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Teaching Schools in Massachusetts Districts

Massachusetts has more than 236 school districts, from Worcester county County's to Norfolk county County's and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Massachusetts. Don't miss our report on Massachusetts Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
Quabbin Quabbin Worcester 2,395 159 $34,204,000
Spencer-e Brookfield Spencer-e Brookfield Worcester 1,581 111 $23,011,000
Southwick-tolland-granville Regional School DistrictSouthwick-tolland-granville Regional School District Hampden 1,625 139 $22,126,000
Sabis International Charter DistrictSabis International Charter District Hampden 1,573 64 $22,069,000
Atlantis Charter DistrictAtlantis Charter District Bristol 1,028 73 $12,355,000
Prospect Hill Academy Charter DistrictProspect Hill Academy Charter District Middlesex 1,150 95 $22,203,000
Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public DistrictAbby Kelley Foster Charter Public District Worcester 1,426 118 $22,651,000
Foxborough Regional Charter DistrictFoxborough Regional Charter District Norfolk 1,255 82 $15,268,000
Mystic Valley Regional Charter DistrictMystic Valley Regional Charter District Middlesex 1,489 102 $20,288,000
Roxbury Preparatory Charter DistrictRoxbury Preparatory Charter District Suffolk 1,144 95 $15,409,000
Match Charter Public School DistrictMatch Charter Public School District Suffolk 1,027 69 $11,987,000
Manchester Essex Regional Manchester Essex Regional Essex 1,443 127 $23,922,000
Kipp Academy Lynn Charter DistrictKipp Academy Lynn Charter District Essex 1,037 87 $13,304,000
Ayer Shirley School DistrictAyer Shirley School District Middlesex 1,695 121 $23,764,000
Monomoy Regional School DistrictMonomoy Regional School District Barnstable 1,931 170 $33,169,000
Abington Abington Plymouth 1,934 129 $24,828,000
Acton-boxborough Acton-boxborough Middlesex 5,622 367 $42,724,000
Adams-cheshire Adams-cheshire Berkshire 1,361 89 $19,733,000
Agawam Agawam Hampden 3,939 317 $55,895,000
Amesbury Amesbury Essex 2,267 163 $31,604,000
Amherst Amherst Hampshire 1,182 121 $25,279,000
Amherst-pelham Amherst-pelham Hampshire 1,376 116 $30,769,000
Andover Andover Essex 6,075 466 $96,669,000
Arlington Arlington Middlesex 5,304 380 $65,884,000
Ashburnham-westminster Ashburnham-westminster Worcester 2,350 154 $30,028,000
Ashland Ashland Middlesex 2,711 184 $35,303,000
Assabet Valley Regional Vocational TechnicalAssabet Valley Regional Vocational Technical Middlesex 1,079 106 $20,424,000
Athol-royalston Athol-royalston Worcester 1,425 100 $21,581,000
Attleboro Attleboro Bristol 5,918 382 $77,807,000
Auburn Auburn Worcester 2,454 176 $32,131,000
Barnstable Barnstable Barnstable 4,914 364 $78,093,000
Bedford Bedford Middlesex 2,536 221 $42,067,000
Belchertown Belchertown Hampshire 2,353 166 $30,318,000
Bellingham Bellingham Norfolk 2,273 156 $32,564,000
Belmont Belmont Middlesex 4,362 259 $53,092,000
Berkshire Hills Berkshire Hills Berkshire 1,307 113 $24,406,000
Beverly Beverly Essex 4,523 307 $57,854,000
Billerica Billerica Middlesex 4,981 372 $77,877,000
Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical Worcester 1,199 92 $22,196,000
Blackstone-millville Blackstone-millville Worcester 1,738 138 $23,247,000
Boston Boston Suffolk 53,530 3904 $1,171,108,000
Bourne Bourne Barnstable 1,926 145 $31,575,000
Braintree Braintree Norfolk 5,757 421 $74,798,000
Bridgewater-raynham Bridgewater-raynham Plymouth 5,288 333 $66,636,000
Bristol-plymouth Regional Vocational Technical Bristol-plymouth Regional Vocational Technical Bristol 1,302 98 $23,227,000
