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Top-ranked 7th grade districts

Here are the top 7th grade school districts, ranked by English 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.

ENGLISH
2003
Rank
District name Number
tested
Score
1 Florida Public Schools 11 100
2 Granville Public Schools 35 97
3 Wayland Public Schools 255 95
4 Carlisle Public Schools 103 93
4 Wellesley Public Schools 290 93
4 Winchester Public Schools 305 93
7 Andover Public Schools 508 92
7 Concord Public Schools 204 92
7 Manchester Essex Regional 90 92
7 Westford Public Schools 394 92
11 Acton-Boxborough Regional 456 91
11 Harvard Public Schools 104 91
11 Medfield Public Schools 252 91
11 Mystic Valley Regional Charter, Malden 66 91
11 Nashoba Regional, Bolton 263 91
11 Sudbury Public Schools 336 91
11 Weston Public Schools 192 91
18 Belmont Public Schools 303 90
18 Cohasset Public Schools 98 90
18 Franklin Public Schools 470 90
18 Lincoln Public Schools 143 90
18 Newton Public Schools 881 90
18 Reading Public Schools 367 90
18 Southborough Public Schools 166 90
18 Tyngsborough Public Schools 195 90
18 Up-Island Regional, Vineyard Haven 53 90
27 Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter, Orleans 60 89
27 Hamilton-Wenham Regional 169 89
27 Lexington Public Schools 550 89
27 Oak Bluffs Public Schools 51 89
27 Scituate Public Schools 281 89
27 Westwood Public Schools 226 89
33 Abington Public Schools 208 88
33 Foxborough Public Schools 243 88
33 Needham Public Schools 384 88
36 Groton-Dunstable Regional 225 87
36 Hopkinton Public Schools 259 87
36 Lenox Public Schools 70 87
36 Longmeadow Public Schools 276 87
36 Lynnfield Public Schools 173 87
36 North Reading Public Schools 198 87
36 Norwell Public Schools 168 87
36 River Valley Charter, Newburyport 41 87
36 Sharon Public Schools 283 87
36 Shrewsbury Public Schools 425 87
46 Benjamin Franklin Charter, Franklin 30 86
46 Dover-Sherborn Regional 156 86
46 Hanover Public Schools 199 86
46 Holliston Public Schools 260 86
46 Neighborhood House Charter, Dorchester 21 86
51 Bedford Public Schools 166 85
51 Marblehead Public Schools 217 85
51 Northborough Public Schools 219 85
51 Swampscott Public Schools 209 85
55 East Bridgewater Public Schools 215 84
55 Francis W Parker Charter, Devens 63 84
55 Georgetown Public Schools 101 84
55 Medway Public Schools 188 84
55 South Boston Harbor Academy Charter 39 84
60 Canton Public Schools 228 83
60 Hadley Public Schools 47 83
60 Hingham Public Schools 305 83
60 Masconomet Regional, Topsfield 336 83
60 Milton Public Schools 309 83
60 Old Rochester Regional, Mattapoisett 261 83
60 Southwick-Tolland Regional 130 83
60 Walpole Public Schools 293 83
68 Ashland Public Schools 195 82
68 Brookline Public Schools 460 82
68 Chelmsford Public Schools 474 82
68 Dedham Public Schools 241 82
68 Mansfield Public Schools 380 82
68 Millbury Public Schools 170 82
68 Roxbury Preparatory Charter 56 82
68 Wachusett Regional, Jefferson 617 82
68 Wilmington Public Schools 330 82
68 Woburn Public Schools 410 82
78 Ashburnham-Westminster Regional 223 81
78 Dighton-Rehoboth Regional 285 81
78 Duxbury Public Schools 245 81
78 Rockland Public Schools 232 81
78 Sandwich Public Schools 337 81
78 Stoneham Public Schools 233 81
78 Westborough Public Schools 303 81
85 Blackstone-Millville Regional 197 80
85 East Longmeadow Public Schools 227 80
85 Hilltown Cooperative Charter, Haydenville 15 80
