Public Schools in Shirley, Massachusetts

There are 2 Public Schools in Shirley, Massachusetts, serving a population of 1,470 people in an area of 2 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 735 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Massachusetts, Shirley is ranked 219th of 585 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 210th of 585 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Shirley Public Schools

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


Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School 1 Hospital Road Shirley, MA

Lura A. White Elementary School 34 Lancaster Road Shirley, MA

About Shirley Public Schools

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

Shirley Public School Statistics

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

Shirley Public School Enrollment
 ShirleyMiddlesex County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment7 (100.0%)13,211 (44.4%)
Kindergarten Enrollment-15,732 (87.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)8 (100.0%)63,223 (91.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)58 (100.0%)63,434 (89.0%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)73 (100.0%)69,147 (88.3%)
Shirley Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ShirleyMiddlesex County
Less than 9th Grade Education16 (1.4%)39,296 (3.6%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)50 (4.3%)39,855 (3.6%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)565 (48.5%)222,205 (20.1%)