snapshot: top 25 districts by minority students

By Matt Carroll, Globe Staff | Feb. 13, 2014
The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education tracks the percent of minority students in each school district. The chart shows the top 25 districts, by minority students, with a minimum of 500 students. The data is for 2012-2013.
DISTRICTPercent minorityRankNumber of Students
Abby Kelley Foster Charter70521,426
Abington7.23312,042
Academy Of the Pacific Rim Charter79.946493
Acton39872,555
Acton-Boxborough30.71102,919
Acushnet1.54011,003
Adams-Cheshire6.93401,480
Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter36.396969
Agawam10.52614,156
Alma del Mar Charter School72.651161
Amesbury8.63022,351
Amesbury Academy Charter9.827551
Amherst49711,226
Amherst-Pelham37.8921,557
Andover22.21466,275
Arlington231424,907
Ashburnham-Westminster7.43242,284
Ashland21.81472,595
Assabet Valley Regional Voc Tech 17.81771,010
Athol-Royalston10.92481,479
Atlantis Charter15.6199753
Attleboro26.21295,947
Auburn11.52352,382
Avon39.986770
Ayer Shirley School District22.81451,684
Barnstable20.61534,935
Barnstable Community Horace Mann Charter21.5150284
Bedford26.81252,521
Belchertown9.12922,511
Bellingham9.62812,481
Belmont28.41184,088
Benjamin Banneker Charter99.83351
Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter23142446
Berkley4.7376882
Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter18.2175313
Berkshire Hills12.82201,365
Berlin7.9311228
Berlin-Boylston5.8358433
Beverly16.11934,355
Billerica12.22255,506
Blackstone-Millville8.13081,893
Blackstone Valley Regional Voc Tech 6.23531,156
Blue Hills Regional Voc Tech 34.399796
Boston86.93654,572
Boston Collegiate Charter45.574620
Boston Day and Evening Academy Charter8935427
Boston Green Academy Horace Mann Charter School85.440316
Boston Preparatory Charter95.320359
Boston Renaissance Charter97.811938
Bourne11.62332,133
Boxborough38.689444
Boxford5.7361783
Boylston8.3306387
Braintree20.51545,610
Brewster12.9217474
Bridge Boston Charter School1001108
Bridgewater-Raynham10.32665,470
Brimfield3394327
Bristol-Plymouth Regional Voc Tech 12.92171,259
Bristol County Agricultural7.2331445
Brockton75.64916,925
Brookfield7.7319312
Brookline42.5807,122
Burlington25.71303,641
Cambridge61.7616,196
Canton24.81363,289
Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter8.8294227
Cape Cod Regional Voc Tech 19.5165647
Carlisle20.4155643
Carver3.83861,741
Central Berkshire7.13341,781
Chelmsford18.81695,133
Chelsea91.8286,042
Chesterfield-Goshen1.8399173
Chicopee38.1907,850
Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter28.5117305
City On A Hill Charter98.97262
Clarksburg2.4397171
Clinton28.91141,988
Codman Academy Charter97.213144
Cohasset5.83581,605
Community Charter School of Cambridge96.714368
Community Day Charter School - Gateway96.616120
Community Day Charter School - Prospect93.324330
Community Day Charter School - R. Kingman Webster92.526120
Concord211522,178
Concord-Carlisle19.61631,224
Conservatory Lab Charter7550176
Conway4.4378184
Danvers11.42383,657
Dartmouth9.42863,802
Dedham24.11402,867
Deerfield9.3288453
Dennis-Yarmouth24.21393,120
Dighton-Rehoboth7.63203,052
Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter96.218129
Douglas5.43661,671
Dover17.4179525
Dover-Sherborn122301,174
Dracut16.31913,928
Dudley-Charlton Reg9.42864,090
Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School99.25131
Duxbury53723,253
East Bridgewater5.73612,280
Eastham10.3266204
Easthampton15.12021,633
East Longmeadow11.92322,751
Easton14.42053,927
Edgartown18.1176354
Edward Brooke Charter98.58484
Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers (Horace Mann Charter School)95.419266
Edward W. Brooke Charter School 297.312262
Edward W. Brooke Charter School 390.232183
Erving10.7256158
Essex Agricultural Tech 13.1214470
