This section provides information on K–12 education as well as adult courses for students working toward high school equivalency.

Alternative Learning

This section explains our accountability system for schools and districts and links to resources to help schools and districts improve.

Office of District and School Turnaround

Learn about Massachusetts' system for differentiated recognition, accountability, & support

Title 1

Resources and materials related to Title I Part A, Title I Part D, subgrants, and ESEA flexibility.

Compliance/Monitoring (Program Quality Assurance)

If you have a complaint about actions taken by a school or district or in a classroom, click here to file a complaint. This link will also take you to district monitoring reports.

This section has information about the state's curriculum frameworks and student assessment systems. It also provides several resources for educators.

Curriculum & Instruction

Testing & Assessment

College Prep

  • GEAR UP
    GEAR UP Massachusetts is a college readiness program that serves low-income priority students across seven of the Commonwealth’s most impoverished areas.
  • YourPlanForTheFuture
    YourPlanForTheFuture is a planning site where students can organize their academic information, get free test-prep tutorials, research schools, track applications, apply for financial aid, and more.
  • Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Partnership (CDEP)
    CDEP allows Massachusetts high school students to take college-level courses at a discounted price and earn credit toward high school completion and their future college degrees.
  • Go Higher!
    Learn about the programs offered at Massachusetts community colleges, state universities and University of Massachusetts campuses.
  • Scholarships & Awards
    Find out about some of the scholarships and awards available for Massachusetts students.