 36 238
35 Acton Public Schools 395 237
35 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 24 237
35 Granville Public Schools 16 237
35 Middleton Public Schools 123 237
39 Lynnfield Public Schools 190 236
39 Westborough Public Schools 247 236
41 Cohasset Public Schools 124 235
42 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 280 234
42 Needham Public Schools 444 234
44 Brookline Public Schools 421 233
44 Franklin Public Schools 484 233
44 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 147 233
44 Medway Public Schools 214 233
44 Shrewsbury Public Schools 484 233
49 Belmont Public Schools 307 232
49 Sharon Public Schools 244 232
49 Wayland Public Schools 202 232
52 Canton Public Schools 230 231
52 Hadley Public Schools 52 231
54 Nahant Public Schools 37 229
54 Natick Public Schools 368 229
56 Norfolk Public Schools 135 228
56 Orleans Public Schools 29 228
58 Holliston Public Schools 207 227
59 Boxford Public Schools 147 226
60 Bedford Public Schools 196 225
60 Wellesley Public Schools 399 225
60 Wellfleet Public Schools 24 225
63 Brookfield Public Schools 46 224
63 Marblehead Public Schools 265 224
63 Walpole Public Schools 324 224
66 Sturbridge Public Schools 120 223
67 Rochester Public Schools 79 222
67 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 602 222
69 Northborough Public Schools 229 221
69 Wrentham Public Schools 192 221
71 North Reading Public Schools 215 220
72 Millis Public Schools 102 219
73 Berlin Public Schools 38 217
73 Duxbury Public Schools 281 217
73 North Attleborough Public Schools 372 217
76 Granby Public Schools 96 216
76 Marblehead Community Charter 46 216
78 Braintree Public Schools 432 215
78 Marshfield Public Schools 373 215
78 Reading Public Schools 392 215
78 Triton Regional, Byfield 242 215
82 Blackstone-Millville Regional 178 214
82 Longmeadow Public Schools 225 214
82 Mattapoisett Public Schools 80 214
82 Norton Public Schools 229 214
82 Wales Public Schools 24 214
87 Deerfield Public Schools 68 213
87 Edgartown Public Schools 37 213
87 Hanover Public Schools 232 213
90 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 278 212
90 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 84 212
92 Easton Public Schools 307 211
92 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 19 211
92 Ipswich Public Schools 182 211
92 Williamsburg Public Schools 21 211
92 Williamstown Public Schools 49 211
97 Auburn Public Schools 173 210
97 Dedham Public Schools 237 210
97 Douglas Public Schools 142 210
97 Erving Public Schools 23 210
97 Southborough Public Schools 175 210
102 Milton Public Schools 297 209
102 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 61 209
104 Lincoln Public Schools 118 208
105 Littleton Public Schools 139 207
105 Mendon-Upton Regional 216 207
107 Chelmsford Public Schools 398 206
107 East Bridgewater Public Schools 222 206
107 Grafton Public Schools 235 206
107 Medfield Public Schools 250 206
107 Whately Public Schools 15 206
112 Melrose Public Schools 296 205
113 Leverett Public Schools 17 204
114 Avon Public Schools 61 203
114 Mansfield Public Schools 390 203
114 Rockport Public Schools 69 203
117 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 47 202
118 Hawlemont Regional, Shelburne Falls 14 201
118 Stoneham Public Schools 222 201
118 Tyngsborough Public Schools 155 201
121 Burlington Public Schools 293 200
121 East Longmeadow Public Schools 222 200
121 Somerset Public Schools 196 200
124 Ashland Public Schools 207 199
124 Barnstable Horace Mann Charter 371 199
124 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 272 199
124 New Salem-Wendell Regional 17 199
128 Amherst Public Schools 193 198
129 Plympton Public Schools 29 197
129 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 35 197
129 Swampscott Public Schools 164 197
129 Wilmington Public Schools 322 197
133 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 249 196
133 Hopedale Public Schools 94 196
133 Southampton Public Schools 83 196
136 Farmington River Regional, Otis 20 195
137 Amesbury Public Schools 204 194
137 Boylston Public Schools 46 194
137 Dudley-Charlton Regional 334 194
140 Manchester Essex Regional 108 193
140 North Andover Public Schools 361 193
140 Wakefield Public Schools 246 193
140 Westport Community Public Schools 135 193
140 Woburn Public Schools 352 193
145 Milford Public Schools 318 192
145 Richmond Public Schools 26 192
145 Sandwich Public Schools 285 192
145 Southwick-Tolland Regional 138 192
145 Tisbury Public Schools 36 192
145 West Boylston Public Schools 82 192
151 Plymouth Public Schools 549 191
152 Holland Public Schools 41 190
152 Lunenburg Public Schools 128 190
152 Pelham Public Schools 21 190
152 Sutton Public Schools 124 190
156 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 160 189
156 Kingston Public Schools 169 189
158 Chatham Public Schools 59 188
158 Norwood Public Schools 229 188
158 Pembroke Public Schools 288 188
158 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 334 188
162 Danvers Public Schools 297 187
163 Falmouth Public Schools 275 186
163 Petersham Public Schools 14 186
163 Plainville Public Schools 110 186
166 Bellingham Public Schools 195 183
166 Swansea Public Schools 162 183
168 Dartmouth Public Schools 321 182
168 Holbrook Public Schools 102 182
170 Sunderland Public Schools 17 181
171 Acushnet Public Schools 119 180
172 Agawam Public Schools 343 179
172 Millbury Public Schools 135 179
172 Northbridge Public Schools 176 179
172 Seekonk Public Schools 165 179
172 Weymouth Public Schools 518 179
177 Newburyport Public Schools 165 178
