boston.com News your connection to The Boston Globe
Today's Globe  |   Latest News:   Local   Nation   World   |  Education   Obituaries   Special sections  
2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 2003 MCAS SCORES
District-wide results: School-by-school results:
Choose from this menu: [ Or see entire list ] Choose from this menu: [ Or see entire list ]


* District rankings by grade and subject: Overall | 3rd | 4th | 5th | 6th | 7th | 8th | 10th
* Individual school rankings by grade and subject: 3rd | 4th | 5th | 6th | 7th | 8th | 10th

Top-ranked 3rd grade districts

Here are the top 3rd grade school districts, ranked by Reading scores on the Spring 2003 MCAS exam. Boston.com determined the rankings by adding the percentage of students who scored either "Advanced" or "Proficient" in the subject. 100 is the highest possible score.

READING
2003
Rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Sherborn Public Schools 77 92
2 North Reading Public Schools 214 91
2 Winchester Public Schools 267 91
4 Dover Public Schools 108 89
4 Southborough Public Schools 158 89
4 Swampscott Public Schools 168 89
7 Nahant Public Schools 24 88
8 Boxborough Public Schools 82 87
8 Boylston Public Schools 55 87
8 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 260 87
11 Boxford Public Schools 136 86
11 Conway Public Schools 21 86
11 Hanover Public Schools 211 86
11 Harvard Public Schools 93 86
15 Chelmsford Public Schools 456 85
15 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 182 85
15 Leverett Public Schools 13 85
15 Manchester Essex Regional 106 85
15 Weston Public Schools 172 85
20 Acton Public Schools 351 84
20 Arlington Public Schools 365 84
20 Norwell Public Schools 133 84
20 Reading Public Schools 311 84
20 Sharon Public Schools 255 84
20 Westford Public Schools 419 84
26 Bedford Public Schools 156 83
26 Belmont Public Schools 263 83
26 Carlisle Public Schools 111 83
26 Chesterfield-Goshen Regional 23 83
26 Concord Public Schools 213 83
26 Foxborough Public Schools 199 83
26 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 18 83
26 Marshfield Public Schools 386 83
26 Newton Public Schools 823 83
26 Northborough Public Schools 198 83
26 Sudbury Public Schools 351 83
26 Topsfield Public Schools 100 83
26 Wellesley Public Schools 351 83
39 Longmeadow Public Schools 260 82
39 Marblehead Public Schools 234 82
39 Natick Public Schools 374 82
39 Westwood Public Schools 223 82
43 Clarksburg Public Schools 27 81
43 Cohasset Public Schools 124 81
43 Easton Public Schools 324 81
43 Lexington Public Schools 510 81
43 Medfield Public Schools 242 81
43 Millis Public Schools 104 81
43 North Attleborough Public Schools 347 81
43 Scituate Public Schools 261 81
43 Shutesbury Public Schools 26 81
43 Sunderland Public Schools 31 81
43 Williamsburg Public Schools 26 81
43 Wrentham Public Schools 184 81
55 Andover Public Schools 447 80
55 Georgetown Public Schools 135 80
55 Mattapoisett Public Schools 87 80
55 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 245 80
55 North Andover Public Schools 360 80
55 Rochester Public Schools 74 80
55 Wayland Public Schools 228 80
62 Acushnet Public Schools 112 79
62 Ashland Public Schools 198 79
62 Chatham Public Schools 52 79
62 Mendon-Upton Regional 207 79
62 Middleton Public Schools 91 79
62 Norfolk Public Schools 163 79
62 Sabis Foxborough Regional Charter 81 79
62 Shrewsbury Public Schools 450 79
62 Sutton Public Schools 117 79
62 Truro Public Schools 14 79
62 Walpole Public Schools 272 79
73 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 46 78
73 Hopkinton Public Schools 271 78
73 Lanesborough Public Schools 37 78
73 Littleton Public Schools 153 78
73 Mansfield Public Schools 421 78
73 Richmond Public Schools 18 78
73 Woburn Public Schools 336 78
80 Medway Public Schools 235 77
80 Orleans Public Schools 43 77
80 South Shore Charter, Hull 35 77
80 Triton Regional, Byfield 288 77
80 Westborough Public Schools 228 77
80 Wilmington Public Schools 331 77
86 Burlington Public Schools 274 76
86 Duxbury Public Schools 253 76
86 Hingham Public Schools 277 76
