A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A+
Address
100 Walnut Street
Newtonville, MA 02460
Telephone
(617) 559-6100

Newton Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1310
798 responses
Average ACT
30
242 responses
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Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
12,674
Free or Reduced Lunch
13%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,665
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$219,972,000
Expenses Per Student
$21,384/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    63%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    2%

Newton Public Schools Reviews

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The Newton Public Schools employee highly qualified, dedicated teachers. The district strives to adopt new innovate teaching practices and programs. The parents are very much involved and contribute greatly to the success of the district as a whole.
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It's a very nice city with a lot of affluent people. Generally, students are very accepting, unless you don't agree with their political viewpoints. The schools are very good and prepare you well academically for life at college. However, the bathrooms smell quite bad and the cafeteria food isn't the greatest, so I guess that's where they took the funds from.
This school system prepares students well for college. The academics are great, but not all of the teachers are. They overlook the students who are either doing very well or failing. In this school system, there is not much diversity because of the general demographic of this city. The atmosphere is generally friendly and accepting.