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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 2010. 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.

English | Mathematics | Science and Technology

8th Grade English

2010
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 24 100
2 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 15 100
2 Tisbury Public Schools 23 100
4 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 143 98
4 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 50 98
6 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 35 97
6 Harvard Public Schools 101 97
6 Longmeadow Public Schools 236 97
9 Belmont Public Schools 293 96
9 Dover-Sherborn Regional 167 96
9 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 72 96
9 Hopkinton Public Schools 293 96
9 Ipswich Public Schools 183 96
9 Sudbury Public Schools 369 96
9 Swampscott Public Schools 191 96
16 Cohasset Public Schools 110 95
16 Concord Public Schools 224 95
16 Hingham Public Schools 289 95
16 Lexington Public Schools 500 95
16 Northborough Public Schools 224 95
16 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 75 95
16 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 61 95
16 Wayland Public Schools 205 95
16 Wellesley Public Schools 384 95
16 Westford Public Schools 416 95
16 Weston Public Schools 227 95
16 Winchester Public Schools 309 95
28 Manchester Essex Regional 110 94
28 Norwell Public Schools 174 94
30 Acton-Boxborough Regional 507 93
30 Arlington Public Schools 341 93
30 Carlisle Public Schools 85 93
30 Holliston Public Schools 210 93
30 Lenox Public Schools 68 93
30 Lincoln Public Schools 106 93
30 Needham Public Schools 355 93
30 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 44 93
30 Reading Public Schools 349 93
30 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 56 93
30 Sharon Public Schools 294 93
30 Southborough Public Schools 179 93
30 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 43 93
43 Andover Public Schools 493 92
43 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 76 92
43 Hanover Public Schools 233 92
43 Marblehead Public Schools 254 92
43 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 391 92
43 Medfield Public Schools 259 92
43 Nauset Regional, Orleans 187 92
43 Newburyport Public Schools 151 92
43 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 61 92
43 Scituate Public Schools 215 92
43 Westborough Public Schools 295 92
54 Brookline Public Schools 395 91
54 Chatham Public Schools 56 91
54 Chelmsford Public Schools 397 91
54 Duxbury Public Schools 232 91
54 Hadley Public Schools 53 91
54 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 173 91
54 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 310 91
54 Marblehead Community Charter 45 91
54 Newton Public Schools 843 91
54 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 31 91
54 Shrewsbury Public Schools 441 91
54 Sutton Public Schools 133 91
54 Walpole Public Schools 285 91
67 Amherst-Pelham Regional 232 90
67 Bedford Public Schools 190 90
67 Easton Public Schools 324 90
67 Groton-Dunstable Regional 230 90
67 Lynnfield Public Schools 176 90
67 Medway Public Schools 207 90
67 Natick Public Schools 344 90
67 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 261 90
67 Rockport Public Schools 80 90
67 Westwood Public Schools 215 90
77 East Bridgewater Public Schools 235 89
77 Franklin Public Schools 509 89
77 Marshfield Public Schools 377 89
77 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 244 89
77 North Andover Public Schools 357 89
77 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 343 89
77 Southwick-Tolland Regional 142 89
77 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 579 89
85 Ashland Public Schools 209 88
85 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 80 88
85 Grafton Public Schools 228 88
85 Lunenburg Public Schools 141 88
85 Mansfield Public Schools 411 88
85 Milford Public Schools 336 88
85 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 210 88
85 South Shore Charter, Hull 41 88
93 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 177 87
93 Berlin-Boylston Regional 81 87
93 Braintree Public Schools 421 87
93 Canton Public Schools 224 87
93 Dudley-Charlton Regional 340 87
93 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 99 87
93 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 397 87
93 Mendon-Upton Regional 236 87
93 Milton Public Schools 273 87