Brockton Brockton Plymouth 17,102 1076 $242,774,000
Brookline Brookline Norfolk 7,668 597 $131,344,000
Burlington Burlington Middlesex 3,508 304 $63,756,000
Cambridge Cambridge Middlesex 6,607 650 $175,602,000
Canton Canton Norfolk 3,308 239 $46,557,000
Carver Carver Plymouth 1,635 130 $23,896,000
Central Berkshire Central Berkshire Berkshire 1,625 131 $28,626,000
Chelmsford Chelmsford Middlesex 4,987 366 $63,399,000
Chelsea Chelsea Suffolk 6,319 424 $84,164,000
Chicopee Chicopee Hampden 7,710 625 $109,038,000
Clinton Clinton Worcester 1,865 143 $22,973,000
Cohasset Cohasset Norfolk 1,637 120 $22,976,000
Concord Concord Middlesex 2,098 162 $36,415,000
Concord-carlisle Concord-carlisle Middlesex 1,290 97 $25,234,000
Danvers Danvers Essex 3,608 271 $50,614,000
Dartmouth Dartmouth Bristol 3,693 308 $46,293,000
Dedham Dedham Norfolk 2,747 233 $47,132,000
Dennis-yarmouth Dennis-yarmouth Barnstable 3,084 294 $54,939,000
Dighton-rehoboth Dighton-rehoboth Bristol 2,910 224 $38,174,000
Douglas Douglas Worcester 1,471 88 $17,845,000
Dover-sherborn Dover-sherborn Norfolk 1,184 106 $21,919,000
Dracut Dracut Middlesex 3,600 215 $41,813,000
Dudley-charlton Reg Dudley-charlton Reg Worcester 3,984 266 $46,833,000
Duxbury Duxbury Plymouth 3,218 241 $42,769,000
East Bridgewater East Bridgewater Plymouth 2,297 133 $23,558,000
East Longmeadow East Longmeadow Hampden 2,650 201 $36,680,000
Nauset Nauset Barnstable 1,506 133 $28,063,000
Easthampton Easthampton Hampshire 1,525 110 $19,520,000
Easton Easton Bristol 3,731 261 $47,101,000
Everett Everett Middlesex 7,125 523 $91,235,000
Fairhaven Fairhaven Bristol 2,031 140 $26,077,000
Fall River Fall River Bristol 10,123 707 $144,860,000
Falmouth Falmouth Barnstable 3,515 296 $55,994,000
Fitchburg Fitchburg Worcester 5,192 353 $71,727,000
Foxborough Foxborough Norfolk 2,645 209 $40,616,000
Framingham Framingham Middlesex 8,478 727 $143,312,000
Franklin Franklin Norfolk 5,510 409 $69,091,000
Freetown-lakeville Freetown-lakeville Plymouth 2,835 191 $34,843,000
Gardner Gardner Worcester 2,419 181 $31,534,000
Georgetown Georgetown Essex 1,467 101 $18,423,000
Gloucester Gloucester Essex 2,914 260 $49,092,000
Grafton Grafton Worcester 3,206 220 $34,190,000
Greater Lawrence Regional Vocational Technical Greater Lawrence Regional Vocational Technical Essex 1,405 128 $29,687,000
Greater Lowell Regional Vocational Technical Greater Lowell Regional Vocational Technical Middlesex 2,114 175 $41,591,000
Greater Fall River Regional Vocational Technical Greater Fall River Regional Vocational Technical Bristol 1,408 135 $26,798,000
Greenfield Greenfield Franklin 1,641 159 $27,386,000
Groton-dunstable Groton-dunstable Middlesex 2,399 170 $35,093,000
Hamilton-wenham Hamilton-wenham Essex 1,828 148 $29,196,000
Hampden-wilbraham Hampden-wilbraham Hampden 3,138 212 $44,915,000
Hanover Hanover Plymouth 2,632 208 $33,750,000
Harvard Harvard Worcester 1,137 84 $18,143,000
Haverhill Haverhill Essex 7,324 475 $94,192,000
Hingham Hingham Plymouth 4,327 298 $50,665,000
Holbrook Holbrook Norfolk 1,201 88 $16,661,000
Holliston Holliston Middlesex 2,889 206 $37,618,000
Holyoke Holyoke Hampden 5,366 431 $99,766,000
Hopedale Hopedale Worcester 1,178 87 $15,028,000
Hopkinton Hopkinton Middlesex 3,463 255 $47,192,000
Hudson Hudson Middlesex 2,811 236 $42,783,000
Ipswich Ipswich Essex 1,844 158 $27,155,000
King Philip King Philip Norfolk 2,130 128 $26,795,000
Kingston Kingston Plymouth 1,064 63 $11,237,000
Lawrence Lawrence Essex 13,667 1044 $198,613,000
