We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 76 Massachusetts schools made our rankings. View Rankings
Massachusetts recommends that high school students follow the "MassCore" program of studies, which is a minimum of 22 units, including two units of a foreign language. The state, which has been granted flexibility from No Child Left Behind, tests students via the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, according to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education.
Among the many Massachusetts schools in the 2013 rankings of U.S. News Best High Schools, 24 were awarded gold medals, 30 earned silver medals and 22 received bronze medals. Many of Massachusetts's Best High Schools are located in the Boston area, in the Boston Public Schools.
Top Ranked MA Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
427 MAIN ST, HYANNIS, MA 02601#2
78 AVE LOUIS PASTEUR, BOSTON, MA 02115#3
201 FOREST ST, MARLBOROUGH, MA 01752#4
9 JUNCTION ST, DOVER, MA 02030#5
45 CONGRESS ST, SALEM, MA 01970#6
14 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, HARVARD, MA 01451#7
50 RICE ST, WELLESLEY, MA 02481#8
770 SALEM ST, MALDEN, MA 02148#9
221 CONCORD AVE, BELMONT, MA 02478#10
130 ST GEORGE ST, DUXBURY, MA 02332
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MA by the Numbers
Districts 289 High Schools 358 Full-Time Teachers 23,346 Students Enrolled 310,673
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The Boston Public Schools include 32 high schools that serve 19,091 students.
There are six high schools among the Springfield Public Schools, serving 7,270 students.
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