93 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 120 87
93 Quabbin Regional, Barre 250 87
93 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 306 87
93 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 63 87
93 West Bridgewater Public Schools 118 87
107 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 116 86
107 Acushnet Public Schools 122 86
107 Adams-Cheshire Regional 128 86
107 Avon Public Schools 66 86
107 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 43 86
107 Burlington Public Schools 299 86
107 Nantucket Public Schools 87 86
107 North Attleborough Public Schools 398 86
107 Plymouth Public Schools 588 86
107 Richmond Public Schools 22 86
107 Sandwich Public Schools 308 86
118 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 71 85
118 Bourne Public Schools 190 85
118 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 75 85
118 Dedham Public Schools 247 85
118 Edgartown Public Schools 32 85
118 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 296 85
118 Granby Public Schools 90 85
118 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 101 85
118 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 146 85
118 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 33 85
118 Wilmington Public Schools 309 85
129 Auburn Public Schools 199 84
129 Danvers Public Schools 293 84
129 Dartmouth Public Schools 378 84
129 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 257 84
129 East Longmeadow Public Schools 213 84
129 Foxborough Public Schools 218 84
129 Harwich Public Schools 98 84
129 Leicester Public Schools 154 84
129 Littleton Public Schools 122 84
129 North Reading Public Schools 238 84
129 Northbridge Public Schools 199 84
129 Stoneham Public Schools 216 84
129 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 371 84
142 Ayer Public Schools 66 83
142 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 99 83
142 Foxborough Regional Charter 98 83
142 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 136 83
142 Hopedale Public Schools 99 83
142 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 70 83
142 Melrose Public Schools 308 83
142 Triton Regional, Byfield 227 83
142 Wakefield Public Schools 242 83
151 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 44 82
151 Billerica Public Schools 520 82
151 Carver Public Schools 156 82
151 Hudson Public Schools 251 82
151 Maynard Public Schools 97 82
151 Millbury Public Schools 135 82
151 Northampton Public Schools 196 82
151 Pembroke Public Schools 280 82
151 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 67 82
151 Seekonk Public Schools 202 82
151 Somerset Public Schools 222 82
151 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 260 82
151 Tewksbury Public Schools 363 82
164 Bellingham Public Schools 191 81
164 Georgetown Public Schools 134 81
164 Granville Public Schools 21 81
164 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 157 81
164 Millis Public Schools 126 81
164 North Brookfield Public Schools 52 81
164 Norwood Public Schools 288 81
164 Woburn Public Schools 326 81
172 Beverly Public Schools 329 80
172 Community Charter School of Cambridge 40 80
172 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 35 80
172 Norton Public Schools 249 80
172 Quincy Public Schools 626 80
172 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 60 80
172 South Hadley Public Schools 170 80
179 Barnstable Public Schools 419 79
179 Berkley Public Schools 92 79
179 Douglas Public Schools 157 79
179 Monson Public Schools 97 79
179 Peabody Public Schools 523 79
179 Tyngsborough Public Schools 169 79
185 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 64 78
185 Amesbury Public Schools 197 78
185 Boston Collegiate Charter 60 78
185 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 161 78
185 Clarksburg Public Schools 14 78
185 Florida Public Schools 14 78
185 Hull Public Schools 89 78
185 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 18 78
185 Stoughton Public Schools 269 78
185 Westport Community Public Schools 178 78
185 Weymouth Public Schools 515 78
196 Abington Public Schools 187 77
196 Agawam Public Schools 376 77
196 Belchertown Public Schools 235 77
196 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 267 77
196 Framingham Public Schools 589 77
196 Gardner Public Schools 200 77
196 Gateway Regional, Huntington 104 77
196 Rockland Public Schools 197 77
196 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 123 77
196 Shirley Public Schools 56 77