Leicester Leicester Worcester 1,604 104 $19,893,000
Leominster Leominster Worcester 6,057 509 $82,814,000
Lexington Lexington Middlesex 6,925 570 $118,336,000
Lincoln Lincoln Middlesex 1,225 117 $26,136,000
Lincoln-sudbury Lincoln-sudbury Middlesex 1,602 124 $27,660,000
Littleton Littleton Middlesex 1,623 113 $21,563,000
Longmeadow Longmeadow Hampden 2,880 236 $39,010,000
Lowell Lowell Middlesex 14,152 987 $198,299,000
Ludlow Ludlow Hampden 2,699 229 $37,946,000
Lunenburg Lunenburg Worcester 1,567 104 $19,670,000
Lynn Lynn Essex 15,098 1041 $198,696,000
Lynnfield Lynnfield Essex 2,225 162 $31,665,000
Malden Malden Middlesex 6,570 458 $91,424,000
Mansfield Mansfield Bristol 4,037 298 $57,959,000
Marblehead Marblehead Essex 3,208 261 $46,103,000
Marlborough Marlborough Middlesex 4,484 362 $71,467,000
Marshfield Marshfield Plymouth 4,277 325 $53,045,000
Masconomet Masconomet Essex 1,927 140 $29,180,000
Mashpee Mashpee Barnstable 1,629 131 $27,954,000
Maynard Maynard Middlesex 1,421 103 $21,210,000
Medfield Medfield Norfolk 2,604 194 $36,362,000
Medford Medford Middlesex 4,437 397 $69,371,000
Medway Medway Norfolk 2,364 147 $31,950,000
Melrose Melrose Middlesex 3,725 259 $45,396,000
Mendon-upton Mendon-upton Worcester 2,291 162 $32,258,000
Methuen Methuen Essex 7,027 473 $88,467,000
Middleborough Middleborough Plymouth 3,010 225 $42,753,000
Milford Milford Worcester 4,131 320 $55,711,000
Millbury Millbury Worcester 1,732 131 $25,952,000
Millis Millis Norfolk 1,362 99 $18,179,000
Milton Milton Norfolk 4,094 237 $54,355,000
Mohawk Trail Mohawk Trail Franklin 1,005 68 $17,832,000
Monson Monson Hampden 1,042 85 $16,056,000
Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical Worcester 1,436 110 $27,508,000
Nantucket Nantucket Nantucket 1,567 135 $30,721,000
Narragansett Narragansett Worcester 1,358 101 $19,336,000
Nashoba Nashoba Worcester 3,428 248 $49,472,000
Natick Natick Middlesex 5,434 371 $71,949,000
Needham Needham Norfolk 5,581 389 $84,847,000
New Bedford New Bedford Bristol 12,681 837 $171,826,000
Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical Bristol 2,170 176 $41,062,000
Newburyport Newburyport Essex 2,293 186 $34,741,000
Newton Newton Middlesex 12,670 1090 $225,299,000
North Adams North Adams Berkshire 1,463 124 $24,830,000
North Andover North Andover Essex 4,709 293 $56,987,000
North Attleborough North Attleborough Bristol 4,426 279 $52,104,000
North Middlesex North Middlesex Middlesex 3,187 248 $45,555,000
North Reading North Reading Middlesex 2,532 191 $35,228,000
Northampton Northampton Hampshire 2,657 219 $37,297,000
Northborough Northborough Worcester 1,757 137 $27,154,000
Northboro-southboro Northboro-southboro Worcester 1,457 107 $21,671,000
Northbridge Northbridge Worcester 2,373 160 $32,197,000
Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational Technical Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational Technical Middlesex 1,259 109 $26,591,000
Norton Norton Bristol 2,532 187 $32,413,000
Norwell Norwell Plymouth 2,199 163 $31,898,000
Norwood Norwood Norfolk 3,452 269 $52,133,000
Old Rochester Old Rochester Plymouth 1,230 87 $18,282,000
Oxford Oxford Worcester 1,797 129 $25,982,000
Palmer Palmer Hampden 1,429 120 $20,187,000
Peabody Peabody Essex 5,909 444 $82,968,000
Pembroke Pembroke Plymouth 3,111 198 $38,055,000
Pentucket Pentucket Essex 2,553 210 $37,240,000
Pittsfield Pittsfield Berkshire 5,608 462 $88,451,000
Plymouth Plymouth Plymouth 7,634 625 $113,680,000
Quincy Quincy Norfolk 9,163 681 $141,713,000
Randolph Randolph Norfolk 2,883 250 $49,888,000
Reading Reading Middlesex 4,392 315 $52,863,000
