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2022 Best Public Schools in Boston

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  1. #3 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Boston Latin School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Boston Latin School, if anything, has taught me grit. Looking back as a now senior, I regret not applying myself as much as possible in earlier years, and I've learned to see and understand that you....

    Read 521 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,471,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  2. #28 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Cambridge Rindge & Latin School

    Blue checkmark.

    Cambridge Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

    343 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 343 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,977,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  3. #41 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Boston Latin Academy

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    7-12,

    522 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Boston Latin Academy has provided me with so many opportunities, lessons, and and an amazing education. I’ve meet so many amazing people here wether it be the faculty members or among my fellow....

    Read 522 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,773,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  4. #108 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Coolidge Corner School

    Public Schools of Brookline, MA,

    PK, K-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 1 stars.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 919,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  5. #61 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    O'Bryant School of Math & Science

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The school is very diverse, including all the staff and teachers which is very refreshing to see. They offer over twenty AP courses and have about four pathways including biology and STEM. There is....

    Read 385 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,589,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  6. #87 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Boston Collegiate Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    DORCHESTER, MA,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at this school has been good. There are obviously bad days, average days, and great days. The classes here are decent, and definitely better compared to other schools. School life is....

    Read 59 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 693,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  7. #97 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Brooke Charter School - Roslindale

    Public School,

    ROSLINDALE, MA,

    K-12,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Great school. Strong academic program and amazing & invested teachers and administrators. Colllege focused and challenging curriculum. Could improve extra curricular activities and after school....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,969,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  8. #251 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Eliot Elementary School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    PK, K-8,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The only reason I gave the school only 4 stars and not 5 is because of some of the elitist parents and the fundraisers that are geared towards wealthy families. No working class family can afford....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 722,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  9. #252 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Dr. William W. Henderson Inclusion Elementary School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    PK, K-1,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 212,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  10. #135 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Lyon High School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says It has been good so far this year! I have enjoyed the teachers time and effort working with students, this has made learning more efficient since the teachers take their time to make sure everyone is....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 133,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  11. #308 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Manassah E. Bradley Elementary School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 273,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  12. #145 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Excel Academy Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    EAST BOSTON, MA,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says This school focuses a lot on college readiness, which is helpful for people who might have trouble with figuring out what the want to do after high school. Also they help with summer programs, job....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,370,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  13. #146 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    New Mission High School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says What I like about New Mission is how they make sure each student is ready for college which includes having AP (advanced placement) courses such as AP Literature, AP Language and Composition, AP....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 447,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  14. #352 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Warren-Prescott School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    PK, K-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 572,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  15. #359 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Beethoven Elementary School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    PK, K-2,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 304,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  16. #369 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Joseph P. Manning Elementary School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 144,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  17. #176 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Community Academy

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 2.6 stars.

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 57,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

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  18. #197 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Boston Adult Academy

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    11-12,

    25 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says my experience is Boston Adult Academy was great, They have really good teachers that care for the students in the success in and after school. It was absolute the best school I have ever attend. they....

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 183,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  19. #433 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Nathan Hale Elementary School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 149,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  20. #205 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Fenway High School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says It really understanding about being overwhelmed and stress with school or either your personal life at home. They always try their best to help mentally especially during the pandemic and....

    Read 96 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 396,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  21. #210 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Boston Preparatory Charter Public School

    Public School,

    HYDE PARK, MA,

    6-12,

    52 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says Boston Prep is a public charter school that is devoted to a mission of college success and lifelong ethical growth for its students. Its faculty members believe deeply in the mission, and work very....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 581,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  22. #212 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Quincy Upper School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Graduated recently from Quincy Upper school, Overall a great diverse school that takes college readiness very seriously. The curriculum for this school is IB and so far the teachers have done a well....

    Read 36 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 533,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  23. #457 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Kilmer School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    PK, K-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 448,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  24. #221 Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts.

    Roxbury Preparatory Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    ROXBURY, MA,

    5-12,

    30 Niche users give it an average review of 3.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says RPHS is a great school! even though it is very strict, they main goal is to make sure you get in and graduate into a 4 year college. students and staff always care about you and your well being....

    Read 30 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,568,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  25. #470 Best Public Elementary Schools in Massachusetts.

    Mendell Elementary School

    Boston Public Schools, MA,

    PK, K-5,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I'm currently in sixth grade and went to the Mendell up until third grade. My brother is currently a fourth grade student there. I absolutely loved my time at the Mendell and constantly regret....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 270,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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