206 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 478 76
206 Mashpee Public Schools 128 76
206 Middleborough Public Schools 287 76
206 Revere Public Schools 438 76
206 Swansea Public Schools 175 76
206 Waltham Public Schools 345 76
206 West Boylston Public Schools 84 76
213 Attleboro Public Schools 478 75
213 Blackstone-Millville Regional 195 75
213 Cambridge Public Schools 387 75
213 Clinton Public Schools 135 75
213 Falmouth Public Schools 274 75
213 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 16 75
213 Uxbridge Public Schools 157 75
213 Ware Public Schools 106 75
213 Westfield Public Schools 532 75
222 Easthampton Public Schools 129 74
222 Pittsfield Public Schools 478 74
224 Malden Public Schools 481 73
224 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 61 73
224 Watertown Public Schools 201 73
227 Dracut Public Schools 393 72
227 Gloucester Public Schools 269 72
227 Oxford Public Schools 168 72
227 Palmer Public Schools 167 72
227 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 101 72
227 Taunton Public Schools 664 72
227 West Springfield Public Schools 286 72
234 Medford Public Schools 373 71
234 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 75 71
234 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 162 71
237 Ludlow Public Schools 264 70
237 Methuen Public Schools 624 70
237 Quaboag Regional, Warre 101 70
237 Saugus Public Schools 232 70
241 Athol-Royalston Regional 128 69
241 Chicopee Public Schools 534 69
241 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 59 69
241 Hatfield Public Schools 35 69
241 Wareham Public Schools 261 69
241 Winchendon Public Schools 127 69
241 Winthrop Public Schools 156 69
248 Lee Public Schools 75 68
248 Leominster Public Schools 465 68
248 Marlborough Public Schools 349 68
248 Randolph Public Schools 256 68
248 Southbridge Public Schools 175 68
253 Gill-Montague Regional 77 67
253 Haverhill Public Schools 604 67
253 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 148 67
256 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 107 66
257 Fairhaven Public Schools 174 65
257 Lawrence Family Development Charter 46 65
259 Provincetown Public Schools 14 64
260 Brockton Public Schools 1,239 63
260 Holbrook Public Schools 102 63
262 Everett Public Schools 400 62
262 Fall River Public Schools 722 62
262 Holyoke Community Charter 42 62
265 Lowell Community Charter 56 61
265 Lynn Public Schools 910 61
265 Salem Public Schools 296 61
265 Worcester Public Schools 1,519 61
269 Somerville Public Schools 315 60
270 Chelsea Public Schools 376 59
270 Lowell Public Schools 1,122 59
272 Boston Public Schools 3,821 58
272 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 78 58
272 Webster Public Schools 163 58
275 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 46 56
276 Greenfield Public Schools 115 53
277 Fitchburg Public Schools 358 52
277 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 65 52
279 Lawrence Public Schools 1,017 50
280 New Bedford Public Schools 958 49
280 North Adams Public Schools 117 49
280 Springfield Public Schools 1,687 49
283 Holyoke Public Schools 470 44
 

8th Grade Math

2010
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 24 96
2 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 35 95
3 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 50 90
4 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 43 89
5 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 31 87
6 Westford Public Schools 417 86
7 Carlisle Public Schools 84 84
7 Lexington Public Schools 501 84
7 Sudbury Public Schools 370 84
7 Tisbury Public Schools 25 84
11 Dover-Sherborn Regional 167 83
12 Needham Public Schools 354 82
12 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 56 82
12 Wayland Public Schools 205 82
12 Winchester Public Schools 308 82
16 Acton-Boxborough Regional 508 81
16 Harvard Public Schools 101 81
16 Longmeadow Public Schools 235 81
19 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 242 80
20 Cohasset Public Schools 110 79
21 Belmont Public Schools 294 77
21 Groton-Dunstable Regional 230 77
21 Marblehead Public Schools 253 77
21 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 392 77
21 Newton Public Schools 846 77
21 Weston Public Schools 227 77
27 Andover Public Schools 492 76
27 Hopkinton Public Schools 293 76
27 Medfield Public Schools 260 76
27 Reading Public Schools 350 76
27 Wellesley Public Schools 387 76
27 Westborough Public Schools 295 76
