These Massachusetts schools scored the highest on Advanced Placement exams

Date Published: 
November 1, 2018
Author: 
Michelle Williams
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The results of the Advance Placement exams are in.

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released school, district and state averages for the 2017-2018 Advance Placement exams. Statewide, 65 percent of participating students scored a three, four of five on the exams. On a district level, score averages varied from 97 percent passing to under 2 percent. Below is a look at the top performing schools in Massachusetts. 
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75. Frontier Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 74.4
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 25.6
Tests taken: 156

74. Franklin Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 75.1
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 24.9
Tests taken: 932

73. Somerset Berkley Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 75.2
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 24.8
Tests taken: 379

72. Norwell Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 75.3
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 24.7
Tests taken: 466

71. King Philip Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 75.3
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 24.7
Tests taken: 784

70. Hadley Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 75.4
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 24.6
Tests taken: 69

69. Dartmouth Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 76
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 24
Tests taken: 362

68. Medway Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 76.3
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 24.7
Tests taken: 558

67. Medfield Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 76.5
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 24.5
Tests taken: 591

66. Silver Lake
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 76.8
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 23.2
Tests taken: 604

65. Lynnfield Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 76.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 23.1
Tests taken: 451

64. Mansfield Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 77.3
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 22.7
Tests taken: 453

63. Ipswich Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 77.5
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 22.5
Tests taken: 204

62. Hudson Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 77.6
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 22.4
Tests taken: 304

61. Manchester Essex Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 77.8
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 22.2
Tests taken: 325

60. Tyngsborough Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 77.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 22.1
Tests taken: 104

59. Pentucket Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 78.4
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 21.6
Tests taken: 320

58. Foxborough Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 78.5
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 21.5
Tests taken: 432

57. Natick Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 79
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 21
Tests taken: 962

56. Swampscott Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 79.1
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 20.9
Tests taken: 373

55. Belchertown Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 79.3
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 20.7
Tests taken: 135

54. Hopedale Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 79.8
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 20.2
Tests taken: 119

53. Millis Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 79.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 20.1
Tests taken: 184

52. Marblehead Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 79.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 20.1
Tests taken: 583

51. Excel Academy in Boston
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 81
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 19
Tests taken: 189

50. Berlin-Boylston Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 81.4
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 18.6
Tests taken: 113

49. Cambridge Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 81.4
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 18.6
Tests taken: 636

48. Walpole Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 82.5
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 17.5
Tests taken: 422

47. Reading Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 82.6
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 17.4
Tests taken: 386

46. Andover Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 82.7
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 17.3
Tests taken: 883

45. Cohasset Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 83.1
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 16.9
Tests taken: 266

44. Newburyport Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 83.6
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 16.4
Tests taken: 384

43. Weston Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 83.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 16.1
Tests taken: 608

42. Berkshire Hills Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 84.4
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 15.6
Tests taken: 128

41. Amherst-Pelham Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 84.4
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 15.6
Tests taken: 231

40. North Andover Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 84.5
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 15.5
Tests taken: 535

39. Hampden-Wilbraham Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 84.6
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 15.4
Tests taken: 267

38. Arlington Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 84.7
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 15.3
Tests taken: 908

37. Groton-Dunstable Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 84.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 15.1
Tests taken: 370

36. Braintree Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 84.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 15.1
Tests taken: 701

35. Nashoba Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 85.6
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 14.4
Tests taken: 596

34. Masconomet Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 85.7
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 14.3
Tests taken: 442

33. North Attleborough Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 85.7
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 14.3
Tests taken: 467

32. Milton Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 85.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 14.1
Tests taken: 703

31. Framingham Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 87.3
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 12.7
Tests taken: 723

30. Littleton Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 87.4
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 12.6
Tests taken: 182

29. Westborough Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 87.6
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 12.4
Tests taken: 539

28. Wachusett Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 87.7
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 12.3
Tests taken: 657

27. Longmeadow Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 88.6
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 11.4
Tests taken: 525

26. Hopkinton Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 88.8
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 11.2
Tests taken: 1,105

25. Wayland Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 89.5
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 10.5
Tests taken: 488

24. Northboro-Southboro
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 89.5
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 10.5
Tests taken: 819

23. Bedford Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 89.7
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 10.3
Tests taken: 271

22. Winchester Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 90.5
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 9.5
Tests taken: 716

21. Georgetown Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 90.8
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 9.2
Tests taken: 76

20. Westwood Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 91.1
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 8.9
Tests taken: 671

19. Medford Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 91.2
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 8.8
Tests taken: 262

18. Advanced Math And Science Academy Charter School
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 91.5
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 8.5
Tests taken: 352

17. Wellesley Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 91.8
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 8.2
Tests taken: 734

16. Needham Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 92
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 8
Tests taken: 746

15. Belmont Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 92.2
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 7.8
Tests taken: 1,161

14. Sharon Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 92.7
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 7.3
Tests taken: 703

13. Newton Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 92.7
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 7.3
Tests taken: 2,162

12. Dover-Sherborn Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 92.8
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 7.2
Tests taken: 500

11. Concord-Carlisle Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 92.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 7.1
Tests taken: 616

10. Massachusetts Academy of Math & Science
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 93
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 7
Tests taken: 86

9. Shrewsbury Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 93
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 7
Tests taken: 767

8. Hingham Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 93
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 7
Tests taken: 484

7. Brookline Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 93.3
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 6.7
Tests taken: 1,162

6. Lexington Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 93.9
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 6.1
Tests taken: 1,732

5. Harvard Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 94.3
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 5.7
Tests taken: 264

4. Acton-Boxborough Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 95.3
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 4.7
Tests taken: 1,156

3. Lincoln-Sudbury Regional
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 96.6
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 3.4
Tests taken: 406

2. Westford Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 96.6
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 3.4
Tests taken: 878

1. Ashland Public Schools
Percentage of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5: 97.2
Percentage of students who scored a 1 or 2: 2.8
Tests taken: 351