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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 2013. 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.

Year over year: Score up at least 3 points | Score down at least 3 points | No significant change

English | Mathematics | Science and Technology

8th Grade English

2013
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 49 100
1 Edgartown Public Schools 34 100
1 Excel Academy Charter, East Boston 51 100
4 Belmont Public Schools 294 98
4 Boston Collegiate Charter 94 98
4 Cohasset Public Schools 114 98
4 Marblehead Community Charter 46 98
8 Norwell Public Schools 210 97
8 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 33 97
8 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 31 97
8 Weston Public Schools 195 97
12 Hopkinton Public Schools 255 96
12 Lexington Public Schools 529 96
12 Medway Public Schools 212 96
15 Community Day Charter - Prospect, Lawrence 21 95
15 Dover-Sherborn Regional 173 95
15 Harvard Public Schools 111 95
15 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 22 95
15 Southborough Public Schools 167 95
15 Sudbury Public Schools 386 95
15 Wayland Public Schools 205 95
15 Westford Public Schools 419 95
15 Winchester Public Schools 320 95
24 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 81 94
24 Acton-Boxborough Regional 479 94
24 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 177 94
24 Andover Public Schools 549 94
24 Carlisle Public Schools 100 94
24 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 35 94
24 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 16 94
24 Manchester Essex Regional 119 94
24 Mendon-Upton Regional 192 94
24 Needham Public Schools 405 94
24 Newburyport Public Schools 180 94
24 North Reading Public Schools 207 94
24 Scituate Public Schools 269 94
24 Swampscott Public Schools 197 94
24 Wellesley Public Schools 372 94
24 Westwood Public Schools 259 94
40 Brookline Public Schools 436 93
40 Concord Public Schools 223 93
40 Franklin Public Schools 468 93
40 Hanover Public Schools 235 93
40 Lincoln Public Schools 121 93
40 Marblehead Public Schools 270 93
40 Medfield Public Schools 240 93
40 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 279 93
40 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 57 93
40 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 71 93
40 Westborough Public Schools 255 93
51 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 76 92
51 Four Rivers Charter, Greenfield 36 92
51 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 71 92
51 Groton-Dunstable Regional 223 92
51 Hingham Public Schools 318 92
51 Holliston Public Schools 223 92
51 Longmeadow Public Schools 217 92
51 Lynnfield Public Schools 186 92
51 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 368 92
51 Natick Public Schools 355 92
51 Newton Public Schools 894 92
51 Walpole Public Schools 318 92
63 Arlington Public Schools 328 91
63 Duxbury Public Schools 277 91
63 East Bridgewater Public Schools 215 91
63 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 53 91
63 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 34 91
63 Lawrence Family Development Charter 55 91
63 Mansfield Public Schools 390 91
63 Millis Public Schools 98 91
63 North Andover Public Schools 364 91
63 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 231 91
63 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 264 91
63 Richmond Public Schools 22 91
63 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 85 91
63 South Shore Charter, Hull 44 91
63 Tisbury Public Schools 32 91
63 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 604 91
63 Westport Community Public Schools 140 91
80 Ashland Public Schools 194 90
80 Bedford Public Schools 203 90
80 Canton Public Schools 233 90
80 Chelmsford Public Schools 406 90
80 Falmouth Public Schools 253 90
80 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 147 90
80 Norton Public Schools 240 90
80 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 63 90
80 Reading Public Schools 388 90
89 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 207 89
89 Belchertown Public Schools 195 89
89 Braintree Public Schools 440 89
89 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 97 89
89 Easton Public Schools 322 89
89 Hadley Public Schools 47 89
89 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 276 89
89 Ipswich Public Schools 190 89
89 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 420 89