86 Lunenburg Public Schools 134 76
86 Melrose Public Schools 284 76
86 Milton Public Schools 283 76
86 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 383 76
86 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 157 76
86 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 41 76
95 Avon Public Schools 51 75
95 Brewster Public Schools 108 75
95 Canton Public Schools 257 75
95 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 24 75
95 Danvers Public Schools 272 75
95 Franklin Public Schools 468 75
95 Grafton Public Schools 198 75
95 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 277 75
95 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 32 75
95 Sandwich Public Schools 312 75
105 Falmouth Public Schools 323 74
105 Groton-Dunstable Regional 233 74
105 Lynnfield Public Schools 152 74
105 Norwood Public Schools 229 74
105 Plympton Public Schools 31 74
105 Tewksbury Public Schools 411 74
105 West Boylston Public Schools 99 74
112 Agawam Public Schools 320 73
112 Amesbury Public Schools 194 73
112 Ayer Public Schools 128 73
112 Bellingham Public Schools 217 73
112 Braintree Public Schools 388 73
112 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 462 73
112 Brookline Public Schools 421 73
112 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 160 73
112 Dedham Public Schools 259 73
112 Granville Public Schools 22 73
112 Holliston Public Schools 264 73
112 Needham Public Schools 357 73
112 Oxford Public Schools 169 73
112 Provincetown Public Schools 11 73
112 Wellfleet Public Schools 22 73
112 Westhampton Public Schools 15 73
128 East Longmeadow Public Schools 188 72
128 Gill-Montague Regional 90 72
128 Gloucester Public Schools 277 72
128 Hadley Public Schools 54 72
128 Marion Public Schools 68 72
128 Plymouth Public Schools 648 72
128 Quabbin Regional, Barre 228 72
128 Southwick-Tolland Regional 137 72
128 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 558 72
128 Weymouth Public Schools 497 72
138 Barnstable Public Schools 517 71
138 Brimfield Public Schools 34 71
138 Lincoln Public Schools 152 71
138 Newburyport Public Schools 161 71
138 Pembroke Public Schools 238 71
138 Somerset Public Schools 191 71
138 Tyngsborough Public Schools 160 71
145 Dudley-Charlton Regional 359 70
145 Halifax Public Schools 100 70
145 Saugus Public Schools 287 70
145 Seekonk Public Schools 182 70
145 Stoneham Public Schools 218 70
145 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 347 70
145 Williamstown Public Schools 76 70
152 Dartmouth Public Schools 311 69
152 Lenox Public Schools 55 69
152 Middleborough Public Schools 290 69
152 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 120 69
152 Northbridge Public Schools 192 69
152 Pelham Public Schools 16 69
152 Swansea Public Schools 173 69
159 Bourne Public Schools 182 68
159 Carver Public Schools 160 68
159 Ipswich Public Schools 165 68
159 Leicester Public Schools 148 68
159 Whately Public Schools 19 68
164 Abington Public Schools 197 67
164 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 191 67
164 Edgartown Public Schools 36 67
164 Hudson Public Schools 202 67
164 Norton Public Schools 293 67
164 Sturbridge Public Schools 115 67
164 Wakefield Public Schools 278 67
171 Amherst Public Schools 200 66
171 Granby Public Schools 86 66
171 Hopedale Public Schools 92 66
171 Marlborough Public Schools 385 66
171 Randolph Public Schools 295 66
171 Rockport Public Schools 56 66
171 Stoughton Public Schools 318 66
171 Watertown Public Schools 178 66
179 Auburn Public Schools 204 65
179 Belchertown Public Schools 184 65
179 Beverly Public Schools 355 65
179 Holbrook Public Schools 127 65
179 Kingston Public Schools 173 65
179 Maynard Public Schools 108 65
179 Winthrop Public Schools 168 65
186 Attleboro Public Schools 467 64
186 Dracut Public Schools 322 64
186 Millbury Public Schools 132 64
186 Southampton Public Schools 75 64
186 Uxbridge Public Schools 174 64
191 Clinton Public Schools 137 63
191 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 249 63
191 Fairhaven Public Schools 165 63
