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Top-ranked 6th grade districts

Here are the top 6th grade school districts, ranked by math scores on the Spring 2003 MCAS exam. Boston.com determined the ranking by adding the percentage of students who scored either "Advanced" or "Proficient" in the subject. 100 is the highest possible score.

MATHEMATICS
2003
Rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Pelham Public Schools 20 100
2 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 46 86
2 Boxborough Public Schools 89 86
4 Wellesley Public Schools 334 84
5 Winchester Public Schools 281 83
6 Wayland Public Schools 241 82
6 Westwood Public Schools 220 82
8 Medway Public Schools 238 81
9 Sunderland Public Schools 35 80
10 Acton Public Schools 386 79
10 Sturbridge Public Schools 113 79
10 Wales Public Schools 14 79
13 Harvard Public Schools 114 78
13 Lexington Public Schools 500 78
13 Needham Public Schools 338 78
16 Andover Public Schools 481 76
16 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 71 76
18 Carlisle Public Schools 77 75
18 Petersham Public Schools 16 75
20 Boxford Public Schools 143 73
20 Medfield Public Schools 250 73
20 Reading Public Schools 342 73
20 Sharon Public Schools 266 73
20 Westborough Public Schools 283 73
25 Longmeadow Public Schools 261 72
25 Newton Public Schools 921 72
25 Richmond Public Schools 18 72
25 Shrewsbury Public Schools 429 72
29 Holliston Public Schools 277 71
29 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 233 71
29 Sandwich Public Schools 338 71
29 Topsfield Public Schools 127 71
33 Belmont Public Schools 290 70
33 Marblehead Public Schools 207 70
33 Sabis Foxborough Regional Charter 74 70
36 Brookline Public Schools 462 69
36 Groton-Dunstable Regional 217 69
36 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 166 69
36 Littleton Public Schools 124 69
36 Sudbury Public Schools 353 69
36 Wrentham Public Schools 165 69
42 Cohasset Public Schools 112 68
42 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 31 68
44 Lincoln Public Schools 124 67
45 Bedford Public Schools 181 66
45 Lunenburg Public Schools 147 66
45 Westford Public Schools 397 66
45 Weston Public Schools 192 66
49 Dover-Sherborn Regional 177 65
49 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 335 65
49 Middleton Public Schools 101 65
49 Norfolk Public Schools 150 65
49 North Reading Public Schools 218 65
49 Southborough Public Schools 174 65
49 West Boylston Public Schools 98 65
56 Concord Public Schools 239 64
56 Hingham Public Schools 284 64
56 Newburyport Public Schools 171 64
59 Lynnfield Public Schools 157 63
59 Manchester Essex Regional 91 63
59 Mansfield Public Schools 383 63
59 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 22 63
59 Norwell Public Schools 170 63
59 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 274 63
65 Nauset Regional, Orleans 231 62
65 Rochester Public Schools 72 62
65 Sutton Public Schools 146 62
65 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 611 62
69 Canton Public Schools 220 61
69 Foxborough Public Schools 255 61
69 Granby Public Schools 113 61
69 Mendon-Upton Regional 189 61
69 Nahant Public Schools 23 61
69 Northborough Public Schools 239 61
69 Plympton Public Schools 41 61
69 Weymouth Public Schools 546 61
77 Pembroke Public Schools 260 60
77 South Boston Harbor Academy Charter 45 60
79 Danvers Public Schools 273 59
79 Easton Public Schools 315 59
79 Mattapoisett Public Schools 91 59
79 Scituate Public Schools 241 59
79 Uxbridge Public Schools 203 59
79 Williamstown Public Schools 77 59
85 Amherst Public Schools 239 58
85 Dracut Public Schools 383 58
85 Duxbury Public Schools 266 58
85 Georgetown Public Schools 114 58
85 Marion Public Schools 67 58
85 Marshfield Public Schools 342 58
91 Bellingham Public Schools 206 57
91 Braintree Public Schools 425 57
91 Hanover Public Schools 213 57
91 Hopkinton Public Schools 252 57
91 Rockport Public Schools 96 57
91 South Shore Charter, Hull 37 57
97 Berlin Public Schools 41 56
97 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 52 56