33 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 143 75
33 Brookline Public Schools 396 75
33 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 209 75
33 Shrewsbury Public Schools 442 75
37 Holliston Public Schools 211 74
37 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 70 74
37 Manchester Essex Regional 110 74
37 Milton Public Schools 274 74
37 Norwell Public Schools 173 74
37 Sharon Public Schools 295 74
43 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 173 73
43 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 15 73
43 Ipswich Public Schools 183 73
46 Bedford Public Schools 190 72
46 Hingham Public Schools 290 72
46 Lynnfield Public Schools 176 72
46 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 33 72
50 Boston Collegiate Charter 60 71
50 Easton Public Schools 323 71
50 Natick Public Schools 344 71
50 Sutton Public Schools 133 71
54 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 43 70
54 Braintree Public Schools 422 70
54 Concord Public Schools 224 70
54 Duxbury Public Schools 233 70
54 Lincoln Public Schools 106 70
54 Newburyport Public Schools 152 70
54 Westwood Public Schools 215 70
61 Amherst-Pelham Regional 231 69
61 Arlington Public Schools 340 69
61 Grafton Public Schools 229 69
61 Medway Public Schools 207 69
61 Northborough Public Schools 224 69
61 Wakefield Public Schools 241 69
67 Nauset Regional, Orleans 187 68
68 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 71 67
68 Canton Public Schools 225 67
68 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 310 67
68 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 257 67
68 Southborough Public Schools 179 67
68 West Bridgewater Public Schools 117 67
74 Berlin-Boylston Regional 83 66
74 Marshfield Public Schools 374 66
74 Scituate Public Schools 216 66
77 Auburn Public Schools 198 65
77 Clarksburg Public Schools 14 65
77 Franklin Public Schools 509 65
77 Lunenburg Public Schools 141 65
77 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 101 65
77 Rockport Public Schools 80 65
77 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 579 65
77 Wilmington Public Schools 307 65
85 Burlington Public Schools 300 64
85 Pembroke Public Schools 279 64
85 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 61 64
85 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 61 64
85 Sandwich Public Schools 306 64
90 Carver Public Schools 157 63
90 Chelmsford Public Schools 395 63
90 Foxborough Public Schools 218 63
90 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 297 63
90 Hudson Public Schools 249 63
90 Lawrence Family Development Charter 46 63
90 Mendon-Upton Regional 238 63
90 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 44 63
90 Southwick-Tolland Regional 142 63
90 Swampscott Public Schools 191 63
90 West Boylston Public Schools 84 63
101 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 76 62
101 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 71 62
101 Leicester Public Schools 154 62
101 North Attleborough Public Schools 396 62
105 Ashland Public Schools 210 61
105 East Bridgewater Public Schools 234 61
105 Hadley Public Schools 53 61
105 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 18 61
105 North Andover Public Schools 356 61
105 Walpole Public Schools 285 61
111 Avon Public Schools 66 60
111 Dartmouth Public Schools 377 60
111 Mansfield Public Schools 410 60
114 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 64 59
114 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 76 59
114 Plymouth Public Schools 584 59
117 Adams-Cheshire Regional 129 58
117 Billerica Public Schools 521 58
117 Bourne Public Schools 189 58
117 Marblehead Community Charter 45 58
117 North Reading Public Schools 238 58
117 Stoneham Public Schools 216 58
117 Stoughton Public Schools 269 58
124 Granby Public Schools 89 57
124 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 340 57
124 Triton Regional, Byfield 227 57
124 Tyngsborough Public Schools 169 57
128 Chatham Public Schools 54 56
128 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 257 56
128 Dudley-Charlton Regional 338 56
128 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 397 56
128 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 75 56
128 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 307 56
134 Attleboro Public Schools 475 55
134 Hanover Public Schools 233 55
134 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 99 55
134 Lenox Public Schools 68 55