Revere Revere Suffolk 7,170 528 $96,950,000
Rockland Rockland Plymouth 2,326 147 $32,108,000
Salem Salem Essex 3,802 379 $75,555,000
Sandwich Sandwich Barnstable 2,773 216 $43,887,000
Saugus Saugus Essex 2,668 210 $38,506,000
Scituate Scituate Plymouth 3,001 237 $43,231,000
Seekonk Seekonk Bristol 1,973 150 $28,197,000
Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational Technical Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational Technical Middlesex 1,344 128 $27,179,000
Sharon Sharon Norfolk 3,472 260 $53,571,000
Shrewsbury Shrewsbury Worcester 6,045 389 $69,744,000
Silver Lake Silver Lake Plymouth 1,899 133 $27,363,000
Somerset Somerset Bristol 1,802 120 $25,460,000
Somerville Somerville Middlesex 4,905 420 $87,204,000
South Hadley South Hadley Hampshire 1,843 141 $27,260,000
Southborough Southborough Worcester 1,305 108 $22,849,000
Southbridge Southbridge Worcester 2,186 166 $32,488,000
Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical Bristol 1,375 113 $28,826,000
Southern Worcester County Regional Vocational Technical Southern Worcester County Regional Vocational Technical Worcester 1,111 112 $19,656,000
Springfield Springfield Hampden 25,479 2040 $406,926,000
Stoneham Stoneham Middlesex 2,350 186 $33,870,000
Stoughton Stoughton Norfolk 3,633 299 $49,753,000
Sudbury Sudbury Middlesex 2,822 204 $43,007,000
Sutton Sutton Worcester 1,468 100 $18,931,000
Swampscott Swampscott Essex 2,249 187 $35,945,000
Swansea Swansea Bristol 2,037 160 $26,308,000
Tantasqua Tantasqua Worcester 1,798 135 $24,585,000
Taunton Taunton Bristol 8,038 523 $95,117,000
Tewksbury Tewksbury Middlesex 3,553 252 $51,568,000
Tri County Regional Vocational TechnicalTri County Regional Vocational Technical Norfolk 1,007 87 $18,822,000
Triton Triton Essex 2,692 208 $41,087,000
Tyngsborough Tyngsborough Middlesex 1,728 129 $23,624,000
Uxbridge Uxbridge Worcester 1,898 124 $25,093,000
Wachusett Wachusett Worcester 7,343 457 $85,758,000
Wakefield Wakefield Middlesex 3,499 267 $44,728,000
Walpole Walpole Norfolk 3,906 280 $55,439,000
Waltham Waltham Middlesex 5,380 462 $103,007,000
Ware Ware Hampshire 1,269 91 $17,784,000
Wareham Wareham Plymouth 2,501 196 $40,565,000
Quaboag Regional Quaboag Regional Worcester 1,411 100 $17,676,000
Watertown Watertown Middlesex 2,554 243 $45,605,000
Wayland Wayland Middlesex 2,657 207 $45,932,000
Webster Webster Worcester 1,894 127 $25,311,000
Wellesley Wellesley Norfolk 5,075 370 $86,930,000
West Bridgewater West Bridgewater Plymouth 1,320 90 $15,056,000
West Springfield West Springfield Hampden 3,994 297 $51,532,000
Westborough Westborough Worcester 3,672 292 $52,886,000
Westfield Westfield Hampden 5,572 431 $79,543,000
Westford Westford Middlesex 5,143 358 $65,696,000
Weston Weston Middlesex 2,180 194 $51,857,000
Westport Westport Bristol 1,519 110 $21,406,000
Westwood Westwood Norfolk 3,151 233 $50,744,000
Weymouth Weymouth Norfolk 6,541 422 $87,595,000
Whitman-hanson Whitman-hanson Plymouth 4,064 234 $47,589,000
Whittier Regional Vocational Technical Whittier Regional Vocational Technical Essex 1,338 111 $23,694,000
Wilmington Wilmington Middlesex 3,373 267 $50,713,000
Winchendon Winchendon Worcester 1,291 93 $18,310,000
Winchester Winchester Middlesex 4,591 334 $57,639,000
Winthrop Winthrop Suffolk 1,882 147 $25,239,000
Woburn Woburn Middlesex 4,712 361 $74,212,000
Worcester Worcester Worcester 25,076 1705 $365,996,000
Wrentham Wrentham Norfolk 1,062 77 $14,334,000
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp
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