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Top-achieving 8th grades by district

This chart show how school systems performed overall on the 8th-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 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 43 261
2 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 24 260
2 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 15 260
4 Westford Public Schools 417 259
5 Excel Academy Charter School, East Boston 50 258
6 Wayland Public Schools 205 257
7 Harvard Public Schools 101 254
8 Winchester Public Schools 309 253
9 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 35 252
9 Lexington Public Schools 501 252
11 Belmont Public Schools 294 251
12 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 143 250
13 Dover-Sherborn Regional 167 248
13 Sudbury Public Schools 370 248
15 Acton-Boxborough Regional 508 247
15 Carlisle Public Schools 85 247
15 Longmeadow Public Schools 236 247
15 Weston Public Schools 227 247
19 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 392 246
20 Medfield Public Schools 260 242
21 Groton-Dunstable Regional 230 239
21 Needham Public Schools 355 239
23 Hopkinton Public Schools 293 236
24 Concord Public Schools 224 235
24 Marblehead Public Schools 254 235
24 Norwell Public Schools 174 235
24 Westborough Public Schools 295 235
28 Ipswich Public Schools 183 234
28 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 244 234
30 Andover Public Schools 493 233
30 Cohasset Public Schools 110 233
30 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 31 233
33 Manchester Essex Regional 110 232
33 Newton Public Schools 846 232
35 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 173 231
35 Hingham Public Schools 290 231
37 Easton Public Schools 324 230
38 Northborough Public Schools 224 229
38 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 61 229
38 Sharon Public Schools 295 229
41 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 44 228
41 Shrewsbury Public Schools 442 228
43 Nauset Regional, Orleans 187 226
44 Arlington Public Schools 341 225
45 Lincoln Public Schools 106 224
45 Natick Public Schools 344 224
45 Newburyport Public Schools 152 224
45 Reading Public Schools 350 224
45 Sutton Public Schools 133 224
45 Tisbury Public Schools 25 224
51 Brookline Public Schools 396 223
51 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 261 223
53 West Bridgewater Public Schools 118 222
54 Westwood Public Schools 215 221
55 Grafton Public Schools 229 220
55 Holliston Public Schools 211 220
57 Bedford Public Schools 190 219
57 Medway Public Schools 207 219
57 Swampscott Public Schools 191 219
60 Lynnfield Public Schools 176 218
61 Canton Public Schools 225 217
61 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 579 217
63 Chelmsford Public Schools 397 216
63 Duxbury Public Schools 233 216
63 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 210 216
66 Amherst-Pelham Regional 232 215
66 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 43 215
66 Scituate Public Schools 216 215
66 Wellesley Public Schools 387 215
70 Rockport Public Schools 80 214
70 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 56 214
72 Franklin Public Schools 509 213
73 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 72 212
74 Berlin-Boylston Regional 83 211
75 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 310 210
75 Southborough Public Schools 179 210
77 Braintree Public Schools 422 209
78 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 76 208
78 Chatham Public Schools 56 208
80 Milton Public Schools 274 206
81 Foxborough Public Schools 218 204
81 Mendon-Upton Regional 238 204
83 Hadley Public Schools 53 203
83 Southwick-Tolland Regional 142 203
83 Walpole Public Schools 285 203
86 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 177 202
86 Lenox Public Schools 68 202
88 Hanover Public Schools 233 201
88 North Andover Public Schools 357 201
90 Dartmouth Public Schools 378 200
91 Auburn Public Schools 199 199
91 North Attleborough Public Schools 398 199
93 Burlington Public Schools 300 198
93 Marshfield Public Schools 377 198
95 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 397 197
96 Mansfield Public Schools 411 196
96 Pembroke Public Schools 280 196
96 Sandwich Public Schools 308 196
96 Wakefield Public Schools 242 196
100 Ashland Public Schools 210 195
100 Carver Public Schools 157 195
100 Edgartown Public Schools 32 195
100 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 101 195
100 Richmond Public Schools 22 195
105 Boston Collegiate Charter 60 194
105 Bourne Public Schools 190 194
105 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 76 194
105 East Bridgewater Public Schools 235 194
105 Granby Public Schools 90 194
105 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 70 194
105 Plymouth Public Schools 588 194
112 Lunenburg Public Schools 141 193
112 Marblehead Community Charter 45 193
112 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 307 193
115 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 61 192
115 Wilmington Public Schools 309 192
117 North Reading Public Schools 238 191
117 West Boylston Public Schools 84 191
119 Nantucket Public Schools 89 190
120 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 343 189
120 Tyngsborough Public Schools 169 189
122 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 80 188
122 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 297 188
122 Leicester Public Schools 154 188
125 Milford Public Schools 337 187
125 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 75 187
125 Quabbin Regional, Barre 250 187
125 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 260 187
129 Dudley-Charlton Regional 340 185
129 Triton Regional, Byfield 227 185
131 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 257 183
131 Stoneham Public Schools 216 183
133 Hopedale Public Schools 99 182
133 North Brookfield Public Schools 52 182
133 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 371 182
136 Adams-Cheshire Regional 129 181
136 Barnstable Public Schools 420 181
136 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 71 181
