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How Does Your Town Rank Amongst Massachusetts Homeschoolers?

Massachusetts had 17,127 registered homeschoolers at the start of the 2020 school year. We looked at each town's student body to see what percentage of the town was homeschooled. Here's how they ranked.


Town

% homeschooled

# of homeschoolers


1. Warwick

48.57%

17


2. Leyden

45.71%

16


3. Northfield

39.04%

57


4. Cummington

26.14%

23


5. Hawley

22.86%

8


6. Savoy

21.88%

14


7. Alford

18.18%

6


8. Berlin

16.43%

34


9. Plainfield

15.38%

10


10. Ashfield

14.59%

27


11. Colrain

13.85%

27


12. Medway

13.52%

38


13. Phillipston

13.19%

31


14. Blandford

13.08%

17


15. New Salem

12.93%

15


16. Heath

12.38%

13


17. Montgomery

12.36%

11


18. Florida

12.09%

11


19. Wendell

12.00%

15


20. Tolland

11.36%

5


21. Windsor

10.67%

8


22. Richmond

10.48%

13


23. Leverett

9.81%

21


24. Gill

9.76%

16


25. Ashby

9.51%

43


26. Brimfield

9.30%

52


27. Orleans

9.13%

42


28. Otis

8.80%

11


29. Barre

8.75%

72


30. Royalston

8.59%

14


31. Hubbardston

8.50%

50


32. Oakham

8.45%

24


33. New Braintree

8.45%

1


34. Princeton

8.09%

41


35. Buckland

8.08%

16


36. Shelburne

7.96%

16


37. Charlemont

7.86%

11


38. Russell

7.82%

19


39. Petersham

7.59%

11


40. New Marlborough

7.53%

11


41. West Stockbridge

7.48%

11


42. Monterey

7.37%

7


43. Huntington

7.12%

21


44. Athol

7.11%

126


45. North Brookfield

7.07%

53


46. Sterling

7.06%

82


47. Wales

6.99%

20


48. Holland

6.79%

25


59. Middlefield

6.67%

2


50. Granville

6.63%

12


51. Conway

6.62%

18


52. Winchendon

6.60%

99


53. Warren

6.49%

47


54. Greenfield

6.47%

135


55. Pepperell

6.41%

110


56. Sandisfield

6.32%

6


57. Montague

6.17%

64


58. Sheffield

6.16%

25


59. Lunenburg

5.93%

109


60. Dunstable

5.88%

36


61. Clarksburg

5.81%

14


62. Chester

5.81%

9


63. Southwick

5.69%

68


64. Rochester

5.65%

56


65. Townsend

5.63%

79


66. Pelham

5.59%

8


67. Williamsburg

5.57%

18


68. Templeton

5.55%

68


69. Westminster

5.54%

75


70. Shutesbury

5.48%

12


71. Williamstown

5.39%

41


72. Freetown

5.30%

73


73. Hancock

5.26%

4


74. Sandwich

5.21%

160


75. Stockbridge

5.19%

8


76. Hull

5.13%

47


77. Uxbridge

5.06%

103


78. Cheshire

5.04%

17


79. Hamilton

5.04%

67


80. West Brookfield

5.03%

25


81. Lanesborough

4.96%

20


82. Gardner

4.96%

139


83. Sunderland

4.94%

19


84. Southampton

4.93%

43


85. West Tisbury

4.91%

19


86. Lancaster

4.90%

55


87. Bernardston

4.88%

4


88. Westhampton

4.85%

10


89. Agawam

4.83%

179


90. Rockport

4.76%

33


91. Douglas

4.71%

70


92. Dalton

4.68%

47


93. Goshen

4.67%

5


94. Westport

4.53%

91


95. Ashburnham

4.50%

49


96. North Adams

4.39%

65


97. Boxford

4.34%

69


98. Carver

4.32%

72


99. Wellfleet

4.21%

12


100. Belchertown

4.18%

100


101. Sutton