85 Marshfield Public Schools 341 80
85 Natick Public Schools 357 80
85 Nauset Regional, Orleans 236 80
85 North Middlesex Regional, Townsend 391 80
85 Norton Public Schools 259 80
85 Pioneer Valley Regional, Northfield 116 80
85 West Bridgewater Public Schools 91 80
95 Bridgewater-Raynham Regional 495 79
95 Burlington Public Schools 300 79
95 Easton Public Schools 281 79
95 Marblehead Community Charter 43 79
95 Mount Greylock Regional, Williamstown 137 79
95 North Andover Public Schools 378 79
101 Arlington Public Schools 344 78
101 Community Day Charter, Lawrence 28 78
101 Frontier Regional, Deerfield 146 78
101 Martha's Vineyard Public Charter, West Tisbury 14 78
101 Newburyport Public Schools 182 78
101 Sabis Foxborough Regional Charter 58 78
101 South Shore Charter, Hull 32 78
101 West Boylston Public Schools 91 78
109 Braintree Public Schools 424 77
109 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional 321 77
109 Hopedale Public Schools 92 77
109 Plymouth Public Schools 674 77
109 Rockport Public Schools 85 77
114 Beverly Public Schools 352 76
114 Douglas Public Schools 115 76
114 King Philip Regional, Wrentham 426 76
114 Millis Public Schools 94 76
114 North Attleborough Public Schools 425 76
114 Seekonk Public Schools 221 76
114 Silver Lake Regional, Kingston 566 76
121 Amherst-Pelham Regional 328 75
121 Bourne Public Schools 217 75
121 Central Berkshire Regional, Dalton 226 75
121 Dennis-Yarmouth Regional 385 75
121 Grafton Public Schools 177 75
121 Littleton Public Schools 110 75
121 Quabbin Regional, Barre 270 75
121 Richmond Public Schools 28 75
129 Acushnet Public Schools 142 74
129 Agawam Public Schools 370 74
129 Danvers Public Schools 325 74
129 Freetown-Lakeville Regional 254 74
129 Melrose Public Schools 275 74
129 Mendon-Upton Regional 190 74
129 Tantasqua Regional, Fiskdale 308 74
129 Tisbury Public Schools 42 74
137 Amesbury Public Schools 230 73
137 Billerica Public Schools 573 73
137 Hudson Public Schools 229 73
137 Ipswich Public Schools 169 73
137 Northampton Public Schools 238 73
137 Northbridge Public Schools 211 73
137 Norwood Public Schools 313 73
137 Pentucket Regional, West Newbury 300 73
137 Tewksbury Public Schools 414 73
137 Wakefield Public Schools 281 73
147 Berkley Public Schools 91 72
148 Auburn Public Schools 188 71
148 Berlin-Boylston Regional 87 71
148 Lunenburg Public Schools 153 71
148 Milford Public Schools 339 71
148 Stoughton Public Schools 351 71
148 Waltham Public Schools 357 71
154 Nantucket Public Schools 99 70
154 Peabody Public Schools 510 70
154 Quincy Public Schools 697 70
154 Uxbridge Public Schools 207 70
158 Chatham Public Schools 63 69
158 Medford Public Schools 387 69
158 Shirley Public Schools 84 69
158 Somerset Public Schools 230 69
158 Southern Berkshire Regional, Sheffield 75 69
158 Watertown Public Schools 222 69
158 Whitman-Hanson Regional, Whitman 373 69
165 Barnstable Public Schools 582 68
165 Gloucester Public Schools 283 68
165 Hampshire Regional, Westhampton 158 68
165 Leicester Public Schools 167 68
165 Middleborough Public Schools 321 68
165 Mohawk Trail Regional, Shelburne Falls 153 68
165 Provincetown Public Schools 19 68
165 Quaboag Regional, Warre 129 68
165 Weymouth Public Schools 599 68
165 Winthrop Public Schools 163 68
175 Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter, Hyde Park 68 67
175 Belchertown Public Schools 207 67
175 Maynard Public Schools 122 67
175 Swansea Public Schools 190 67
