2010 City Rankings - Massachusetts High Schools

The city rankings were calculated by taking the standardized tests used by Massachusetts to determine the proficiency level across varying grades and subjects for high schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all high schools in each city and ordered from highest to lowest. The tests and subjects used to determine the percentile ranks can be found below. Learn more about how rankings are determined.

MCAS Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • Biology
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Science
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
216Hull, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 371
63.84 158
214Swampscott, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 770
63.77 84
215Brookline, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,760
63.46 102
217Auburn, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 766
62.62 94
219North Easton, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,166
62.27 72
220Barre, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 970
62.13 84
221Kingston, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,293
61.86 61
222Danvers, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,016
61.32 104
223Douglas, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 603
61.18 77
224Falmouth, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 974
61.14 125
225West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 591
60.99 151
226Framingham, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,190
60.44 93
325Greenfield, Massachusetts
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 664
60.07 284
227Townsend, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,147
59.99 142
228Braintree, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,590
59.95 156
229Watertown, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 728
59.37 79
230Abington, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 558
58.73 76
231Northampton, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 899
58.73 103
232Northfield, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 540
58.36 67
233Millbury, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 863
58.33 99
234Great Barrington, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 599
58.01 115
235Stoughton, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,130
57.99 77
236Billerica, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,598
57.92 91
237Dalton, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 628
57.36 106
238Melrose, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 951
57.26 130
239Milton, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,107
57.18 113
240Warren, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 596
56.81 119
241Weymouth, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,125
56.66 114
242Southwick, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 572
56.59 126
243Dartmouth, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,168
56.51 94
244Orange, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 778
56.44 52
245Mashpee, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 539
56.18 104
246Dracut, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,149
55.96 70
247Rockport, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 331
55.96 99
248Williamstown, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 641
55.79 153
249Whitman, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,254
55.22 92
251Tewksbury, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 977
54.77 77
253Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 699
54.52 97
254Somerset, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 927
54.46 130
257Norwood, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,043
53.95 106
258Leicester, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 528
52.92 71
259Hudson, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,253
52.90 97
260Ayer, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 365
52.89 92
261Beverly, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,243
52.66 100
262Seekonk, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 642
52.41 103
263Bourne, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 655
52.33 202
264Pembroke, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 911
51.81 144
265Winthrop, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 534
51.63 102
266Sheffield, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 400
51.41 84
313Malden, Massachusetts
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,072
51.13 201
267Fairhaven, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 619
51.12 92
268Palmer, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 641
51.12 62
269Monson, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 369
50.52 155
270Baldwinville, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 474
50.30 126
188Somerville, Massachusetts
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,290
50.08 121
272Medford, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,223
49.90 81
274Plymouth, Massachusetts
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,542
49.80 132
275Agawam, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,312
49.56 87
276Milford, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,128
48.89 104
396Dorchester, Massachusetts
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 3,174
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award48.80 392
278Oxford, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 548
48.27 76
279Middleborough, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 866
47.96 93
281Waltham, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,414
47.85 108
280Ware, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 505
47.59 165
282Adams, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 216
46.60 58
332Quincy, Massachusetts
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,817
45.95 192
283South Deerfield, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 705
45.67 195
284North Dighton, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,030
45.40 198
277Cambridge, Massachusetts
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,862
45.10 96
285Bellingham, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 748
44.89 100
286Blackstone, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 544
43.63 148
287Leominster, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,192
43.34 107
288Fiskdale, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 896
43.12 156
289Ludlow, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 985
42.16 99
290Marlborough, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,533
41.92 135
369Boston, Massachusetts
High Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 4,677
41.19 367
292Gloucester, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,097
41.12 115
293Cheshire, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 692
40.53 110
294Westport, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 506
40.18 95
295Uxbridge, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 460
39.76 116
297Whitinsville, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 631
38.67 90
298Maynard, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 323
38.24 169
299North Brookfield, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 284
37.97 115
273Fitchburg, Massachusetts
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,571
37.77 52
300Lee, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 470
37.60 111
301Bridgewater, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,591
37.46 132
302Granby, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 551
37.12 106
303Athol, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 465
36.94 133
304Spencer, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 483
36.49 104
305Westfield, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,583
35.96 112
218Amesbury, Massachusetts
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 724
35.79 81
306Woburn, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,384
34.19 111
307Easthampton, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 450
33.97 113
308Swansea, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 585
33.57 155
309Taunton, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,815
33.47 131
374Roxbury, Massachusetts
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 3,191
33.41 311
311Nantucket, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 381
33.23 145
314Methuen, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,837
32.75 117
312Pittsfield, Massachusetts
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,918
32.52 96
318Attleboro, Massachusetts
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,756
31.94 104
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