89 Marshfield Public Schools 351 89
89 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 85 89
89 Sharon Public Schools 257 89
89 Shrewsbury Public Schools 475 89
89 Stoneham Public Schools 202 89
89 Tyngsborough Public Schools 160 89
104 Burlington Public Schools 287 88
104 Dartmouth Public Schools 344 88
104 Granby Public Schools 89 88
104 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 112 88
104 Northborough Public Schools 233 88
104 Sandwich Public Schools 277 88
104 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 301 88
111 Auburn Public Schools 181 87
111 Nauset Regional, Orleans 199 87
111 North Attleborough Public Schools 388 87
111 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 67 87
111 Somerset Public Schools 204 87
111 Triton Regional, Byfield 221 87
117 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 499 86
117 Douglas Public Schools 147 86
117 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 257 86
117 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 138 86
117 Hopedale Public Schools 93 86
117 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 100 86
117 Littleton Public Schools 136 86
117 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 35 86
117 Northampton Public Schools 214 86
117 Pembroke Public Schools 270 86
117 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 96 86
117 Rockport Public Schools 86 86
117 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 59 86
117 Wakefield Public Schools 254 86
131 Bellingham Public Schools 185 85
131 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 113 85
131 Community Charter School of Cambridge 85 85
131 Dedham Public Schools 229 85
131 Dudley-Charlton Regional 367 85
131 East Longmeadow Public Schools 221 85
131 Foxborough Public Schools 232 85
131 Georgetown Public Schools 126 85
131 Melrose Public Schools 298 85
131 Milford Public Schools 309 85
131 Milton Public Schools 268 85
131 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 326 85
131 Quaboag Regional, Warre 108 85
131 Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional 150 85
131 Wilmington Public Schools 315 85
146 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 113 84
146 Acushnet Public Schools 120 84
146 Danvers Public Schools 302 84
146 Monomoy Regional, Chatham 141 84
150 Berlin-Boylston Regional 89 83
150 Lunenburg Public Schools 123 83
150 MATCH Charter, Boston 81 83
150 Nantucket Public Schools 94 83
150 Northbridge Public Schools 183 83
150 Tewksbury Public Schools 379 83
150 West Bridgewater Public Schools 112 83
157 Amesbury Public Schools 199 82
157 Amherst-Pelham Regional 237 82
157 Avon Public Schools 67 82
157 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 50 82
157 Holbrook Public Schools 110 82
157 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 93 82
157 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 103 82
157 Plymouth Public Schools 571 82
157 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 344 82
157 Winthrop Public Schools 144 82
157 Woburn Public Schools 350 82
168 Attleboro Public Schools 460 81
168 Barnstable Public Schools 392 81
168 Beverly Public Schools 319 81
168 Blackstone-Millville Regional 170 81
168 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 58 81
168 Carver Public Schools 154 81
168 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 279 81
168 Grafton Public Schools 220 81
168 Hatfield Public Schools 31 81
168 Seekonk Public Schools 171 81
168 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 73 81
168 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 322 81
180 Abington Public Schools 164 80
180 Ayer Shirley Regional 127 80
180 Billerica Public Schools 504 80
180 Gloucester Public Schools 232 80
180 Holyoke Community Charter 46 80
180 Lenox Public Schools 66 80
180 Middleborough Public Schools 282 80
180 Oxford Public Schools 146 80
180 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 127 80
180 Sutton Public Schools 131 80
180 Swansea Public Schools 167 80
191 Foxborough Regional Charter 101 79
191 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 101 79
191 Pittsfield Public Schools 430 79
191 Quabbin Regional, Barre 224 79
191 Revere Public Schools 461 79
191 Uxbridge Public Schools 163 79
197 Bourne Public Schools 189 78
197 Ludlow Public Schools 234 78
197 Peabody Public Schools 473 78
197 Stoughton Public Schools 305 78
197 Watertown Public Schools 173 78