97 Westhampton Public Schools 18 56
100 Burlington Public Schools 280 55
100 Franklin Public Schools 433 55
100 Grafton Public Schools 213 55
100 Hopedale Public Schools 92 55
104 Arlington Public Schools 348 54
104 Ayer Public Schools 97 54
104 Brimfield Public Schools 59 54
104 Florida Public Schools 11 54
104 Halifax Public Schools 110 54
104 Leverett Public Schools 26 54
104 Middleborough Public Schools 315 54
104 Tyngsborough Public Schools 162 54
112 Falmouth Public Schools 395 53
112 Framingham Community Charter 101 53
112 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 118 53
112 Northbridge Public Schools 184 53
112 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 21 53
112 Triton Regional, Byfield 286 53
112 Walpole Public Schools 330 53
112 Wilmington Public Schools 301 53
120 North Brookfield Public Schools 74 52
120 Tewksbury Public Schools 390 52
120 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 60 52
123 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 77 51
123 Carver Public Schools 173 51
123 Hadley Public Schools 51 51
123 Kingston Public Schools 146 51
123 Maynard Public Schools 112 51
123 North Andover Public Schools 351 51
123 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 380 51
123 Norwood Public Schools 295 51
123 Shutesbury Public Schools 31 51
123 Stoughton Public Schools 358 51
123 Swampscott Public Schools 181 51
123 Tisbury Public Schools 31 51
123 Woburn Public Schools 364 51
136 Chatham Public Schools 56 50
136 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 14 50
136 Melrose Public Schools 269 50
136 Milton Public Schools 294 50
140 Abington Public Schools 198 49
140 Quabbin Regional, Barre 261 49
140 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 61 49
140 Ware Public Schools 103 49
144 Ashland Public Schools 191 48
144 Brookfield Public Schools 35 48
144 Clinton Public Schools 162 48
144 Ipswich Public Schools 184 48
144 North Attleborough Public Schools 399 48
149 Chelmsford Public Schools 432 47
149 Chesterfield-Goshen Regional 19 47
149 Millis Public Schools 112 47
149 West Bridgewater Public Schools 92 47
153 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 337 46
153 Holbrook Public Schools 143 46
153 Lanesborough Public Schools 39 46
153 Natick Public Schools 327 46
153 Quaboag Regional, Warre 127 46
153 South Hadley Public Schools 200 46
153 Southwick-Tolland Regional 152 46
153 Stoneham Public Schools 234 46
161 Beverly Public Schools 371 45
161 Blackstone-Millville Regional 220 45
161 Dedham Public Schools 211 45
161 Marlborough Public Schools 400 45
161 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 20 45
166 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 503 44
166 New Salem-Wendell Regional 25 44
166 Rockland Public Schools 236 44
166 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 82 44
166 Somerset Public Schools 228 44
171 Deerfield Public Schools 58 43
171 East Longmeadow Public Schools 208 43
171 Hatfield Public Schools 44 43
171 Millbury Public Schools 178 43
171 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 73 43
171 Palmer Public Schools 183 43
171 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 89 43
171 Saugus Public Schools 314 43
179 Barnstable Public Schools 487 42
179 Leicester Public Schools 149 42
179 Quincy Public Schools 660 42
179 Swansea Public Schools 170 42
183 Auburn Public Schools 191 41
183 Billerica Public Schools 490 41
183 Hull Public Schools 103 41
183 Methuen Public Schools 646 41
187 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 178 40
187 Edgartown Public Schools 50 40
187 Gill-Montague Regional 122 40
187 Medford Public Schools 393 40
187 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 370 40
192 Agawam Public Schools 365 39
192 Attleboro Public Schools 479 39
192 Avon Public Schools 59 39
192 Erving Public Schools 23 39
192 Lenox Public Schools 71 39
192 Murdoch Middle Public Charter, Chelmsford 72 39
192 Plymouth Public Schools 692 39
192 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 119 39
