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96%
  • Boston Latin
  • 78 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 2,439
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
95%
  • City On A Hill Charter Public School Circuit Street
  • 58 Circuit Street, Boston
  • City on a Hill Charter Public School Circuit Street (Distric
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 287
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
94%
  • O'bryant School Math/science
  • 55 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 1,415
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
93%
  • Brooke Charter School Roslindale
  • 190 Cummins Highway, Boston
  • Brooke Charter School Roslindale (District)
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 506
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
92%
  • Brooke Charter School East Boston
  • 94 Horace, Boston
  • Brooke Charter School East Boston (District)
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 393
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
90%
  • New Mission High School
  • 655 Metropolitan Ave, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 301
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
88%
  • Boston Latin Academy
  • 205 Townsend Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 1,723
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
87%
  • City On A Hill Charter Public School Dudley Square
  • 2181 Washington Street, Boston
  • City on a Hill Charter Public School Dudley Square (District
  • Grades: 9 - 10 · Students: 192
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
85%
  • Fenway High School
  • 67 Alleghany St, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 328
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
85%
  • Brooke Charter School Mattapan
  • 150 American Legion Highway, Boston
  • Brooke Charter School Mattapan (District)
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 460
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
84%
  • Boston Arts Academy
  • 174 Ipswich Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 441
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
82%
  • Snowden International School At Copley
  • 150 Newbury Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 389
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
80%
  • Edward M. Kennedy Academy For Health Careers (horace Mann Ch
  • 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston
  • Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers (Horace Mann Ch
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 359
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
79%
  • Excel Academy Charter School
  • 58 Moore Street, Boston
  • Excel Academy Charter (District)
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 604
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
77%
  • Another Course To College
  • 20 Warren Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 236
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
77%
  • Boston Community Leadership Academy
  • 655 Metropolitan Ave, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 525
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
77%
  • Boston International High School
  • 100 Maxwell St, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 381
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
76%
  • Boston Collegiate Charter School
  • 11 Mayhew Street, Boston
  • Boston Collegiate Charter (District)
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 688
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
75%
  • Bridge Boston Charter School
  • 2 Mclellan Street, Boston
  • Bridge Boston Charter School (District)
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 189
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
75%
  • The English High
  • 144 Mcbride Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 559
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
75%
  • Margarita Muniz Academy
  • 20 Child Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 11 · Students: 229
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
72%
  • Excel High School
  • 95 G. Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 538
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
71%
  • Match Charter Public School
  • 1001 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
  • MATCH Charter Public School (District)
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 895
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
70%
  • Manassah E Bradley
  • 110 Beachview Road, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 310
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Jeremiah E Burke High
  • 60 Washington Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 539
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
70%
  • Roxbury Preparatory Charter School
  • 120 Fisher Avenue, Boston
  • Roxbury Preparatory Charter (District)
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 884
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
69%
  • Up Academy Charter School Of Boston
  • 215 Dorchester Street, Boston
  • UP Academy Charter School of Boston (District)
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 468
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
67%
  • Lyon Upper 9-12
  • 95 Beechcroft Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 134
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
67%
  • Lyon K-8
  • 50 Beechcroft Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 139
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
66%
  • Neighborhood House Charter School
  • 21 Queen Street, Boston
  • Neighborhood House Charter (District)
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 398
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
65%
  • Boston Preparatory Charter Public School
  • 1286 Hyde Park Avenue, Boston
  • Boston Preparatory Charter Public (District)
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 391
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
65%
  • Boston Day And Evening Academy Charter School
  • 20 Kearsarge Ave, Boston
  • Boston Day and Evening Academy Charter (District)
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 380
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
65%
  • Joseph P Manning
  • 130 Louders Lane, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 157
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
64%
  • Warren-prescott
  • 50 School Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 532
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
64%
  • East Boston High
  • 86 White Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,522
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
62%
  • John F Kennedy
  • 7 Bolster Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 402
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
62%
  • Urban Science Academy
  • 1205 V.f.w. Parkway, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 471
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
62%
  • Josiah Quincy
  • 885 Washington Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 789
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
62%
  • Quincy Upper School
  • 152 Arlington Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 497
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
60%
  • Eliot Elementary
  • 16 Charter Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 453
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
60%
  • Joseph J Hurley
  • 70 Worcester Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 342
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
60%
  • Charlestown High
  • 240 Medford Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 962
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
59%
  • Academy Of The Pacific Rim Charter Public School
  • 1 Westinghouse Plaza, Boston
  • Academy Of the Pacific Rim Charter Public (District)
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 519
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
59%
  • Boston Renaissance Charter Public School
  • 1415 Hyde Park Ave, Boston
  • Boston Renaissance Charter Public (District)
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 944
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
58%
  • Joyce Kilmer
  • 35 Baker Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 456
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
57%
  • West Roxbury Academy
  • 1205 V.f.w. Parkway, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 579
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
57%
  • Phineas Bates
  • 426 Beech Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 292
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
57%
  • Nathan Hale
  • 51 Cedar Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 176
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
57%
  • Richard J Murphy
  • 1 Worrell Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 882
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
57%
  • John D Philbrick
  • 40 Philbrick Street, Boston
  • Boston
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 161
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Boston school information

IndexBostonMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores51%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools681,16779,221
Total private schools2250824,874
Total post-secondary schools531937,963
The Boston, MA educational system consists of 68 public schools, 22 private schools and 53 post-secondary schools. Boston public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 21% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Boston public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 46.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Boston

IndexBostonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.7%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%2.6%1.3%

Boston, MA School Districts

Boston School District

There are a total of 68 public schools, 22 private schools and 53 post-secondary schools in Boston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Boston, MA schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Boston, MA, an average of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Boston schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Boston, MA schools.

Source: The Boston, MA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.