Pioneer Charter School of Science I was recently honored by U.S. News and World Report in its annual distinguished ‘Best High Schools’ rankings. PCSS I ranked 17th in Massachusetts among 365 high schools and placed 15th out of high schools from the surrounding Boston Metro Area.
The school earned its ranking based on student performance on state assessments from the 2019- 2020 school year as well as the school’s demonstrated work to prepare students for college. Rankings also took into account the enrollment of disadvantaged students.
Of the PCSS I students who took the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exams during the 2019-2020 school year, 87% scored proficient or advanced in Math and 78% scored proficient or advanced in English.