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List of school districts in Massachusetts

State profile
Number of students: 954,773
Number of schools: 1,849
Number of school districts: 403
Graduation rate: 84.7%
Per-pupil spending: $13,361
State school administration
Secretary of Education: Matt Malone
State Board President: Maura O. Banta
State Board Members: 10
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Quick facts
School board elections
External links
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School boards and school board elections
List of school districts in Massachusetts
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Massachusetts is home to 403 school districts, 1,849 schools and 954,773 K-12 students.[1]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • Secretary of Education: Matt Malone
  • State Board of Education:
    • Maura O. Banta, Chair
    • Mitchell D. Chester, Executive Officer and Secretary
    • Matt Malone
    • Vanessa Calderón-Rosado
    • Harneen Chernow
    • Karen Daniels
    • Ruth Kaplan
    • Penny Noyce
    • David Roach
    • Daniel Brogan, Student Member

Enrollment and spending

The following table displays the top ten Massachusetts school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.[2][3]

Student enrollment Per-pupil spending
1.) Boston 1.) Provincetown
2.) Springfield 2.) Cambridge
3.) Worcester 3.) Minuteman
4.) Brockton 4.) South Middlesex
5.) Lynn 5.) Martha's Vineyard
6.) Lowell 6.) Orleans
7.) Lawrence 7.) North Shore
8.) New Bedford 8.) Essex
9.) Newton 9.) Up-Island
10.) Fall River 10.) Franklin


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Massachusetts.[2]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 66.0%
Hispanic 16.4%
African American 8.6%
Asian 5.9%
Two or More Races Not Hispanic 2.7%
Native American 0.2%
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander 0.1%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Massachusetts school board elections, 2014

No top enrollment districts in Massachusetts are scheduled to hold elections in 2014.

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