202 Cambridge Public Schools 363 77
202 Gill-Montague Regional 93 77
202 Hudson Public Schools 213 77
202 Millbury Public Schools 136 77
202 Norwood Public Schools 249 77
202 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 53 77
202 Waltham Public Schools 368 77
209 Agawam Public Schools 352 76
209 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 79 76
209 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 168 76
209 Greenfield Public Schools 196 76
209 Leicester Public Schools 136 76
209 Mashpee Public Schools 140 76
209 North Brookfield Public Schools 38 76
216 Framingham Public Schools 594 75
216 Gateway Regional, Huntington 84 75
216 Maynard Public Schools 91 75
216 Medford Public Schools 336 75
216 Monson Public Schools 118 75
216 Quincy Public Schools 626 75
216 Taunton Public Schools 613 75
216 Westfield Public Schools 430 75
224 Berkley Public Schools 107 74
224 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 97 74
224 Malden Public Schools 459 74
224 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 124 74
224 Rockland Public Schools 189 74
224 Saugus Public Schools 249 74
224 South Hadley Public Schools 152 74
231 Clarksburg Public Schools 22 73
231 Clinton Public Schools 136 73
231 Dracut Public Schools 313 73
231 Hull Public Schools 85 73
231 Marlborough Public Schools 324 73
231 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 75 73
231 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 176 73
231 Ware Public Schools 102 73
231 West Boylston Public Schools 92 73
231 Weymouth Public Schools 509 73
241 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 253 72
241 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 120 72
241 West Springfield Public Schools 301 72
244 Easthampton Public Schools 116 71
244 Leominster Public Schools 461 71
244 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 82 71
247 Fairhaven Public Schools 152 70
247 Fitchburg Public Schools 383 70
249 Lee Public Schools 68 69
250 Everett Public Schools 451 68
250 Somerville Public Schools 320 68
250 Wareham Public Schools 244 68
253 Florida Public Schools 12 67
253 Methuen Public Schools 593 67
255 Chicopee Public Schools 571 66
255 UP Academy Charter, Boston 150 66
257 Athol-Royalston Regional 109 65
257 North Adams Public Schools 110 65
259 Brockton Public Schools 1,234 64
259 Haverhill Public Schools 632 64
259 Salem Public Schools 275 64
262 Gardner Public Schools 179 62
262 Palmer Public Schools 131 62
264 Adams-Cheshire Regional 109 61
264 Lowell Public Schools 1,094 61
266 Winchendon Public Schools 117 60
267 Webster Public Schools 147 59
267 Worcester Public Schools 1,589 59
269 Boston Public Schools 3,842 58
269 New Leadership Charter, Springfield 81 58
269 Randolph Public Schools 246 58
272 Lynn Public Schools 950 57
273 Chelsea Public Schools 383 55
274 Fall River Public Schools 788 54
275 New Bedford Public Schools 967 52
276 Southbridge Public Schools 164 51
276 Spirit of Knowledge Charter, Worcester 47 51
278 Lawrence Public Schools 1,022 48
278 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 54 48
280 Springfield Public Schools 1,759 46
281 Holyoke Public Schools 412 41
 

8th Grade Math

2013
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Excel Academy Charter, East Boston 51 98
2 Community Day Charter - Prospect, Lawrence 21 95
3 Carlisle Public Schools 100 91
4 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 35 89
4 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 70 89
6 Edgartown Public Schools 34 88
6 Hopkinton Public Schools 258 88
6 Lexington Public Schools 528 88
6 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 33 88
10 Belmont Public Schools 295 87
10 Westford Public Schools 419 87
12 Boston Collegiate Charter 94 86
12 Wayland Public Schools 206 86
14 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 281 84
14 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 63 84
16 Needham Public Schools 410 83
17 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 49 82
17 Brookline Public Schools 437 82
17 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 56 82
17 Sudbury Public Schools 389 82
21 Acton-Boxborough Regional 479 81
21 Hingham Public Schools 318 81
21 Newburyport Public Schools 181 81
24 Concord Public Schools 223 80
24 Medway Public Schools 213 80
26 Newton Public Schools 895 79
26 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 33 79
26 Scituate Public Schools 268 79
