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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
New Mission High School is an above average, public, magnet, alternative school located in Hyde Park, MA. It has 320 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.

New Mission High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1020
64 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
37%
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
    D+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    D+
Median Household Income
$62,021
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,445
National
$949
Median Home Value
$455,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
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Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
320
Free or Reduced Lunch
53%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$94,540
Teachers in First/Second Year
21%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
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Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$25,850/ year
National
$12,239
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The school is quite nice, though the food isn’t the best. Sometimes the pasta is served raw sometimes as the meat is too. They try to fit the high school with the new 8th graders though this causes there to be not a lot of space. The 8th graders are able to use iPads for their math class and in the 8th grade science coding class they bought a new large robot thing. Its clear the teachers care but the students don’t. Students who are put in honors but don’t have the behavior of it really ruin the learning experience. The school isn’t really at fault though.
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Before New Mission moved to Hyde park it was a very small school with only one long hallway, and I loved that because everyone was close. It built a family, everyone knew everyone. The only thing the school really lacked was diversity to say the least, only two white kids attended and they were brother and sister. All staff and students were black. It was like the HBCU of High schools.
New Mission Collegiate Academy is a school that prides itself on academics although the work can be rigorous at times it is worth it because it gets you ready for college. It can be tough at times because you have to stay consistent with you work to make sure your grades do not slip however if you remain hardworking and steadfast everything will come naturally. College starts in 9th grade and New Mission does a great job of pushing their students to excel and try their hardest so they can become well prepared when entering college. Although it is a small school it should not be taken lightly because it competes with some of the best schools in Boston.