177 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 323 178
179 Halifax Public Schools 105 177
179 Hull Public Schools 92 177
179 Leicester Public Schools 139 177
182 Boston Collegiate Charter 99 176
182 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 89 176
184 Beverly Public Schools 321 175
184 Lanesborough Public Schools 41 175
184 Lenox Public Schools 63 175
187 Attleboro Public Schools 439 174
187 Foxborough Regional Charter 110 174
189 Fairhaven Public Schools 155 173
189 Gateway Regional, Huntington 80 173
189 Watertown Public Schools 170 173
192 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 83 172
193 Foxborough Public Schools 232 171
193 Hudson Public Schools 209 171
193 Uxbridge Public Schools 163 171
196 Florida Public Schools 10 170
196 Georgetown Public Schools 127 170
196 Maynard Public Schools 92 170
196 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 67 170
196 West Bridgewater Public Schools 102 170
196 West Springfield Public Schools 282 170
202 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 525 167
202 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 101 167
204 Billerica Public Schools 507 166
204 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 269 166
206 Carver Public Schools 164 165
207 Peabody Public Schools 472 164
208 Leominster Public Schools 477 163
208 Saugus Public Schools 243 163
208 South Hadley Public Schools 164 163
211 Abington Public Schools 173 162
211 Pittsfield Public Schools 439 162
211 Stoughton Public Schools 297 162
214 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 61 161
215 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 191 160
215 Medford Public Schools 325 160
215 Oxford Public Schools 148 160
215 Quabbin Regional, Barre 212 160
219 Belchertown Public Schools 190 159
219 Framingham Public Schools 641 159
221 Westfield Public Schools 408 158
222 Cambridge Public Schools 402 157
222 Marlborough Public Schools 381 157
222 Quincy Public Schools 606 157
222 South Shore Charter, Hull 41 157
226 Gloucester Public Schools 245 156
226 Northampton Public Schools 218 156
228 Taunton Public Schools 643 155
229 Ayer Public Schools 94 153
229 Palmer Public Schools 143 153
231 Lee Public Schools 57 152
231 Mashpee Public Schools 124 152
231 Middleborough Public Schools 274 152
231 Revere Public Schools 473 152
231 Waltham Public Schools 357 152
236 Clinton Public Schools 151 151
236 Tewksbury Public Schools 368 151
238 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 126 150
238 North Adams Public Schools 119 150
240 Gill-Montague Regional 86 149
240 Nantucket Public Schools 85 149
242 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 188 148
242 Ware Public Schools 101 148
244 Bourne Public Schools 190 147
245 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 129 146
246 Dracut Public Schools 322 145
246 Winthrop Public Schools 149 145
248 Clarksburg Public Schools 21 144
248 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 280 144
250 Berkley Public Schools 108 143
250 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 79 143
252 Ludlow Public Schools 236 142
253 Provincetown Public Schools 12 141
254 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 35 140
255 Rockland Public Schools 185 139
255 Wareham Public Schools 249 139
257 Harwich Public Schools 108 138
258 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 42 137
259 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 96 135
259 North Brookfield Public Schools 48 135
259 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 72 135
262 Malden Public Schools 463 134
263 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 120 133
264 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 82 132
264 Quaboag Regional, Warre 109 132
266 Shirley Public Schools 58 131
267 Adams-Cheshire Regional 118 130
268 Orange Public Schools 96 129
269 Greenfield Public Schools 131 128
269 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 100 128
271 Chesterfield-Goshen Regional 19 127
271 Lawrence Family Development Charter 59 127
271 Salem Public Schools 329 127
274 Randolph Public Schools 225 126
275 Somerville Public Schools 349 125
276 Easthampton Public Schools 117 123
276 Haverhill Public Schools 514 123
278 Conservatory Lab Charter, Brighton 19 122
278 Monson Public Schools 120 122
278 Winchendon Public Schools 135 122
281 Athol-Royalston Regional 107 121
281 Gardner Public Schools 187 121
283 Boston Renaissance Charter 93 119
284 Southbridge Public Schools 175 118
285 Chicopee Public Schools 555 117
285 Methuen Public Schools 576 117
287 Worcester Public Schools 1,597 115
288 Everett Public Schools 400 114
288 Lynn Public Schools 901 114
290 New Bedford Public Schools 972 109
291 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 123 105
292 Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter, Haverhill 95 101
293 Boston Public Schools 3,795 100
293 Fitchburg Public Schools 395 100
295 Webster Public Schools 142 98
296 Fall River Public Schools 773 96
297 Brockton Public Schools 1,196 95
298 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 18 94
299 Lowell Community Charter 82 92
300 Chelsea Public Schools 379 87
300 Lowell Public Schools 1,013 87
302 Springfield Public Schools 1,868 86
303 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 29 83
304 Martin Luther King Charter, Springfield 37 82
305 Holyoke Community Charter 73 75
305 Lawrence Public Schools 934 75
307 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 76 58
308 Holyoke Public Schools 393 56