29 Harvard Public Schools 111 78
29 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 370 78
29 Shrewsbury Public Schools 477 78
29 Stoneham Public Schools 201 78
29 Weston Public Schools 196 78
29 Winchester Public Schools 320 78
35 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 175 77
35 Andover Public Schools 547 77
35 Groton-Dunstable Regional 223 77
35 Marblehead Public Schools 272 77
39 Arlington Public Schools 331 76
39 Cohasset Public Schools 114 76
39 Holliston Public Schools 224 76
39 Longmeadow Public Schools 220 76
39 Natick Public Schools 359 76
39 UP Academy Charter, Boston 147 76
45 Braintree Public Schools 442 75
45 Dover-Sherborn Regional 175 75
45 MATCH Charter, Boston 81 75
45 Tyngsborough Public Schools 159 75
45 Wellesley Public Schools 372 75
45 Westborough Public Schools 256 75
51 Acushnet Public Schools 119 74
51 Bedford Public Schools 206 74
51 East Bridgewater Public Schools 215 74
51 Franklin Public Schools 465 74
51 Medfield Public Schools 239 74
51 Nauset Regional, Orleans 199 74
51 Sandwich Public Schools 274 74
51 Somerset Public Schools 204 74
59 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 81 73
59 Foxborough Public Schools 235 73
59 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 98 73
59 Littleton Public Schools 136 73
59 Manchester Essex Regional 118 73
59 Sharon Public Schools 255 73
65 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 257 72
65 Marblehead Community Charter 46 72
65 Mendon-Upton Regional 193 72
68 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 79 71
68 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 34 71
68 North Brookfield Public Schools 38 71
68 North Reading Public Schools 208 71
72 Berlin-Boylston Regional 89 70
72 Millis Public Schools 98 70
72 Milton Public Schools 268 70
72 Norwell Public Schools 209 70
72 Westwood Public Schools 257 70
77 Amherst-Pelham Regional 236 69
77 Attleboro Public Schools 459 69
77 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 58 69
77 Duxbury Public Schools 278 69
77 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 94 69
77 Marshfield Public Schools 353 69
77 Tisbury Public Schools 32 69
77 Triton Regional, Byfield 224 69
85 Ashland Public Schools 196 68
85 Blackstone-Millville Regional 170 68
85 Canton Public Schools 233 68
85 Lincoln Public Schools 121 68
85 North Andover Public Schools 363 68
85 Richmond Public Schools 22 68
85 Southborough Public Schools 167 68
85 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 604 68
93 Burlington Public Schools 297 67
93 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 98 67
93 Community Charter School of Cambridge 85 67
93 Holyoke Community Charter 46 67
93 Swampscott Public Schools 197 67
98 Dartmouth Public Schools 344 66
98 Dedham Public Schools 229 66
98 Easton Public Schools 323 66
98 Lynnfield Public Schools 186 66
98 Milford Public Schools 307 66
103 Chelmsford Public Schools 402 65
103 Grafton Public Schools 219 65
103 Hadley Public Schools 46 65
103 Ipswich Public Schools 189 65
103 Walpole Public Schools 316 65
108 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 206 64
108 Bellingham Public Schools 184 64
108 Beverly Public Schools 319 64
108 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 500 64
108 Four Rivers Charter, Greenfield 36 64
108 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 278 64
108 Lawrence Family Development Charter 55 64
108 Mansfield Public Schools 388 64
108 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 84 64
108 North Attleborough Public Schools 387 64
108 Northborough Public Schools 234 64
108 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 230 64
120 Auburn Public Schools 181 63
120 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 138 63
120 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 16 63
120 Melrose Public Schools 298 63
120 Reading Public Schools 386 63
120 Wilmington Public Schools 313 63
126 Pembroke Public Schools 269 62
126 Wakefield Public Schools 253 62
128 Amesbury Public Schools 197 61
128 Dudley-Charlton Regional 365 61
130 Georgetown Public Schools 126 60
130 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 147 60
130 Seekonk Public Schools 171 60
133 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 75 59
133 Falmouth Public Schools 251 59
133 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 34 59
133 Plymouth Public Schools 567 59
