Of the 358 listed schools (326 public and 32 charter schools), Mystic Valley Regional Charter School ranked no. 8. Based on the data, the charter school in Malden has a 16-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio, which is larger than the state average. The school was deemed above the state average in college readiness and math and English testing.
At the time the data was compiled, Mystic Valley had 1,390 students compared to 88 teachers. In the college readiness category, 71 percent of students were tested and 60 percent passed, according to the AP.
As for the charter school's testing results in math, 93 percent were proficient and seven percent were not proficient. Meanwhile, the school's English proficiency was higher at 96 percent and four percent not proficient, according to the report.
Also making the list is Malden High School, coming in at no. 39. The school's student-to-teacher ratio is 15-to-1, which is larger than the state average, according to the report. The school was deemed near average in college readiness and math and English testing, the report adds.
When the data was collected, Malden High had 1,799 students and 116 teachers. In the college readiness category, 48 percent of students were tested and 23 percent passed, according to the AP.
In math, Malden High was 71 percent proficient and 29 percent not proficient, according to the report. In English, 77 percent were deemed proficient while 23 were not, the report adds.
Hyannis-based Sturgis Charter Public School topped the list.
The rankings were determined using student-teacher ratios and test results.
To see the complete report, visit the U.S. News & World Report website.