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Chelmsford High Fails to Make US News & World Report’s Rankings

The publication’s rankings included the top 63 high schools in Massachusetts.

Chelmsford did not land in the Top 50 of the state's top high schools. (File Photo)
Chelmsford did not land in the Top 50 of the state's top high schools. (File Photo)

US News & World Report released its annual list of the nation’s top high schools Tuesday and Chelmsford High School failed to make the cut.

The publication’s rankings included the top 63 high schools in Massachusetts, about the top 2,000 nationally.

From the rankings:

“At Chelmsford High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement course work and exams. The AP participation rate at Chelmsford High School is 45 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 15 percent.”

Massachusetts’ top 10:

1. Boston Latin School
2. Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School (Marlborough)
3. Belmont High School
4. Wellesley High School
5. The Bromfield School (Harvard)
6. Mystic Valley Regional Charter School (Malden)
7. Dover-Sherborn Regional High School
8. Medfield High School
9. O’Bryant School Math/Science (Roxbury)
10. Sharon High School

US News & World Report’s complete Massachusetts’ rankings >>

What is your take on the results? Are you disappointed that Chelmsford didn't make the list? What do you think the school can do differently to make the cut in the future? Let us know in the comments section below.
rklinkhammer April 30, 2014 at 06:27 AM
Its all very sad....
Sujata May 16, 2014 at 09:19 PM
Chelmsford high school scores are in the range of other highschools ranked around #40-#45 in the list (AP and English and Math proficiency) so what is the reason it did not make the cut. What did it miss?

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