133 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 323 59
133 West Springfield Public Schools 303 59
139 Cambridge Public Schools 365 58
139 Hull Public Schools 83 58
139 Monson Public Schools 118 58
139 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 85 58
143 Danvers Public Schools 303 57
143 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 72 57
143 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 112 57
143 Quabbin Regional, Barre 223 57
143 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 127 57
143 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 301 57
143 Sutton Public Schools 131 57
150 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 50 56
150 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 281 56
150 Gill-Montague Regional 94 56
150 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 422 56
150 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 73 56
150 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 325 56
150 Norton Public Schools 240 56
150 Oxford Public Schools 147 56
150 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 264 56
150 Pittsfield Public Schools 427 56
150 Rockport Public Schools 85 56
150 Stoughton Public Schools 301 56
162 Hopedale Public Schools 95 55
162 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 95 55
162 South Shore Charter, Hull 44 55
165 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 167 54
165 Hanover Public Schools 237 54
165 Malden Public Schools 454 54
165 Northbridge Public Schools 184 54
165 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 59 54
165 Ware Public Schools 100 54
165 Westport Community Public Schools 140 54
165 Winthrop Public Schools 144 54
173 Ayer Shirley Regional 129 53
173 Gloucester Public Schools 232 53
173 Granby Public Schools 89 53
173 Lunenburg Public Schools 123 53
173 Millbury Public Schools 136 53
173 Quincy Public Schools 627 53
173 Tewksbury Public Schools 378 53
173 Watertown Public Schools 174 53
181 Agawam Public Schools 350 52
181 Avon Public Schools 67 52
181 Douglas Public Schools 145 52
181 Fairhaven Public Schools 154 52
181 Leominster Public Schools 461 52
181 Ludlow Public Schools 234 52
181 Revere Public Schools 462 52
181 West Bridgewater Public Schools 112 52
189 Barnstable Public Schools 391 51
189 Framingham Public Schools 598 51
189 Hudson Public Schools 215 51
189 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 53 51
189 Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional 151 51
189 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 343 51
195 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 111 50
195 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 113 50
195 Florida Public Schools 12 50
195 Lee Public Schools 68 50
195 Leicester Public Schools 137 50
195 Lenox Public Schools 66 50
195 Northampton Public Schools 212 50
195 Woburn Public Schools 353 50
203 Abington Public Schools 163 49
203 Methuen Public Schools 592 49
203 Quaboag Regional, Warre 107 49
203 Waltham Public Schools 369 49
207 Bourne Public Schools 189 48
207 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 52 48
207 Medford Public Schools 338 48
207 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 82 48
207 Peabody Public Schools 473 48
207 Swansea Public Schools 167 48
213 Billerica Public Schools 502 47
213 Marlborough Public Schools 325 47
213 Norwood Public Schools 247 47
213 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 104 47
213 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 120 47
213 South Hadley Public Schools 151 47
219 Carver Public Schools 152 46
219 Uxbridge Public Schools 161 46
221 Belchertown Public Schools 194 45
221 Clarksburg Public Schools 22 45
221 Foxborough Regional Charter 100 45
221 Holbrook Public Schools 110 45
221 Middleborough Public Schools 281 45
221 Nantucket Public Schools 94 45
221 Somerville Public Schools 324 45
228 Berkley Public Schools 106 44
228 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 102 44
228 Monomoy Regional, Chatham 141 44
231 East Longmeadow Public Schools 221 43
231 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 21 43
231 Randolph Public Schools 245 43
231 West Boylston Public Schools 92 43
235 Hatfield Public Schools 31 42
235 Lowell Public Schools 1,099 42
235 Salem Public Schools 280 42
235 Saugus Public Schools 250 42
235 Taunton Public Schools 613 42
235 Westfield Public Schools 430 42
241 Haverhill Public Schools 631 41
