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New Bedford Public Schools
  • NEW BEDFORD, MA

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade C minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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New Bedford Public Schools is a public school district located in NEW BEDFORD, MA. It has 12,880 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 31% of students are at least proficient in math and 34% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
34%
Percent Proficient - Math
31%
Average Graduation Rate
72%
Average SAT
1080
201 responses
Average ACT
27
20 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
12,880
Free or Reduced Lunch
63.5%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,396
Teachers in First/Second Year
30.8%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$23,497 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$46,321
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$847
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$226,900
National
$217,500

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