Old Hammondtown School Ranked Among Best

Superintendent Michael S. Nelson and Principal Kevin Tavares are very proud to announce that Old Hammondtown School has been ranked in the top 5 percent of all elementary schools in Massachusetts.

            “I am extraordinarily proud of the hard work and results being achieved by our students, faculty and staff,” Superintendent Nelson said. “In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with our nation’s finest public schools, the annual U.S. News report firmly places Old Hammondtown among not only the finest elementary schools in the state but also in the top tier nationally.”

            In the U.S. News 2024 Best Elementary Schools ranking, Old Hammondtown was ranked 72 out of 1,563 elementary schools in Massachusetts.

            “It is an incredible honor to be recognized by US News and World Report as a top 5% performing elementary school in Massachusetts,” Principal Tavares said. “It’s a testament to the hard work and dedication of both teachers, students, and the entire school community. It’s an amazing accomplishment, and our community should be proud to celebrate its achievement.”

            Schools ranked in the top 40% nationally achieve status as a U.S. News Best Middle School. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation rates and how well they prepare their students for high school.

            Out of 958 ranked schools in Massachusetts, Old Hammondtown was also listed at or near the top 10 percent in Reading Proficiency (Ranked 99 out of 958 schools) and Math Proficiency (84 out of 958.)

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