Public Schools in New Bedford, Massachusetts

There are 29 Public Schools in New Bedford, Massachusetts, serving a population of 95,125 people in an area of 20 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,280 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Massachusetts, New Bedford is ranked 297th of 585 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 215th of 585 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of New Bedford Public Schools

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


Abraham Lincoln 445 Ashley Boulevard New Bedford, MA

Alfred J Gomes 286 South 2nd Street New Bedford, MA

Alma Del Mar Charter School 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford, MA

Betsey B Winslow 561 Allen Street New Bedford, MA

Carlos Pacheco 261 Mount Pleasant Street New Bedford, MA

Casimir Pulaski 1097 Braley Road New Bedford, MA

Charles S Ashley 122 Rochambeau Street New Bedford, MA

City On A Hill Charter Public School New Bedford 384 Acushnet Avenue New Bedford, MA

Elizabeth Carter Brooks 212 Nemasket Street New Bedford, MA

Ellen R Hathaway 256 Court Street New Bedford, MA

Elwyn G Campbell 145 Essex Street New Bedford, MA

Global Learning Charter Public School 190 Ashley Boulevard New Bedford, MA

Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical 1121 Ashley Boulevard New Bedford, MA

Hayden/Mcfadden 361 Cedar Grove Street New Bedford, MA

Horatio A Kempton 135 Shawmut Avenue New Bedford, MA

James B Congdon 50 Hemlock Street New Bedford, MA

Jireh Swift 2203 Acushnet Avenue New Bedford, MA

John Avery Parker 705 County Street New Bedford, MA

John B Devalles 120 Katherine Street New Bedford, MA

John Hannigan 71 Portland Street New Bedford, MA

Keith Middle School 225 Hathaway Boulevard New Bedford, MA

New Bedford High 230 Hathaway Boulevard New Bedford, MA

Normandin Middle School 81 Felton Street New Bedford, MA

Roosevelt Middle School 119 Frederick Street New Bedford, MA

Sgt Wm H Carney Academy 247 Elm Street New Bedford, MA

Thomas R Rodman 497 Mill Street New Bedford, MA

Trinity Day Academy 181 Hillman Street New Bedford, MA

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School 455 County Street New Bedford, MA

William H Taylor 620 Brock Avenue New Bedford, MA

About New Bedford Public Schools

New Bedford 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 New Bedford, 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:
  • New Bedford Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • New Bedford school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

New Bedford Public School Statistics

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

New Bedford Public School Enrollment
 New BedfordBristol County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment1,277 (78.4%)5,364 (56.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment1,205 (97.3%)5,477 (90.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)4,618 (95.9%)23,970 (91.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)3,888 (94.4%)23,945 (92.0%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)4,639 (95.7%)26,279 (89.2%)
New Bedford Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 New BedfordBristol County
Less than 9th Grade Education10,323 (15.9%)32,103 (8.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)6,601 (10.2%)28,624 (7.4%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)21,013 (32.3%)115,589 (29.8%)