192 Winthrop Public Schools 186 39
201 Athol-Royalston Regional 162 38
201 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 60 38
201 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 251 38
201 Peabody Public Schools 531 38
201 Truro Public Schools 13 38
206 Bourne Public Schools 217 37
206 Everett Public Schools 424 37
206 Farmington River Regional, Otis 19 37
206 Framingham Public Schools 625 37
206 Holland Public Schools 46 37
206 Mashpee Public Schools 206 37
206 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 204 37
213 Dudley-Charlton Regional 371 36
213 Seekonk Public Schools 178 36
213 Southampton Public Schools 85 36
213 Wakefield Public Schools 288 36
217 Adams-Cheshire Regional 170 35
217 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 260 35
217 Provincetown Public Schools 23 35
217 Revere Public Schools 479 35
217 Waltham Public Schools 362 35
217 Westport Public Schools 165 35
223 Ludlow Public Schools 280 34
223 Watertown Public Schools 167 34
223 Whately Public Schools 21 34
226 East Bridgewater Public Schools 210 33
226 Norton Public Schools 262 33
226 Randolph Public Schools 343 33
226 Somerville Public Schools 422 33
226 West Springfield Public Schools 309 33
231 Belchertown Public Schools 192 32
231 Berkley Public Schools 121 32
231 Plainville Public Schools 106 32
234 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 214 31
234 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 65 31
234 Boston Renaissance Charter 114 31
234 Leominster Public Schools 480 31
234 Malden Public Schools 504 31
234 Marblehead Community Charter 43 31
234 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 76 31
234 Williamsburg Public Schools 45 31
234 Winchendon Public Schools 162 31
234 Worcester Public Schools 2055 31
244 Cambridge Public Schools 503 30
244 Conway Public Schools 23 30
244 Douglas Public Schools 121 30
244 Easthampton Public Schools 174 30
244 Gloucester Public Schools 321 30
244 Haverhill Public Schools 748 30
244 Lee Public Schools 53 30
244 Milford Public Schools 337 30
252 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 69 29
252 Acushnet Public Schools 146 29
252 Amesbury Public Schools 204 29
252 Fairhaven Public Schools 211 29
252 Gateway Regional, Huntington 112 29
252 Monson Public Schools 126 29
252 Northampton Public Schools 248 29
252 Oxford Public Schools 174 29
252 Salem Public Schools 402 29
252 Taunton Public Schools 708 29
262 Gardner Public Schools 280 28
262 Martha's Vineyard Public Charter, West Tisbury 14 28
262 Westfield Public Schools 514 28
265 Brockton Public Schools 1354 27
265 Granville Public Schools 22 27
265 Hudson Public Schools 221 27
265 Lynn Public Schools 1129 27
269 Boylston Public Schools 54 26
269 Chelsea Public Schools 456 26
269 Dartmouth Public Schools 376 26
272 Clarksburg Public Schools 32 25
272 Greenfield Public Schools 184 25
272 Harwich Public Schools 133 25
272 Shirley Public Schools 83 25
276 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 69 24
276 Wareham Public Schools 282 24
278 Nantucket Public Schools 82 22
278 New Bedford Global Charter 68 22
280 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 130 21
280 Orange Public Schools 90 21
282 Boston Public Schools 4678 20
282 New Bedford Public Schools 1121 20
284 Frederick Douglass Charter, Hyde Park 63 19
284 Pittsfield Public Schools 523 19
286 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 99 17
286 Chicopee Public Schools 608 17
286 Lowell Public Schools 1330 17
289 Southbridge Public Schools 227 16
290 Fall River Public Schools 1040 15
290 Hawlemont Regional, Shelburne Falls 13 15
292 Fitchburg Public Schools 538 14
292 North Adams Public Schools 156 14
294 Holyoke Public Schools 538 11
294 Webster Public Schools 140 11
296 Springfield Public Schools 2088 10
297 Lawrence Family Development Charter 54 9
297 Lawrence Public Schools 1134 9
299 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 32 6
300 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 73 4