179 Dracut Public Schools 357 66
179 Dudley-Charlton Regional 364 66
179 Harwich Public Schools 138 66
179 Methuen Public Schools 618 66
179 Monson Public Schools 137 66
179 Rising Tide Charter, Plymouth 58 66
179 Ware Public Schools 123 66
186 Attleboro Public Schools 584 65
186 Berkshire Hills Regional, Stockbridge 115 65
186 Framingham Public Schools 631 65
186 Granby Public Schools 95 65
186 Hatfield Public Schools 49 65
186 North Central Charter, Fitchburg 84 65
192 Falmouth Public Schools 391 64
192 Ludlow Public Schools 274 64
192 Mashpee Public Schools 196 64
192 Oxford Public Schools 175 64
192 Sabis International Charter, Springfield 120 64
192 Sutton Public Schools 121 64
198 Edgartown Public Schools 38 63
198 Everett Public Schools 399 63
198 Fairhaven Public Schools 205 63
198 Ralph Mahar Regional, Orange 160 63
198 Seven Hills Charter, Worcester 80 63
198 South Hadley Public Schools 188 63
198 Westport Public Schools 153 63
205 Marlborough Public Schools 394 62
205 North Brookfield Public Schools 68 62
205 Saugus Public Schools 260 62
205 Triton Regional, Byfield 281 62
209 Avon Public Schools 63 61
209 Hull Public Schools 123 61
209 Lee Public Schools 76 61
209 West Springfield Public Schools 342 61
209 Westfield Public Schools 541 61
214 Carver Public Schools 176 60
214 Murdoch Middle Public Charter, Chelmsford 70 60
216 Adams-Cheshire Regional 146 59
216 Clinton Public Schools 158 59
216 Dartmouth Public Schools 375 59
216 Gill-Montague Regional 135 59
216 Greenfield Public Schools 192 59
216 Palmer Public Schools 174 59
216 Prospect Hill Academy Charter, Somerville 64 59
216 Somerville Public Schools 430 59
216 Spencer-East Brookfield Regional 190 59
225 Leominster Public Schools 477 58
226 Malden Public Schools 512 57
226 Narragansett Regional, Baldwinville 153 57
228 Bellingham Public Schools 227 56
229 Ayer Public Schools 88 55
229 Salem Public Schools 402 55
229 Winchendon Public Schools 153 55
232 Haverhill Public Schools 763 54
233 Lynn Public Schools 1051 53
234 Cambridge Public Schools 494 52
234 Gardner Public Schools 248 52
234 Holbrook Public Schools 139 52
234 North Adams Public Schools 168 52
234 Pittsfield Public Schools 536 52
234 Taunton Public Schools 731 52
240 Easthampton Public Schools 157 51
240 Gateway Regional, Huntington 117 51
240 Randolph Public Schools 411 51
243 Clarksburg Public Schools 18 50
243 Wareham Public Schools 326 50
245 Atlantis Charter, Fall River 69 49
245 Fitchburg Public Schools 440 49
247 Athol-Royalston Regional 221 48
247 Southbridge Public Schools 210 48
249 Chicopee Public Schools 599 47
249 Lawrence Family Development Charter 55 47
251 New Bedford Global Charter 71 46
251 Revere Public Schools 478 46
253 Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter, Springfield 16 44
253 Webster Public Schools 151 44
255 Abby Kelley Foster Charter, Worcester 55 42
255 Boston Public Schools 4876 42
257 Lowell Public Schools 1342 41
258 Fall River Public Schools 1025 40
259 Worcester Public Schools 1983 37
260 Brockton Public Schools 1442 36
261 Boston Renaissance Charter 102 33
261 Chelsea Public Schools 506 33
263 New Leadership Academy Charter, Springfield 71 31
264 New Bedford Public Schools 1203 30
264 Springfield Public Schools 2039 30
266 Frederick Douglass Charter, Hyde Park 65 28
266 Lawrence Public Schools 1145 28
268 Benjamin Banneker Charter, Cambridge 34 21
269 Holyoke Public Schools 585 20