Everett63.6596,697
Excel Academy Charter82.444215
Excel Academy Charter School - Boston II85.73956
Excel Academy Charter School - Chelsea92.825111
Fairhaven8.73002,023
Fall River37.89210,244
Falmouth16.21923,546
Farmington River Reg10271149
Fitchburg62.1605,209
Florida6.8342104
Four Rivers Charter10.6259218
Foxborough10.92482,787
Foxborough Regional Charter41.9821,209
Framingham38918,323
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential8.7300392
Franklin10.82535,937
Franklin County Regional Voc Tech 6356513
Freetown-Lakeville4.93733,057
Frontier10.9248622
Gardner21.71482,552
Gateway5.53651,029
Georgetown3.83861,562
Gill-Montague13.82101,045
Global Learning Charter43.378482
Gloucester10.42633,167
Gosnold04022
Grafton17.21832,997
Granby7.4324996
Greater Fall River Regional Voc Tech 11.22411,386
Greater Lawrence Regional Voc Tech 79.9461,294
Greater Lowell Regional Voc Tech 46.8732,072
Greater New Bedford Regional Voc Tech 28.21192,112
Greenfield201592,108
Groton-Dunstable7.43242,686
Hadley17.6178663
Halifax3.7390583
Hamilton-Wenham8.43041,973
Hampden-Wilbraham12.72233,455
Hampden Charter School of Science54.666348
Hampshire4.7376756
Hancock2.239845
Hanover3.93852,657
Harvard15.81981,227
Hatfield6.2353447
Haverhill32.81037,121
Hawlemont9.9273101
Hilltown Cooperative Charter12.2225172
Hill View Montessori Charter24.8136310
Hingham7.53224,216
Holbrook33.41021,224
Holland7.8314229
Holliston9.72772,841
Holyoke82.8435,837
Holyoke Community Charter9227703
Hopedale7.93111,285
Hopkinton9.62813,458
Hudson11.22412,976
Hull43831,094
Innovation Academy Charter17.1185664
Ipswich8.92932,048
King Philip4.43782,161
Kingston4.13811,130
KIPP Academy Boston Charter School100173
KIPP Academy Lynn Charter89.434585
Lanesborough5.7361228
Lawrence94.32313,310
Lawrence Family Development Charter99.54632
Lee13.3213681
Leicester10.82531,726
Lenox11245777
Leominster40.2856,261
Leverett17.4179144
Lexington43.5766,608
Lincoln36.1971,238
Lincoln-Sudbury17.41791,590
Littleton8.82941,608
Longmeadow15.52002,876
Lowell68.35414,122
Lowell Community Charter9521630
Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter5864131
Ludlow11.52352,849
Lunenburg9.72771,590
Lynn78.44814,144
Lynnfield10.42632,274
Ma Academy for Math and Science369850
Malden68.3546,663
Manchester Essex Regional1.83991,555
Mansfield12.22254,532
Marblehead9.92733,275
Marblehead Community Charter12.1229230
Marion9.5285472
Marlborough43.4774,694
Marshfield4.13814,559
Martha's Vineyard Charter18.4173184
Marthas Vineyard20.4155685
Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School of Excellence98.49362
Masconomet4.93732,054
Mashpee20.11581,727
MATCH Charter School96.714469
MATCH Community Day Charter School94.522199
Mattapoisett9.3288515
Maynard16.91861,381
Medfield83102,795
Medford37.8924,720
Medway6.63462,488
Melrose18.71703,696
Mendon-Upton7.13342,544
Methuen38.9887,110
Middleborough10.32663,294
Middleton8.8294819
Milford27.81214,213
Millbury13.62111,741
Millis10.72561,459
Milton30.41113,958
Minuteman Regional Voc Tech 19.6163647
Mohawk Trail7.83141,024
Monomoy Regional School District16.41891,934
Monson5.43661,269
Montachusett Regional Voc Tech 19.81601,408
Mount Greylock7.8314563
Mystic Valley Regional Charter40.3841,480
Nahant10.1269187
Nantucket37.3951,398
Narragansett6.73441,439
Nashoba9.72773,483
Nashoba Valley Regional Voc Tech 8.8294662
Natick16.41895,116
Nauset112451,542
Needham17.21835,474
Neighborhood House Charter80.745401
New Bedford51.56713,002
Newburyport6.43512,354
New Leadership Charter91.630490
New Salem-Wendell12.8220141
Newton34.39912,476
Norfolk7.8314941
Norfolk County Agricultural4383486
North Adams15.91971,568
Northampton29.61122,733
Northampton-Smith Voc Agricultural17.3182420
North Andover19.31674,802
North Attleborough12.82204,750
Northboro-Southboro132151,491
Northborough20.21571,895
Northbridge102712,651
