The Tewksbury Public Schools were shown to be one of the most improved school districts in the area, according to a recent study by Trulia and Schooldigger.com.
According to the study, Tewksbury’s public schools were ranked 28th among school districts in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham area in 2015. The ranking represents a jump of 12 ranking positions from 2011, in which the school district was ranked 36th.
Tewksbury Public Schools also saw a jump of 8 ranking positions from 2012 to 2015.
Only Melrose saw a more significant improvement in the rankings, having jumped 17 ranking positions between 2011 and 2015. The Cambridge-Newton-Framingham area consisted of communities largely in Middlesex and Essex counties.
The real estate information firm Trulia developed the rankings through school-level aggregated test score data based on standardized testing results on exams such as the MCAS and PARCC testing.
Districts with fewer than three schools were dropped from the rankings. To read more about the rankings, click here.