134 Nantucket Public Schools 89 55
134 North Brookfield Public Schools 51 55
134 Norton Public Schools 248 55
141 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 177 54
141 Hull Public Schools 89 54
141 Pittsfield Public Schools 477 54
141 South Hadley Public Schools 170 54
141 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 259 54
146 Belchertown Public Schools 235 53
146 Bellingham Public Schools 190 53
146 Seekonk Public Schools 202 53
146 South Shore Charter, Hull 42 53
146 Waltham Public Schools 344 53
151 Amesbury Public Schools 198 52
151 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 100 52
151 East Longmeadow Public Schools 214 52
151 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 135 52
151 Hatfield Public Schools 35 52
151 Marlborough Public Schools 346 52
151 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 123 52
151 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 371 52
159 Beverly Public Schools 330 51
159 Danvers Public Schools 292 51
159 Framingham Public Schools 595 51
159 Georgetown Public Schools 135 51
159 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 157 51
159 Hopedale Public Schools 99 51
159 Melrose Public Schools 308 51
159 Milford Public Schools 337 51
159 Quabbin Regional, Barre 248 51
159 Quaboag Regional, Warre 101 51
159 Shirley Public Schools 56 51
159 West Springfield Public Schools 286 51
159 Westport Community Public Schools 178 51
172 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 477 50
172 Dedham Public Schools 248 50
172 Northbridge Public Schools 201 50
172 Richmond Public Schools 22 50
176 Barnstable Public Schools 420 49
176 Harwich Public Schools 98 49
176 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 148 49
176 Somerset Public Schools 221 49
180 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 116 48
180 Community Charter School of Cambridge 40 48
180 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 59 48
180 Medford Public Schools 376 48
180 Peabody Public Schools 522 48
180 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 67 48
180 Quincy Public Schools 625 48
187 Edgartown Public Schools 32 47
187 Falmouth Public Schools 275 47
187 Leominster Public Schools 465 47
187 Maynard Public Schools 96 47
187 Watertown Public Schools 202 47
192 Littleton Public Schools 122 46
192 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 121 46
192 Ware Public Schools 106 46
192 Woburn Public Schools 329 46
196 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 80 45
196 Ayer Public Schools 66 45
196 Berkley Public Schools 94 45
196 Cambridge Public Schools 388 45
196 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 74 45
196 Norwood Public Schools 289 45
196 Weymouth Public Schools 516 45
203 Foxborough Regional Charter 98 44
203 Randolph Public Schools 256 44
203 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 16 44
203 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 60 44
203 Uxbridge Public Schools 158 44
208 Abington Public Schools 186 43
208 Agawam Public Schools 377 43
208 Blackstone-Millville Regional 194 43
208 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 35 43
208 Malden Public Schools 480 43
208 Millbury Public Schools 135 43
208 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 106 43
208 Revere Public Schools 439 43
208 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 63 43
208 Tewksbury Public Schools 364 43
218 Acushnet Public Schools 122 42
218 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 269 42
218 Easthampton Public Schools 129 42
218 Lee Public Schools 76 42
218 Northampton Public Schools 195 42
223 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 163 41
223 Millis Public Schools 124 41
223 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 163 41
223 Westfield Public Schools 527 41
223 Winchendon Public Schools 126 41
228 Clinton Public Schools 135 40
228 Haverhill Public Schools 600 40
228 Methuen Public Schools 622 40
231 Rockland Public Schools 197 39
231 Swansea Public Schools 175 39
231 Winthrop Public Schools 155 39
234 Chicopee Public Schools 532 38
234 Douglas Public Schools 157 38
234 Fairhaven Public Schools 174 38
234 Mashpee Public Schools 128 38
234 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 99 38
239 Chelsea Public Schools 374 37
239 Fall River Public Schools 723 37
239 Gardner Public Schools 199 37
239 Gloucester Public Schools 264 37
239 Holbrook Public Schools 102 37
239 Taunton Public Schools 663 37