4.17%

60


102. Becket

4.13%

9


103. Shirley

4.12%

35


104. Rutland

4.08%

69


105. Chesterfield

4.08%

4


106. Orange

4.01%

44


107. Wenham

4.01%

29


108. Harvard

3.99%

41


109 Deerfield

3.97%

29


110. Northampton

3.96%

128


111. Maynard

3.95%

56


112. Ware

3.95%

55


113. Middleborough

3.92%

134


114. Barnstable

3.90%

216


115. Westfield

3.87%

212


116. Granby

3.84%

29


117. Charlton

3.82%

80


118. Dudley

3.79%

68


119. Northbridge

3.78%

94



120. Palmer

3.78%

58


121. Berkley

3.74%

43


122. Hinsdale

3.66%

7


123. Chatham

3.64%

16


124. Sturbridge

3.62%

61


125. West Boylston

3.58%

31


126. Hardwick

3.58%

14


127. Bourne

3.52%

72


128. Lenox

3.47%

19


129. Acushnet

3.46%

52


130. Brewster

3.45%

38


131. Dighton

3.45%

48


132. West Newbury

3.44%

23


133. Wilbraham

3.40%

80


134. Topsfield

3.39%

41


135. Wareham

3.37%

89


136. Amesbury

3.36%

75


137. Harwich

3.35%

49


138. Somerset

3.35%

88


139. Georgetown

3.32%

46


140. Ayer

3.26%

35


141. Easthampton

3.25%

58


142. Washington

3.23%

2


143. Beverly

3.22%

167


144. Rehoboth

3.22%

62


145. Monson

3.20%

33


146. Marion

3.20%

28


147. Erving

3.13%

7


148. Hanson

3.01%

49


149. Fitchburg

3.01%

197


150. Bridgewater

2.95%

105


151. Carlisle

2.94%

29


152. Plympton

2.94%

13


153. East Brookfield

2.93%

9


154. Egremont

2.91%

3


155. Leicester

2.91%

44


156. Hingham

2.87%

137


157. Oxford

2.84%

52


158. Hampden

2.82%

17


159. Ludlow

2.81%

73


160. Dartmouth

2.81%

113


161. Gloucester

2.81%

92


162. Great Barrington

2.79%

23


163. Groton

2.79%

56


164. Oak Bluffs

2.77%

18


165. Holden

2.77%

99


166. Mashpee

2.75%

46


167. Groveland

2.75%

26


168. Amherst

2.73%

61


169. Webster

2.72%

57


170. Plainville

2.70%

37


171. Ipswich

2.70%

47


172. Upton

2.68%

36


173. Edgartown

2.66%

17


174. Lincoln

2.65%

19


175. Merrimac

2.65%

24


176. Bellingham

2.63%

63


177. Lakeville

2.62%

47


178. Swansea

2.59%

61


179. Plymouth, MA

2.53%

202


180. Falmouth

2.53%

88


181. Yarmouth

2.52%

64


182. Tisbury

2.48%

14


183. Sharon

2.48%

94


184. Wrentham

2.46%

47


185. East Bridgewater

2.42%

54


186. Mattapoisett

2.41%

21


187. Dennis

2.40%

28


188. Chilmark

2.40%

3


189. Grafton

2.38%

79


190. Stowe

2.37%

29


191. Avon

2.37%

16


192. Paxton

2.36%

17


193. Eastham

2.36%

11


194. Cohasset

2.35%

40


195. Kingston

2.30%

50


196. Norfolk

2.28%

42


197. Northborough

2.27%

62


198. Lee

2.24%

14


199. Littleton

2.23%

37


200. Southbridge

2.22%

56


201. West Springfield

2.22%

93


202. Watertown

2.20%

66


203. Wilmington

2.19%

77


204. Chicopee

2.19%

169


205. Bolton

2.19%

24


206. Hadley

2.17%

12


207. Adams

2.15%

22


208. Brookfield

2.14%

10


209. Fairhaven

2.11%

43


210. Attleboro

2.10%

138


211. Medford

2.09%

108


212. Norton

2.08%

53