136 Littleton Public Schools 122 181
140 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 100 180
140 Billerica Public Schools 521 180
140 Stoughton Public Schools 269 180
143 Clarksburg Public Schools 14 179
143 East Longmeadow Public Schools 214 179
143 Hudson Public Schools 251 179
143 South Shore Charter, Hull 42 179
143 Westport Community Public Schools 178 179
148 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 99 178
148 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 121 178
148 Seekonk Public Schools 202 178
151 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 157 177
151 Northbridge Public Schools 201 177
151 Somerset Public Schools 222 177
154 Amesbury Public Schools 198 176
154 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 148 176
154 South Hadley Public Schools 170 176
157 Bellingham Public Schools 191 175
157 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 136 175
157 Norton Public Schools 249 175
160 Berkley Public Schools 94 174
161 Beverly Public Schools 330 173
161 Danvers Public Schools 293 173
161 Melrose Public Schools 308 173
164 Four Rivers Charter School, Greenfield 35 172
164 Foxborough Regional Charter 98 172
164 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 18 172
164 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 33 172
168 Acushnet Public Schools 122 171
168 Harwich Public Schools 98 171
168 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 67 171
171 Dedham Public Schools 248 170
171 Hull Public Schools 89 170
171 Peabody Public Schools 523 170
174 Avon Public Schools 66 169
174 Northampton Public Schools 196 169
176 Georgetown Public Schools 135 168
176 Maynard Public Schools 97 168
176 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 63 168
179 Ayer Public Schools 66 167
179 Norwood Public Schools 289 167
181 Belchertown Public Schools 235 165
181 Framingham Public Schools 595 165
181 Millbury Public Schools 135 165
181 Quincy Public Schools 626 165
185 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 478 164
185 Ware Public Schools 106 164
185 West Springfield Public Schools 286 164
188 Attleboro Public Schools 478 163
188 Tewksbury Public Schools 364 163
188 Waltham Public Schools 345 163
188 Woburn Public Schools 329 163
192 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 60 162
193 Swansea Public Schools 175 161
193 Weymouth Public Schools 516 161
195 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 116 160
196 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 64 159
197 Pittsfield Public Schools 478 157
198 Agawam Public Schools 377 156
198 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 163 156
198 Millis Public Schools 126 156
201 Douglas Public Schools 157 155
201 Hatfield Public Schools 35 155
203 Cambridge Public Schools 388 154
203 Falmouth Public Schools 275 154
203 Medford Public Schools 376 154
203 Revere Public Schools 439 154
207 Abington Public Schools 187 153
207 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 269 153
207 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 75 153
207 Uxbridge Public Schools 158 153
211 Lawrence Family Development Charter 46 152
211 Mashpee Public Schools 128 152
213 Monson Public Schools 99 151
214 Westfield Public Schools 532 150
215 Leominster Public Schools 465 149
215 Marlborough Public Schools 349 149
215 Quaboag Regional, Warre 101 149
215 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 123 149
219 Shirley Public Schools 56 148
220 Watertown Public Schools 202 147
221 Blackstone-Millville Regional 195 146
221 Clinton Public Schools 135 146
223 Easthampton Public Schools 129 145
223 Malden Public Schools 481 145
225 Middleborough Public Schools 288 144
225 Oxford Public Schools 168 144
227 Gloucester Public Schools 269 142
228 Community Charter School of Cambridge 40 141
228 Gardner Public Schools 200 141
228 Rockland Public Schools 197 141
231 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 59 139
231 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 101 139
233 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 16 138
233 Taunton Public Schools 664 138
233 Winchendon Public Schools 127 138
236 Haverhill Public Schools 604 137
236 Methuen Public Schools 624 137
236 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 107 137
239 Gateway Regional, Huntington 104 136
239 Lee Public Schools 76 136
239 Randolph Public Schools 256 136
242 Fairhaven Public Schools 174 135
242 Florida Public Schools 14 135
242 Winthrop Public Schools 156 135
245 Gill-Montague Regional 79 134
245 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 163 134
247 Athol-Royalston Regional 130 132
247 Dracut Public Schools 393 132
247 Palmer Public Schools 167 132
250 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 44 128
250 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 148 128
252 Chicopee Public Schools 534 126
253 Ludlow Public Schools 264 125
254 Saugus Public Schools 232 124
255 Wareham Public Schools 261 123
256 Fall River Public Schools 723 121
257 Holbrook Public Schools 102 120
258 Granville Public Schools 21 119
259 Worcester Public Schools 1,519 118
260 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 62 115
261 Somerville Public Schools 315 114
262 Lowell Public Schools 1,125 113
262 Salem Public Schools 296 113
262 Southbridge Public Schools 175 113
265 Brockton Public Schools 1,239 112
266 Chelsea Public Schools 376 109
266 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 47 109
268 Everett Public Schools 401 108
269 Holyoke Community Charter 43 106
269 Lynn Public Schools 910 106
271 Greenfield Public Schools 116 105
272 Boston Public Schools 3,829 102
273 Lowell Community Charter 56 98
274 Webster Public Schools 163 97
275 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 78 96
276 Fitchburg Public Schools 358 95
277 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 65 90
278 North Adams Public Schools 118 86
279 New Bedford Public Schools 958 85
280 Provincetown Public Schools 14 78
281 Lawrence Public Schools 1,017 76
282 Springfield Public Schools 1,687 73
283 Holyoke Public Schools 472 70