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2023 Best Public High Schools in the Boston Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Lexington High School

    Lexington Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

    375 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Yeah, Lexington high school is stressful. Not necessarily because of our academics (though many of our teachers are Ivy/t20 grads) but because of the students. We’re very competitive, and there’s an...We have no school spirit but that never mattered to me. Not many people attend football games or care about traditional high school popularity, which is refreshing. And our school is so big that you...Finally: yes, we’re known for our bad mental health, as expected from a top high school. But many teachers are really understanding of your circumstances, so don’t be afraid to reach out to them!Overall, I’d definitely recommend LHS. I got to know so many amazing and intelligent friends and staff, while obtaining a great education..

    Read 375 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,261,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Boston Latin School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    7-12,

    533 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Boston Latin School is undoubtedly rigorous. The curriculum and workload translate into this intense pressure that many students find difficult to bear. Of course, this rigor is helpful for students....

    Read 533 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,483,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Sharon High School

    Sharon Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

    159 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Sharon High School is an excellent school, especially in terms of academics and preparing me for applying and attending college. The school offers courses from various levels spanning from....

    Read 159 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,131,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  4. #12 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Wellesley Senior High School

    Wellesley Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

    174 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Wellesley Senior High School is an excellent school exceding admirable quality in education, student well-being, student-teacher relations, and preparations for the student's next stage. Being an...Students have access to unprecedented resources for their academic achievements, personal passions, and physical and mental well-being. The school hosts various academic competitions, clubs, and...That being said, due to the success rooted in everyone's responsibility and commitment, some may not find the same accessibility as others. However, much is possible at Wellesley Senior High School....

    Read 174 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,469,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #13 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School

    Public School,

    SUDBURY, MA,

    9-12,

    280 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Unlike many high schools in the area, LS provides students with a "college-like" selection of many courses, such as English. We have about 20 courses to choose from, ranging anywhere from Expository....

    Read 280 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,525,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  6. #15 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Wayland High School

    Wayland Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

    153 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Very hard classes offered, there is a huge jump between college (reg) classes vs honors for math and sciences. Sophomore year, there are four different levels of chemistry classes available, and then...Food is eh, but there is a very wide variety of options. There aren't many trips, nor are there a lot of school-bonding experiences. We don't have homecoming nor senior prom. There is sophomore semi-formal and junior prom (which many seniors can sometimes...From what I've heard from other students, we need better language teachers..

    Read 153 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 836,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  7. #17 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Westwood High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Westwood Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

    225 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Westwood High School has been eventful and innovative. Westwood has consistently challenged me to be my very best and push myself to new limits. Regarding education, teachers are....

    Read 225 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 993,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #20 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    The Bromfield School

    Harvard Public Schools, MA,

    6-12,

    71 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved the people, and the education itself was incredible. I was challenged and supported academically in order to better succeed in college. I loved the teachers, and their willingness to help you....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 593,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  9. #22 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Medfield Senior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Medfield Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

    102 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says MHS is a very academic-focused school that has a lot of options for its highest-achieving students, but it has some problems with flexibility. Most teachers will give extensions based on....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 775,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  10. #24 Best Public High Schools in Boston Area.

    Cambridge Rindge & Latin School

    Blue checkmark.

    Cambridge Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

    347 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says PART 1: If you are a parent considering CRLS and comparing it to neighboring schools such as BB&N I urge you to read through these reviews! CRLS offers notable arts programs and rigorous AP....

    Read 347 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,847,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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