245 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 44 36
245 Florida Public Schools 14 36
245 Worcester Public Schools 1,503 36
248 Holyoke Community Charter 43 35
248 Middleborough Public Schools 288 35
250 Boston Public Schools 3,829 34
250 Lowell Public Schools 1,125 34
250 Oxford Public Schools 168 34
250 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 147 34
254 Athol-Royalston Regional 130 33
254 Dracut Public Schools 392 33
254 Gill-Montague Regional 79 33
254 Granville Public Schools 21 33
254 Monson Public Schools 99 33
254 Palmer Public Schools 166 33
254 Salem Public Schools 294 33
254 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 64 33
262 Everett Public Schools 401 32
262 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 47 32
262 Ludlow Public Schools 264 32
265 Brockton Public Schools 1,236 31
265 Fitchburg Public Schools 357 31
267 Lynn Public Schools 906 30
267 Saugus Public Schools 229 30
267 Somerville Public Schools 313 30
270 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 77 29
270 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 62 29
270 Wareham Public Schools 258 29
273 Gateway Regional, Huntington 104 28
274 Greenfield Public Schools 116 27
275 Lowell Community Charter 54 26
275 North Adams Public Schools 118 26
275 Southbridge Public Schools 175 26
278 New Bedford Public Schools 950 23
279 Lawrence Public Schools 1,012 20
280 Holyoke Public Schools 472 19
281 Webster Public Schools 162 18
282 Springfield Public Schools 1,676 16
283 Provincetown Public Schools 14 0

8th Grade Science

2010
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 15 87
2 Wayland Public Schools 205 80
3 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 42 79
4 Belmont Public Schools 294 78
4 Westford Public Schools 417 78
6 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 143 77
6 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 392 77
8 Harvard Public Schools 101 76
8 Winchester Public Schools 306 76
10 Weston Public Schools 227 75
11 Medfield Public Schools 260 74
12 Acton-Boxborough Regional 508 73
12 Lexington Public Schools 501 73
14 Groton-Dunstable Regional 230 72
14 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 44 72
16 Carlisle Public Schools 84 70
16 Concord Public Schools 224 70
16 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 50 70
16 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 61 70
20 Dover-Sherborn Regional 167 69
20 Easton Public Schools 322 69
20 Longmeadow Public Schools 234 69
23 Sudbury Public Schools 370 68
23 West Bridgewater Public Schools 117 68
25 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 173 67
25 Norwell Public Schools 173 67
25 Westborough Public Schools 295 67
28 Marblehead Public Schools 253 66
28 Nauset Regional, Orleans 187 66
28 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 258 66
31 Andover Public Schools 492 65
31 Ipswich Public Schools 182 65
31 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 243 65
31 Northborough Public Schools 224 65
35 Hingham Public Schools 290 64
35 Hopkinton Public Schools 293 64
35 Manchester Essex Regional 109 64
35 Needham Public Schools 354 64
35 Newton Public Schools 846 64
40 Arlington Public Schools 339 63
40 Canton Public Schools 226 63
40 Edgartown Public Schools 32 63
40 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 24 63
40 Grafton Public Schools 229 63
40 Natick Public Schools 344 63
40 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 579 63
47 Chelmsford Public Schools 395 62
47 Newburyport Public Schools 152 62
47 Sharon Public Schools 295 62
47 Shrewsbury Public Schools 440 62
47 Sutton Public Schools 132 62
52 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 177 61
52 Chatham Public Schools 54 61
52 Lincoln Public Schools 107 61
52 Westwood Public Schools 215 61
56 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 35 60
56 Medway Public Schools 207 60
56 Swampscott Public Schools 191 60
59 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 43 59
59 Cohasset Public Schools 110 59
59 Franklin Public Schools 508 59
59 Richmond Public Schools 22 59
59 Rockport Public Schools 80 59
64 Berlin-Boylston Regional 81 58
65 Bedford Public Schools 190 57
65 Brookline Public Schools 395 57
65 Foxborough Public Schools 218 57
65 Scituate Public Schools 217 57
69 Amherst-Pelham Regional 230 56
69 Dartmouth Public Schools 377 56
69 Lynnfield Public Schools 176 56
