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Newton South High School
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  • Public
  • NEWTON CENTRE, MA

Report Card

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

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Newton South High School is a top rated, public school located in NEWTON CENTRE, MA. It has 1,837 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 87% of students are at least proficient in math and 88% in reading.

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Newton South High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
88%
Percent Proficient - Math
87%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1380
702 responses
Average ACT
32
210 responses
AP Enrollment
29%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$168,131
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,651
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$1,124,182
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 50 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 50 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 99 responses
  • Passing time.
    17%
  • Prom. South lacks real traditions.
    17%
  • South lacks any true traditions
    14%
  • Snow days
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    9%
  • Powder Puff
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,837
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 58 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 58 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 58 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$78,039
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.8%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 65 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 65 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 65 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$23,499 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 68 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 68 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 68 responses

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