Top 5 schools in this state
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Massachusetts based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
College Success Award
These are some of the best public high schools in Massachusetts at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
Academic summary
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Student demographics
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Largest school districts in Massachusetts
  • Boston
    51,433 students | ROXBURY, MA
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 118 schools
  • Worcester
    25,415 students | WORCESTER, MA
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 45 schools
  • Springfield
    25,297 students | SPRINGFIELD, MA
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 60 schools
  • Brockton
    16,349 students | BROCKTON, MA
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 24 schools
  • Lynn
    15,751 students | LYNN, MA
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 26 schools
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Reviews from schools in Massachusetts
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October 21, 2021
As a teacher at North, I can tell you how hard working teachers are! We are not union driven, but driven by the needs of our students. Social media is often fueled by a few disgruntled parents who... More
Review for North Elementary
Current student
October 20, 2021
On the surface this school seems to be a fine establishment. However it has many flaws. Firstly, the bathrooms are always out of toilet paper. Next, the wifi is extremely unreliable. And to top it all... More
Review for Swampscott High
Parent / Guardian
October 20, 2021
My son went to Four Winds for three years and it was such an amazing thing for him. School went from something he dreaded to something he loved. The smaller and quieter environment gave him the time... More
Review for Four Winds School