72 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 80 55
72 Duxbury Public Schools 234 55
72 Reading Public Schools 350 55
72 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 31 55
76 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 76 54
76 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 72 54
76 Hanover Public Schools 233 54
76 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 397 54
76 Lenox Public Schools 68 54
76 Mendon-Upton Regional 237 54
82 Barnstable Public Schools 417 53
82 Holliston Public Schools 211 53
82 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 209 53
82 Tyngsborough Public Schools 169 53
86 Braintree Public Schools 421 52
86 Granby Public Schools 89 52
86 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 308 52
86 West Boylston Public Schools 84 52
90 Bourne Public Schools 189 51
90 Hadley Public Schools 53 51
90 Littleton Public Schools 122 51
90 North Andover Public Schools 356 51
90 North Attleborough Public Schools 396 51
90 Southwick-Tolland Regional 142 51
90 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 258 51
90 Walpole Public Schools 285 51
98 Auburn Public Schools 198 50
98 Berkley Public Schools 94 50
98 Carver Public Schools 157 50
98 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 76 50
98 Pembroke Public Schools 279 50
98 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 307 50
98 Southborough Public Schools 179 50
98 Westport Community Public Schools 178 50
106 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 35 49
106 Nantucket Public Schools 89 49
106 North Reading Public Schools 237 49
106 Plymouth Public Schools 585 49
106 Quabbin Regional, Barre 248 49
111 Burlington Public Schools 300 48
111 Hopedale Public Schools 98 48
111 Mansfield Public Schools 410 48
111 Milford Public Schools 337 48
115 Amesbury Public Schools 198 46
115 Ashland Public Schools 210 46
115 North Brookfield Public Schools 52 46
115 Sandwich Public Schools 306 46
115 Somerset Public Schools 221 46
115 Swansea Public Schools 173 46
115 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 371 46
122 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 100 45
122 Boston Collegiate Charter 60 45
122 Foxborough Regional Charter 98 45
122 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 157 45
122 Milton Public Schools 274 45
122 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 121 45
122 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 101 45
122 Northampton Public Schools 195 45
122 Triton Regional, Byfield 226 45
131 East Bridgewater Public Schools 233 44
131 Marblehead Community Charter 45 44
131 Stoughton Public Schools 269 44
131 Wakefield Public Schools 241 44
131 Wellesley Public Schools 386 44
136 Acushnet Public Schools 122 43
136 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 257 43
136 East Longmeadow Public Schools 214 43
136 Marshfield Public Schools 373 43
136 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 340 43
136 Northbridge Public Schools 201 43
136 Peabody Public Schools 522 43
136 Seekonk Public Schools 202 43
136 Ware Public Schools 105 43
145 Beverly Public Schools 327 42
145 Dudley-Charlton Regional 338 42
145 Leicester Public Schools 154 42
145 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 148 42
145 South Hadley Public Schools 169 42
145 Wilmington Public Schools 308 42
151 Bellingham Public Schools 190 41
151 Norwood Public Schools 289 41
151 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 67 41
151 Stoneham Public Schools 216 41
151 West Springfield Public Schools 286 41
156 Billerica Public Schools 520 40
156 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 297 40
156 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 135 40
156 Lunenburg Public Schools 141 40
156 Millbury Public Schools 134 40
156 Norton Public Schools 248 40
156 Tisbury Public Schools 25 40
163 Ayer Public Schools 66 39
163 Maynard Public Schools 96 39
163 Melrose Public Schools 308 39
163 Monson Public Schools 98 39
163 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 56 39
168 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 477 38
168 Danvers Public Schools 291 38
168 Douglas Public Schools 155 38
168 Harwich Public Schools 98 38
168 Hull Public Schools 88 38
168 Mashpee Public Schools 128 38
168 Oxford Public Schools 167 38
168 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 60 38
168 South Shore Charter, Hull 42 38
168 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 63 38