241 Maynard Public Schools 90 41
243 Chicopee Public Schools 570 40
243 Easthampton Public Schools 117 40
243 Rockland Public Schools 190 40
246 Brockton Public Schools 1,231 39
246 Palmer Public Schools 132 39
248 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 126 38
248 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 73 38
250 Boston Public Schools 3,864 37
251 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 254 36
252 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 96 35
252 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 178 35
254 Clinton Public Schools 136 34
254 Winchendon Public Schools 116 34
256 Weymouth Public Schools 502 33
256 Worcester Public Schools 1,590 33
258 Dracut Public Schools 312 32
258 Fall River Public Schools 779 32
258 Gateway Regional, Huntington 85 32
258 North Adams Public Schools 111 32
262 Everett Public Schools 453 31
262 Fitchburg Public Schools 383 31
262 Holyoke Public Schools 416 31
262 Wareham Public Schools 241 31
266 Adams-Cheshire Regional 109 30
266 Lawrence Public Schools 1,029 30
266 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 67 30
269 Chelsea Public Schools 380 29
269 Lynn Public Schools 947 29
271 Greenfield Public Schools 190 28
271 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 54 28
273 Gardner Public Schools 183 27
273 New Bedford Public Schools 959 27
275 Athol-Royalston Regional 110 26
276 Mashpee Public Schools 139 19
276 Southbridge Public Schools 163 19
278 Springfield Public Schools 1,746 17
279 Webster Public Schools 145 14
280 New Leadership Charter, Springfield 81 7
281 Spirit of Knowledge Charter, Worcester 46 4

8th Grade Science

2013
rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Community Day Charter - Prospect, Lawrence 21 86
2 Edgartown Public Schools 34 85
3 Carlisle Public Schools 100 84
4 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 33 82
5 Belmont Public Schools 293 80
6 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter, Marlborough 175 79
6 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 56 79
6 Wayland Public Schools 206 79
6 Weston Public Schools 196 79
10 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 49 78
10 Winchester Public Schools 320 78
12 Harvard Public Schools 111 77
13 Lexington Public Schools 527 76
13 Westford Public Schools 419 76
15 Norwell Public Schools 208 75
16 Sudbury Public Schools 388 74
17 Northborough Public Schools 233 71
18 Groton-Dunstable Regional 223 70
18 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 368 70
18 Medway Public Schools 211 70
18 Westborough Public Schools 256 70
22 Andover Public Schools 547 69
22 Excel Academy Charter, East Boston 51 69
22 Hopkinton Public Schools 258 69
22 Needham Public Schools 410 69
26 Dover-Sherborn Regional 175 68
26 Hadley Public Schools 47 68
28 Medfield Public Schools 239 67
29 Littleton Public Schools 134 66
30 Marblehead Public Schools 270 65
30 Rockport Public Schools 85 65
32 Arlington Public Schools 329 64
32 Manchester Essex Regional 118 64
32 Newton Public Schools 893 64
35 Acton-Boxborough Regional 479 63
35 Boston Collegiate Charter 94 63
35 Cohasset Public Schools 115 63
35 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 16 63
35 Lincoln Public Schools 121 63
35 Natick Public Schools 356 63
41 Berlin-Boylston Regional 89 62
41 Braintree Public Schools 441 62
41 Canton Public Schools 233 62
41 Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter, Framingham 97 62
41 Concord Public Schools 225 62
41 Martha's Vineyard Charter, West Tisbury 21 62
41 Newburyport Public Schools 180 62
41 Shrewsbury Public Schools 478 62
49 Brookline Public Schools 437 61
49 Marblehead Community Charter 46 61
49 South Shore Charter, Hull 44 61
49 Stoneham Public Schools 200 61
53 Edward Brooke Charter, Roslindale 35 60
53 Franklin Public Schools 465 60
53 Longmeadow Public Schools 220 60
56 Easton Public Schools 323 59
56 KIPP Academy Lynn Charter, Lynn 94 59
56 Mendon-Upton Regional 193 59
56 Richmond Public Schools 22 59
56 Tisbury Public Schools 32 59
61 Amherst-Pelham Regional 236 58
61 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 258 58
61 Hingham Public Schools 318 58
61 Lynnfield Public Schools 186 58
61 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 282 58
61 Nauset Regional, Orleans 198 58
61 Norton Public Schools 239 58
61 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 85 58
61 Walpole Public Schools 316 58
