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AVENTURA, FLORIDA - MAY 14: Danielle Maloull and David Ben-Shimal (L-R) graduating from Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School, take a picture with friends as they participate in a parade of vehicles celebrating the area's graduating 2020 High School seniors on May 14, 2020 in Aventura, Florida. The graduating seniors were cheered on as they drove through the city escorted by the Aventura Police Department, students and parents. The unorthodox graduation ceremony was created as a way to safely celebrate during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 rankings were released yesterdays and one out of every 10 Massachusetts high schools was ranked among the top 10 percent nationally. That’s a pretty great score for our schools. To add to that, nearly half of Massachusetts high schools were ranked in the top 25 percent nationally. To come up with the rankings, students are assessed in math, English language arts, science and history through the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. Here is a list of the top 15.

  • #15 Pioneer Charter of Science

    Pioneer Charter School Of Science

    Pioneer Charter School Of Science

  • #14 Pioneer Charter of Science II

    Pioneer Charter School Of Science 2

    Pioneer Charter School Of Science 2

  • #13 Belmont High School

    Welcome to the Belmont High School

    Mr. Taylor began his career in 2001 as an English and psychology teacher. In 2009 he became the Head of the Departments of Psychology, Citizenship, and Careers and then the Assistant Principal. Following his graduate school principal internship at Boston Latin Academy, Mr. Taylor served as the Interim Head of School at the Laurel School.

  • #12 Westwood High School

    Westwood High School

    Members of the Westwood High School community will strive for excellence in academic endeavors. We recognize that fostering a climate that promotes intellectual, social and emotional growth is the shared responsibility of students, faculty, administrators, support staff, parents, and the community-at-large.

  • #11 Hopkinton High School

  • #10 Weston High School

    Home - Weston High School

    Weston High School offers its students a comprehensive and diversified program. Academic courses range from basic to advanced levels. Honors courses are offered in mathematics, world history, foreign languages, and science, while specific Advanced Placement subjects include art, biology, calculus, computer science, English, French, Spanish, European and U.S. History, and physics.

  • #9 The Bromfield School


    The Harvard Public Schools community, dedicated to educational excellence, guides all students to realize their highest potential by balancing academic achievement with personal well-being in the pursuit of individual dreams. The students engage in learning how to access and apply knowledge, think critically and creatively, and communicate effectively.

  • #8 Mystic Valley Regional Charter School

    Mystic Valley Regional Charter School

    Mystic Valley provides equitable opportunities for all students to acquire a world-class education. Parents and students can expect a rigorous academic program, a safe and secure campus, a strong Code of Values, and dedicated, enthusiastic teachers committed to providing the best possible learning environment for our students.

  • #7 Dover-Sherborn Regional High School

    Dover Sherborn Regional School District

    The Dover Sherborn Public Schools do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or homelessness.

  • #6 Boston Latin Academy

    Boston Latin Academy

    Boston Latin Academy

  • #5 John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

  • #4 Lexington High School

    Lexington High School - Lexington, MA

    LHS 2020 DESE MCAS Report Card Letter to Parents

  • #3 Sturgis Charter Public School

    Sturgis Charter Public School - International Baccalaureate For All

    Play Our Video An International Baccalaureate School A World Class Education Accessible to All Sturgis Charter Public School received its authorization to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in 2004.


  • #2 Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School

    Home - The Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School

    Home - The Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School


  • #1 Boston Latin School

    BLS-BLSA: Boston Latin School - Boston Latin School Association

    BLS Mission Boston Latin School seeks to ground its students in a contemporary classical education as preparation for successful college studies, responsible and engaged citizenship, and a rewarding life.