Public Schools in Massachusetts

There are 2075 Public Schools in Massachusetts, serving a population of 6,789,319 people in an area of 7,800 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,271 people, and 1 Public School per 3 square miles.

The state of Massachusetts is ranked 45th in Public Schools per capita, and 7th in Public Schools per square mile.

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Massachusetts Public School Statistics

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

Massachusetts Public School Enrollment
 MassachusettsUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment55,427 (50.3%)2,900,882 (58.8%)
Kindergarten Enrollment68,429 (88.3%)3,628,401 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)272,946 (91.4%)14,659,874 (89.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)285,816 (90.3%)14,781,267 (89.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)304,548 (88.6%)15,351,077 (90.3%)
Massachusetts Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 MassachusettsUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education216,649 (4.6%)11,759,554 (5.4%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)241,431 (5.1%)15,677,560 (7.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,162,683 (24.7%)59,093,612 (27.3%)