Public Schools in Arlington, Massachusetts

There are 11 Public Schools in Arlington, Massachusetts, serving a population of 44,992 people in an area of 6 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 4,090 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Massachusetts, Arlington is ranked 320th of 585 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 194th of 585 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Arlington Public Schools

Find Arlington, Massachusetts public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Arlington High 869 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, MA

Arlington High School 869 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, MA

Brackett 66 Eastern Avenue Arlington, MA

Cyrus E Dallin 185 Florence Avenue Arlington, MA

Hardy 52 Lake Street Arlington, MA

John A Bishop 25 Columbia Road Arlington, MA

M Norcross Stratton 180 Mountain Avenue Arlington, MA

Menotomy Preschool 869 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, MA

Ottoson Middle 63 Acton Street Arlington, MA

Peirce 85 Park Avenue Extension Arlington, MA

Thompson 187 Everett Street Arlington, MA

About Arlington Public Schools

Arlington Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Arlington, MA. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Massachusetts, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Arlington Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Arlington school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Arlington Public School Statistics

Find Arlington Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Arlington Public School Enrollment
 ArlingtonMassachusetts
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment266 (23.9%)55,427 (50.3%)
Kindergarten Enrollment546 (84.9%)68,429 (88.3%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,732 (88.5%)272,946 (91.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,364 (79.6%)285,816 (90.3%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,459 (76.3%)304,548 (88.6%)
Arlington Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ArlingtonMassachusetts
Less than 9th Grade Education563 (1.7%)216,649 (4.6%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)423 (1.3%)241,431 (5.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)4,416 (13.3%)1,162,683 (24.7%)