You ask an excellent question. I am a Full Time REALTOR & Retired Middle School Math Teacher. The BEST advice I can give to you is to contact the following to get the BEST & most complete answer to your question:
from the MA State Dept of Education (DOE) ...
you can also contact each school district on line to get information they post.
These sites should allow you to make the best decision to answer your question.
Hope you find this info helpful in your home search.
I can be reached at (508) 863-1329 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have further questions.
All the best !!!
Respectfully, Jay Mello
Realtors are not able to give opinions on what school system is "best" as it is so subjective. It is against fair housing laws. We can provide you with resources to make your own determination on that such as this link...
You may also want to seek out neighbors in an area you are interested in living in for opinions, visit schools, etc.
I hope it helps! http://www.bostonmagazine.com/best-schools-in-boston/index.html
Best of luck!
Good schools help real estate values, too.
Even in good school systems, some choose private schools.
There are a few to choose from in the south shore area.
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