The Town of Lynnfield is a traditional New England residential community. Its residents enjoy the small town feeling that is within a short commute of Boston's cultural and employment opportunities. Of particular pride to the community is the diversity of religious denominations and ethnic backgrounds within the town. The center of the town is graced by The Common, a small green bordered by historic structures including the Lynnfield Meeting House built in 1714 and the Lynnfield Public Library, which was built just before the Civil War. Residents claim that the success of the town is due to the involvement of so many members of the community on town boards, the excellence of town employees and the community's commitment to including people young and old in developing and maintaining a high quality of life for all.
Lynnfield's school system is very highly regarded with over eighty percent of its graduates moving on to college. Lynnfield High School was ranked #36 by Boston Magazine in 2014. There are 7 K-12 schools in Lynnfield, MA, including 5 public schools and 2 private schools. For a complete description of school scores, visit education.com.
Interstate 95/Route128 pass concurrently through Lynnfield, becoming separate just over the Peabody line. U.S. Route 1 also pass through, both providing access to Boston.