North Brookfield9.3288594
North Central Charter Essential32.7105354
Northeast Metropolitan Regional Voc Tech 32.71051,262
Northern Berkshire Regional Voc Tech 3.8386488
North Middlesex6.83423,608
North Reading7.83142,607
North Shore Regional Voc Tech 16195471
Norton7.43242,635
Norwell5.33692,272
Norwood25.71303,610
Oak Bluffs26.6127401
Old Colony Regional Voc Tech 2.8395585
Old Rochester7.23311,185
Orange11.3239690
Orleans10.9248212
Oxford13.62111,981
Palmer112451,587
Pathfinder Regional Voc Tech 5.8358636
Peabody19.51656,010
Pelham24.9135133
Pembroke3.13923,310
Pentucket5.13712,944
Petersham10.6259113
Phoenix Charter Academy91.331268
Pioneer Charter School of Science65.356353
Pioneer Valley63561,058
Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter(District)42.879278
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter25.2134407
Pittsfield27.51225,984
Plainville14.9203800
Plymouth9.82758,074
Plympton2.5396237
Prospect Hill Academy Charter86.6381,151
Provincetown40.983120
Quabbin7.13342,601
Quaboag Regional7.43241,399
Quincy49.3709,446
Ralph C Mahar11.2241709
Randolph82.9423,035
Reading9.62814,503
Revere59.1626,796
Richmond7.5322160
Rising Tide Charter8.1308455
River Valley Charter12.5224288
Rochester6.1355530
Rockland16.81882,256
Rockport6.6346933
Rowe8.829457
Roxbury Preparatory Charter98.310534
Sabis International Charter69.9531,570
Salem47.8724,463
Salem Academy Charter51.468342
Salem Community Charter School56.36564
Sandwich3.83863,193
Saugus19.11682,850
Savoy9.628142
Scituate5.43663,219
Seekonk8.43042,094
Seven Hills Charter91.828659
Sharon32.81033,487
Shawsheen Valley Regional Voc Tech 5.63641,370
Sherborn18.4173410
Shrewsbury31.11096,153
Shutesbury21.1151156
Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter25.4132576
Silver Lake3.13921,943
Smith Leadership Academy Charter99.16220
Somerset6.63461,858
Somerset Berkley Regional School District7338941
Somerville63.9584,946
Southampton8.8294560
Southborough19.71621,458
Southbridge43.8752,276
Southeastern Regional Voc Tech 42.4811,239
Southern Berkshire10.7256774
Southern Worcester County Regional Voc Tech 7.43241,082
South Hadley15.32011,978
South Middlesex Regional Voc Tech 58.363683
South Shore Charter34101541
South Shore Regional Voc Tech 8.5303587
Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional School District73381,769
Spencer-E Brookfield11.62331,908
Spirit of Knowledge Charter School83.541163
Springfield86.73725,642
Stoneham132152,430
Stoughton31.41083,749
Sturbridge11.3239968
Sturgis Charter12.9217735
Sudbury161953,034
Sunderland27.9120186
Sutton7.13341,623
Swampscott142092,323
Swansea4.93732,085
Tantasqua9.32881,799
Taunton26.91247,706
Tewksbury6.93403,836
Tisbury28.8115337
Topsfield6.6346607
Tri County Regional Voc Tech 6.43511,010
Triton6.73442,880
Truro16.1193142
Tyngsborough14.42051,895
Up-Island Regional12230324
UP Academy Charter School of Boston90.133450
Upper Cape Cod Regional Voc Tech 11.2241657
Uxbridge8.23071,940
Veritas Preparatory Charter School96.41780
Wachusett10.52617,496
Wakefield10.12693,395
Wales12.2225148
Walpole14.72044,047
Waltham50.6695,049
Ware11.52351,336
Wareham25.31332,932
Watertown29.21132,745
Wayland26.31282,720
Webster26.71261,865
Wellesley22.91444,993
Wellfleet9.7277145
Westborough321073,577
West Boylston10.9248953
West Bridgewater7.63201,370
Westfield16.91866,000
Westford23.51415,298
Westhampton5.3369150
Weston271232,405
Westport6.63461,685
West Springfield28.61163,922
Westwood14.12073,212
Weymouth18.51726,944
Whately3.3391150
Whitman-Hanson7.93114,274
Whittier Regional Voc Tech 19.81601,223
Williamsburg4.3380159
Williamstown18.6171446
Wilmington10.82533,548
Winchendon10.42631,409
Winchester21.71484,409
Winthrop14.12071,975
Woburn24.41384,825
Worcester64.55724,891
Wrentham7.43241,175
SOURCE: State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education