70 Bedford Public Schools 204 57
70 Sharon Public Schools 254 57
70 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 604 57
73 Burlington Public Schools 297 56
73 Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett 63 56
75 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 206 55
75 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 75 55
75 Grafton Public Schools 219 55
75 Holliston Public Schools 223 55
75 North Reading Public Schools 207 55
80 Duxbury Public Schools 277 54
80 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 147 54
80 Wellesley Public Schools 371 54
83 Beverly Public Schools 318 53
83 Chelmsford Public Schools 404 53
83 Southborough Public Schools 166 53
83 UP Academy Charter, Boston 147 53
87 Hatfield Public Schools 31 52
87 North Attleborough Public Schools 387 52
87 Reading Public Schools 385 52
87 Westwood Public Schools 255 52
91 Granby Public Schools 89 51
91 Millis Public Schools 98 51
91 Scituate Public Schools 267 51
91 Seekonk Public Schools 171 51
95 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 72 50
95 Melrose Public Schools 297 50
95 Milford Public Schools 306 50
98 Amesbury Public Schools 194 49
98 Barnstable Public Schools 391 49
98 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 499 49
98 Hanover Public Schools 237 49
102 Ipswich Public Schools 188 48
102 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 419 48
102 Plymouth Public Schools 566 48
102 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 33 48
106 Belchertown Public Schools 194 47
106 Bellingham Public Schools 184 47
106 Dudley-Charlton Regional 365 47
106 MATCH Charter, Boston 81 47
106 Monomoy Regional, Chatham 141 47
106 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 230 47
106 Quaboag Regional, Warre 107 47
106 Wakefield Public Schools 253 47
114 Falmouth Public Schools 252 46
114 Hopedale Public Schools 95 46
114 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 265 46
114 Sutton Public Schools 131 46
114 Triton Regional, Byfield 223 46
119 Gill-Montague Regional 94 45
119 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 73 45
119 Sandwich Public Schools 276 45
119 Swampscott Public Schools 197 45
119 Swansea Public Schools 167 45
124 Acushnet Public Schools 118 44
124 Community Charter School of Cambridge 85 44
124 Danvers Public Schools 303 44
124 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 278 44
124 Hill View Montessori Charter, Haverhill 34 44
124 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 323 44
124 Tyngsborough Public Schools 160 44
131 Hull Public Schools 83 43
131 North Andover Public Schools 363 43
131 Oxford Public Schools 147 43
131 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 94 43
131 Somerset Public Schools 204 43
131 Westport Community Public Schools 140 43
137 Attleboro Public Schools 459 42
137 Dartmouth Public Schools 343 42
137 Douglas Public Schools 145 42
137 Florida Public Schools 12 42
137 Foxborough Public Schools 235 42
137 Millbury Public Schools 136 42
137 Northampton Public Schools 212 42
137 Pembroke Public Schools 269 42
137 West Bridgewater Public Schools 112 42
137 West Springfield Public Schools 302 42
147 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 111 41
147 Berkley Public Schools 106 41
147 Cambridge Public Schools 362 41
147 Dedham Public Schools 228 41
147 Milton Public Schools 268 41
147 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 103 41
147 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 69 41
154 Ashland Public Schools 196 40
154 Ayer Shirley Regional 129 40
154 Billerica Public Schools 501 40
154 Boston Preparatory Charter, Hyde Park 58 40
154 Lawrence Family Development Charter 55 40
154 Quabbin Regional, Barre 222 40
154 South Hadley Public Schools 152 40
154 Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional 151 40
162 Bourne Public Schools 188 39
162 Marshfield Public Schools 351 39
162 Salem Academy Charter, Salem 59 39
162 Uxbridge Public Schools 161 39
162 Woburn Public Schools 352 39
167 Hampden Charter School of Science, Chicopee 52 38
167 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 137 38
167 Leicester Public Schools 136 38
167 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 84 38
167 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 126 38
167 Peabody Public Schools 470 38
167 Ware Public Schools 100 38
167 Wilmington Public Schools 314 38