168 Tewksbury Public Schools 363 38
168 Weymouth Public Schools 514 38
180 Adams-Cheshire Regional 129 37
180 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 163 37
180 Framingham Public Schools 596 37
180 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 70 37
180 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 74 37
180 Quincy Public Schools 623 37
186 Agawam Public Schools 376 36
186 Clarksburg Public Schools 14 36
186 Georgetown Public Schools 135 36
186 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 99 36
186 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 61 36
186 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 75 36
186 Woburn Public Schools 327 36
193 Belchertown Public Schools 233 35
193 Dedham Public Schools 248 35
193 Medford Public Schools 376 35
193 Revere Public Schools 439 35
197 Cambridge Public Schools 387 34
197 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 269 34
197 Gill-Montague Regional 78 34
197 Hatfield Public Schools 35 34
197 Hudson Public Schools 249 34
197 Leominster Public Schools 465 34
197 Millis Public Schools 124 34
197 Uxbridge Public Schools 156 34
197 Waltham Public Schools 343 34
197 Westfield Public Schools 527 34
207 Abington Public Schools 185 33
207 Attleboro Public Schools 475 33
207 Gloucester Public Schools 263 33
207 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 18 33
207 Middleborough Public Schools 288 33
212 Fairhaven Public Schools 173 32
212 Falmouth Public Schools 273 32
214 Clinton Public Schools 135 31
214 Gateway Regional, Huntington 103 31
216 Athol-Royalston Regional 130 30
216 Haverhill Public Schools 598 30
218 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 71 29
218 Easthampton Public Schools 129 29
218 Malden Public Schools 478 29
218 Marlborough Public Schools 344 29
218 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 99 29
218 Pittsfield Public Schools 472 29
218 Taunton Public Schools 663 29
225 Blackstone-Millville Regional 194 28
225 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 104 28
225 Quaboag Regional, Warre 101 28
225 Winchendon Public Schools 127 28
229 Dracut Public Schools 393 27
229 Gardner Public Schools 199 27
229 Methuen Public Schools 622 27
229 Palmer Public Schools 166 27
229 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 147 27
229 Watertown Public Schools 202 27
229 Winthrop Public Schools 155 27
236 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 116 26
236 Lee Public Schools 76 26
238 Greenfield Public Schools 116 25
238 Rockland Public Schools 197 25
238 Wareham Public Schools 257 25
241 Lawrence Family Development Charter 46 24
241 Randolph Public Schools 255 24
241 Saugus Public Schools 229 24
241 Somerville Public Schools 310 24
245 Avon Public Schools 66 23
245 Ludlow Public Schools 264 23
247 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 64 22
247 Fall River Public Schools 718 22
247 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 59 22
247 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 162 22
251 Florida Public Schools 14 21
251 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 47 21
251 Webster Public Schools 162 21
251 Worcester Public Schools 1,492 21
255 Holbrook Public Schools 102 20
255 Lowell Public Schools 1,123 20
255 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 123 20
255 Shirley Public Schools 56 20
259 Chicopee Public Schools 532 19
259 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 16 19
259 Salem Public Schools 293 19
259 Southbridge Public Schools 175 19
263 Brockton Public Schools 1,237 18
264 Lynn Public Schools 904 15
264 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 33 15
266 Everett Public Schools 401 14
266 Provincetown Public Schools 14 14
268 Chelsea Public Schools 375 13
268 Community Charter School of Cambridge 39 13
268 New Bedford Public Schools 948 13
268 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 62 13
272 Fitchburg Public Schools 355 12
273 Lowell Community Charter 54 11
273 North Adams Public Schools 116 11
275 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 42 10
275 Boston Public Schools 3,787 10
277 Holyoke Community Charter 43 9
277 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 77 9
279 Springfield Public Schools 1,669 8
280 Holyoke Public Schools 470 7
281 Lawrence Public Schools 1,010 6
282 Granville Public Schools 21 5
282 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 64 5