213. West Bridgewater

2.08%

31


214. Millbury

2.07%

36


215. Boxborough

2.01%

18


216. Billerica

2.01%

104


217. Concord

1.96%

67


218. Peru

1.96%

2


219. Rowley

1.94%

15


220. Easton

1.92%

71


221. Tyngsborough

1.91%

36


222. Hudson

1.90%

56


223. Pembroke

1.89%

55


224. Pittsfield

1.87%

112


225. Haverhill

1.82%

176


226. Whitman

1.82%

45


227. Newburyport

1.81%

47


228. Chelmsford

1.77%

96


229. Ashland

1.75%

52


230. Leominster

1.75%

118


231. Longmeadow

1.74%

50


232. Spencer

1.73%

25


233. Rockland

1.73%

46


234. Stoneham

1.72%

47


235. Westford

1.69%

83


236. Dracut

1.68%

84


237. Woburn

1.67%

80


238. Holliston

1.64%

48


239. Danvers

1.63%

62


240. Raynham

1.62%

39


241. Clinton

1.61%

34


242. Taunton

1.60%

129


243. Marblehead

1.58%

48


244. Mansfield

1.58%

62


245. Halifax

1.58%

18


246. Arlington

1.57%

106


247. Sherborn

1.54%

15


248. Middleton

1.54%

21


249. North Attleborough

1.51%

72


250. Abington

1.51%

36


251. Methuen

1.50%

118


252. Whately

1.47%

3


253. Mendon

1.47%

16


254. Dedham

1.45%

46


255. Newbury

1.44%

11


256. Seekonk

1.44%

34


257. Melrose

1.42%

60


258. Southborough

1.40%

27


259. Westborough

1.39%

55


260. Milford

1.38%

65


261. Duxbury

1.37%

42


262. Fall River

1.37%

199


263. Wellesley

1.36%

74


264. Auburn

1.35%

37


265. Marlborough

1.33%

77


266. Hopedale

1.30%

13


267. Scituate

1.27%

40


268. New Bedford

1.27%

211


269. Weston

1.26%

28


270. Lynnfield

1.26%

30


271. Norwood

1.25%

50


272. Burlington

1.25%

47


273. Weymouth

1.24%

80


274. Worcester

1.23%

339


275. Marshfield

1.22%

49


276. Canton

1.22%

44


277. Acton

1.20%

55


278. Salem

1.19%

57


279. Medfield

1.18%

32


280. Somerville

1.18%

62


281. Newton

1.15%

170


282. Franklin

1.14%

63


283. Sudbury

1.14%

45


284. Millis

1.14%

15


285. Swampscott

1.13%

26


286. Natick

1.12%

65


287. Norwell

1.11%

27


288. Cambridge

1.08%

87


289. Waltham

1.08%

66


290. Wakefield

1.05%

38


291. Foxborough

1.03%

28


292. Brookline

1.02%

80


293. Salisbury

1.01%

9


294. Hanover

1.00%

29


295. Brockton

0.99%

185


296. Devens

0.98%

1


297. Tewksbury

0.94%

37


298. Framingham

0.92%

92


299. Winchester

0.90%

44


300. Peabody

0.89%

60


301. Holbrook

0.87%

13


302. Reading

0.85%

36


303. Nantucket

0.85%

15


304. Bedford

0.84%

24


305. Holyoke

0.84%

47


306. North Andover

0.81%

43


307. Andover

0.80%

53


308. Walpole

0.80%

34


309. Hopkinton

0.79%

32


310. Stoughton

0.78%

30


311. Needham

0.77%

50


312. Springfield

0.76%

221


313. Milton

0.76%

40


314. Lexington

0.71%

54


315. Belmont

0.68%

34


316. Braintree

0.68%

40


317. Malden

0.66%

48


318. Shrewsbury

0.62%

41


319. North Reading

0.60%

15


320. Lowell

0.59%

112


321. Quincy

0.54%

52


322. Dover

0.53%

7


323. Wayland

0.45%

12


324. Randolph