175 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 81 37
175 Auburn Public Schools 181 37
175 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 278 37
175 East Longmeadow Public Schools 219 37
175 Mansfield Public Schools 388 37
175 Maynard Public Schools 91 37
175 Medford Public Schools 338 37
175 Middleborough Public Schools 278 37
183 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 168 36
183 East Bridgewater Public Schools 215 36
183 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 301 36
186 Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter, Adams 49 35
186 Georgetown Public Schools 126 35
186 Monson Public Schools 119 35
186 Nantucket Public Schools 94 35
186 Northbridge Public Schools 184 35
186 Quincy Public Schools 629 35
186 Revere Public Schools 463 35
186 West Boylston Public Schools 92 35
186 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 342 35
195 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 79 34
195 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 82 34
195 North Brookfield Public Schools 38 34
195 Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter, Hadley 67 34
195 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 120 34
195 Stoughton Public Schools 301 34
195 Winchendon Public Schools 116 34
202 Blackstone-Millville Regional 170 33
202 Greenfield Public Schools 189 33
202 Hudson Public Schools 215 33
202 Lenox Public Schools 66 33
202 Lunenburg Public Schools 123 33
202 Malden Public Schools 452 33
202 Pittsfield Public Schools 424 33
202 Taunton Public Schools 611 33
202 Westfield Public Schools 429 33
202 Winthrop Public Schools 144 33
212 Abington Public Schools 163 32
212 Agawam Public Schools 351 32
212 Foxborough Regional Charter 100 32
212 Framingham Public Schools 596 32
212 Innovation Academy Charter, Chelmsford 98 32
212 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 324 32
212 Norwood Public Schools 247 32
212 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 53 32
212 Wareham Public Schools 239 32
221 Athol-Royalston Regional 110 31
221 Fairhaven Public Schools 154 31
221 Gateway Regional, Huntington 84 31
221 Ludlow Public Schools 235 31
221 Tewksbury Public Schools 379 31
221 Waltham Public Schools 370 31
227 Avon Public Schools 67 30
227 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 113 30
227 Somerville Public Schools 323 30
227 Watertown Public Schools 174 30
231 Marlborough Public Schools 322 29
232 Carver Public Schools 152 28
232 Haverhill Public Schools 627 28
232 Leominster Public Schools 461 28
232 Salem Public Schools 280 28
236 Saugus Public Schools 249 27
237 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 102 25
237 Gardner Public Schools 181 25
237 Gloucester Public Schools 231 25
237 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 178 25
237 Weymouth Public Schools 501 25
242 Dracut Public Schools 311 24
242 Holbrook Public Schools 109 24
242 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 34 24
242 Palmer Public Schools 131 24
246 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 252 23
247 Holyoke Community Charter 46 22
247 Mashpee Public Schools 138 22
249 Adams-Cheshire Regional 108 21
249 Clinton Public Schools 135 21
249 Methuen Public Schools 594 21
249 Randolph Public Schools 245 21
249 Worcester Public Schools 1,587 21
254 North Adams Public Schools 110 20
254 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 127 20
256 Fall River Public Schools 778 19
256 Four Rivers Charter, Greenfield 36 19
258 Brockton Public Schools 1,232 18
258 Everett Public Schools 451 18
258 Lee Public Schools 68 18
258 Lowell Public Schools 1,094 18
258 Webster Public Schools 145 18
263 Global Learning Charter, New Bedford 96 17
263 Lynn Public Schools 940 17
265 Chicopee Public Schools 568 16
265 Easthampton Public Schools 117 16
265 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 112 16
265 Southbridge Public Schools 164 16
269 Rockland Public Schools 190 15
270 Boston Public Schools 3,851 14
270 Fitchburg Public Schools 381 14
272 New Bedford Public Schools 952 13
272 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 54 13
274 Chelsea Public Schools 376 12
275 Holyoke Public Schools 411 11
276 New Leadership Charter, Springfield 79 10
277 Clarksburg Public Schools 22 9
277 Lawrence Public Schools 1,025 9
279 Springfield Public Schools 1,735 8
280 Smith Leadership Academy Charter, Boston 73 7
280 Spirit of Knowledge Charter, Worcester 46 7