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The Department has moved to 135 Santilli Highway in Everett. The Department's office and Licensure Welcome Center are open. The new location has free parking and is a short walk from the Wellington station on the MBTA's Orange Line.
District and School Accountability

Schools of Recognition

As part of its annual accountability reporting process, the Department identifies a small number of Schools of Recognition. These schools demonstrate high achievement and high growth and meet or exceed accountability targets. The list of recognized schools also includes those that have been identified as National Blue Ribbon Schools and National ESEA Distinguished Schools, two national award programs.

The schools recognized in 2023 are listed below.

2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools
District NameSchool Name
AndoverAndover West Middle
Benjamin Banneker Charter Public (District)Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School
Berlin-BoylstonTahanto Regional High
HopedaleHopedale Jr Sr High
PlymouthManomet Elementary
SomervilleJohn F Kennedy
Sturgis Charter Public (District)Sturgis Charter Public School
2023 National ESEA Distinguished Schools
District NameSchool Name
CambridgeMorse School
RevereBeachmont Veterans Memorial School
2023 Schools of Recognition
District NameSchool Name
Acton-BoxboroughMerriam School
AndoverWood Hill Middle School
AndoverAndover High
BillericaFrederick J Dutile
Blue Hills Regional Vocational TechnicalBlue Hills Regional Vocational Technical
BostonKennedy John F Elementary School
BostonTynan Elementary School
BostonManning Elementary School
BostonPerry Elementary School
BraintreeDonald Ross
Cape Cod Regional Vocational TechnicalCape Cod Region Vocational Technical
CohassetDeer Hill
CohassetCohasset High School
Conservatory Lab Charter (District)Conservatory Lab Charter School
DuxburyDuxbury High
EastonOliver Ames High
FoxboroughCharles Taylor Elementary
Gill-MontagueGill Elementary
HanoverCenter Elementary
HinghamPlymouth River
HinghamSouth Elementary
HopkintonHopkinton High
LawrenceSpark Academy
LexingtonLexington High
LittletonLittleton Middle School
LongmeadowGlenbrook Middle
LowellCharles W Morey
LynnLynn Woods
Mendon-UptonNipmuc Regional High
MiltonCollicot
MiltonGlover
Minuteman Regional Vocational TechnicalMinuteman Regional High
NatickJohnson
NewtonA E Angier
NewtonWilliams
NewtonNewton South High
North MiddlesexAshby Elementary
North ReadingL D Batchelder
NorthamptonNorthampton High
Northboro-SouthboroAlgonquin Regional High
OrleansOrleans Elementary
PetershamPetersham Center
PlymouthWest Elementary
QuincyMontclair
RockportRockport Middle
SalemWitchcraft Heights
SandwichOak Ridge
ScituateJenkins Elementary School
SharonSharon High
SpringfieldMilton Bradley School
SpringfieldElias Brookings
SpringfieldGlickman Elementary
StonehamStoneham High
StoughtonHelen Hansen Elementary
SwanseaJoseph Case High
WakefieldWalton
WalpoleWalpole High
WarehamWareham Elementary School
WatertownHosmer
WellesleyKatharine Lee Bates
WellesleySprague Elementary School
WellesleyWellesley Middle
WellesleyWellesley Sr High
West SpringfieldJohn R Fausey
WestwoodDeerfield School
WilliamsburgAnne T. Dunphy School

Last Updated: March 21, 2024

 
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