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Best High Schools
in Massachusetts

We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 75 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 2014 rankings of U.S. News Best High Schools, 22 were awarded gold medals, 41 earned silver medals and 12 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

Boston Latin School

78 AVE LOUIS PASTEUR, BOSTON, MA 02115

#2

Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School

201 FOREST ST, MARLBOROUGH, MA 01752

#3

Belmont High School

221 CONCORD AVE, BELMONT, MA 02478

#4

Wellesley High School

50 RICE ST, WELLESLEY, MA 02481

#5

The Bromfield School

14 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, HARVARD, MA 01451

#6

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School

770 SALEM ST, MALDEN, MA 02148

#7

Dover-Sherborn Regional High

9 JUNCTION ST, DOVER, MA 02030

#8

Medfield High School

88R SOUTH ST, MEDFIELD, MA 02052

#9

O'Bryant School Math/Science

55 MALCOLM X BLVD, ROXBURY, MA 02120

#10

Sharon High School

181 POND ST, SHARON, MA 02067

MA by the Numbers
Districts 287
High Schools 352
Full-Time Teachers 23,400
Students Enrolled 308,112

Featured Districts

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The Boston Public Schools include 27 high schools that serve 19,088 students.

Downtown Springfield, Massachusetts reflecting on the Connecticut River

There are six high schools among the Springfield Public Schools, serving 6,781 students.