Proven Provider

HCSS has been granted “Proven Provider” status by DESE in 2016.

College Matriculation Rate

The average College Matriculation rate since 2014 is 95%

Graduation Rate

 HCSS has overall 98% graduation rate since 2014

 Class of 2021 raised more than $15M scholarship for college education.


Harvard, Cornell, Columbia Universities and Dartmouth College.

Boston College, BU, Northeastern University, UMASS, UCONN, Rutgers, WPI, RIT, Williams College, and many more…


Many Ivy League and prestigious college acceptances

US News & World Report Best High Schools (2016-2021)

Named one of the Best 100 Massachusetts High Schools and ranked #3 in Springfield Metro Area by US News & World Report 2019. 2022 rankings

Niche‘s 2022 rankings were released

, and Hampden Charter School of Science ranked #2 in Best Charter High Schools in Springfield, MA Area! 

MCAS Results

HCSS has consistently achieved the highest performance level in the state and has been named one of the best schools in Western Massachusetts. HCSS outperformed all Sending Districts and the State in all MCAS exams in last four years in all subject areas.