191 Hull Public Schools 94 63
191 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 68 63
191 Quaboag Regional, Warre 105 63
191 Quincy Public Schools 631 63
198 Douglas Public Schools 123 62
198 Harwich Public Schools 110 62
198 Hatfield Public Schools 39 62
198 Haverhill Public Schools 598 62
198 Milford Public Schools 308 62
198 North Brookfield Public Schools 76 62
198 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 42 62
198 Pittsfield Public Schools 518 62
198 South Hadley Public Schools 180 62
198 Ware Public Schools 99 62
198 Westport Public Schools 148 62
209 Billerica Public Schools 570 61
209 Medford Public Schools 324 61
209 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 106 61
209 Northampton Public Schools 187 61
209 Peabody Public Schools 494 61
209 Rockland Public Schools 213 61
209 Taunton Public Schools 694 61
209 Westfield Public Schools 464 61
217 Blackstone-Millville Regional 174 60
217 Deerfield Public Schools 62 60
217 East Bridgewater Public Schools 196 60
217 Eastham Public Schools 35 60
217 Farmington River Regional, Otis 30 60
217 Hawlemont Regional, Shelburne Falls 20 60
217 Ludlow Public Schools 212 60
217 Methuen Public Schools 540 60
217 Plainville Public Schools 111 60
217 Southbridge Public Schools 201 60
227 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 346 59
227 Erving Public Schools 22 59
227 Framingham Public Schools 673 59
227 Gardner Public Schools 231 59
227 Orange Public Schools 116 59
227 Shirley Public Schools 85 59
233 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 81 58
233 Berlin Public Schools 36 58
233 Mashpee Public Schools 156 58
233 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 85 58
237 Leominster Public Schools 495 57
237 Monson Public Schools 112 57
237 Palmer Public Schools 182 57
237 Waltham Public Schools 335 57
241 Easthampton Public Schools 134 56
241 Freetown Public Schools 95 56
241 Holland Public Schools 34 56
241 Lakeville Public Schools 128 56
241 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 123 56
241 Tisbury Public Schools 39 56
247 West Springfield Public Schools 273 55
247 Winchendon Public Schools 140 55
249 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 70 54
249 Malden Public Schools 441 54
249 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 153 54
252 Berkley Public Schools 95 53
252 Fitchburg Public Schools 479 53
252 Nantucket Public Schools 90 53
252 Petersham Public Schools 17 53
256 Athol-Royalston Regional 168 52
256 Wareham Public Schools 289 52
256 West Bridgewater Public Schools 81 52
259 Adams-Cheshire Regional 138 51
259 Everett Public Schools 364 51
259 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 73 51
262 Cambridge Public Schools 488 50
262 Florida Public Schools 12 50
262 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 20 50
262 New Salem-Wendell Regional 18 50
262 Somerville Public Schools 428 50
262 Webster Public Schools 150 50
268 Greenfield Public Schools 177 49
268 Revere Public Schools 447 49
268 Worcester Public Schools 1,965 49
271 Brookfield Public Schools 48 48
271 Chicopee Public Schools 582 48
271 Conservatory Lab Charter, Brighton 21 48
271 Lee Public Schools 61 48
271 Salem Public Schools 338 48
276 Boston Renaissance Charter 167 47
276 Fall River Public Schools 906 47
276 Gateway Regional, Huntington 106 47
276 Lynn Public Schools 1,135 47
276 North Adams Public Schools 159 47
276 Wales Public Schools 19 47
282 New Bedford Public Schools 1,266 46
283 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 98 42
283 Brockton Public Schools 1,336 42
283 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 24 42
283 Springfield Public Schools 2,174 42
287 Chelsea Public Schools 375 41
288 Lawrence Family Development Charter 60 40
289 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 71 39
290 Lowell Public Schools 1,136 38
291 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 40 33
292 Boston Public Schools 4,732 32
293 Holyoke Public Schools 559 26
294 Lawrence Public Schools 1,081 25
295 Lowell Community Charter 41 7