Best High Schools
in Massachusetts

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

Sturgis Charter Public School

427 MAIN ST, HYANNIS, MA 02601

#2

Boston Latin School

78 AVE LOUIS PASTEUR, BOSTON, MA 02115

#3

Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School

201 FOREST ST, MARLBOROUGH, MA 01752

#4

Dover-Sherborn High School

9 JUNCTION ST, DOVER, MA 02030

#5

Salem Academy Charter School

45 CONGRESS ST, SALEM, MA 01970

#6

The Bromfield School

14 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, HARVARD, MA 01451

#7

Wellesley High School

50 RICE ST, WELLESLEY, MA 02481

#8

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School

770 SALEM ST, MALDEN, MA 02148

#9

Belmont High School

221 CONCORD AVE, BELMONT, MA 02478

#10

Duxbury High School

130 ST GEORGE ST, DUXBURY, MA 02332

MA by the Numbers
Districts 289
High Schools 358
Full-Time Teachers 23,346
Students Enrolled 310,673

Featured Districts

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The Boston Public Schools include 32 high schools that serve 19,091 students.

Downtown Springfield, Massachusetts reflecting on the Connecticut River

There are six high schools among the Springfield Public Schools, serving 7,270 students.