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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Marple Newtown School District is an elite, public school district located in Newtown Square, PA. It has 3,280 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 57% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.
Address
40 Media Line Rd Ste 204
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Telephone
(610) 359-4256
Website

Marple Newtown School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1190
195 responses
Average ACT
28
31 responses
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Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,280
Free or Reduced Lunch
13.4%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,578
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$70,252,000
Expenses Per Student
$19,558/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    41%
  • Other
    2%

Marple Newtown School District Reviews

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I was a student at Marple Newtown High school for all 4 years of my high school career, and I loved it! The teachers are very involved, and there are so many resources available to you. Copious amounts of computers and books. There are also so many after school activities and clubs. The teachers try their best to prepare you for college, and also offer AP and honors classes to take. I overall loved Marple, great atmosphere with no uniforms or academic pressure. The teachers really care about your education, which is why my class did so well! I wish most high schools were like this!
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My freshman year of high school was overwhelming but the awesome staff made it easy to adjust to a different environment. My sophomore year was quite more challenging health wise. I was diagnosed with LCH a very rare medical condition in which I had to go through chemo therapy five days a week for eleven months . I loved how the staff came together to help have a successful year! My junior and senior year were much more enjoyable. Having an incredible staff of teachers and counselors allowed me to be successfully .
I was able to get into the college of my choice which is West Chester University
I transferred into the district my sophomore year of high school and I was so nervous. I was worried I wouldn't make friends and use this change as an excuse to fall behind in class. Thankfully, I met great friends right away and the teachers always helped me if i needed it to make sure I was always on top of my work. I can't imagine going to school anywhere else!