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Here's What You Need To Know About Newton Schools

Newton's public school system is one of the best in the state. In Boston Magazine, Newton was ranked #20 in the 2013 "Massachusetts 50 best public school" article. They compiled numbers from 147 municipalities in Greater Boston, and ranked the schools based on many factors, including student-to-teacher ratio, per-pupil expenditure, graduation rate, MCAS scores, and the percent of students going to college.

According to the Newton Public School website, as of October 2013 there are 12,441 students enrolled in the fifteen elementary schools, four middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, and one alternative high school.

Here's what you need to know about the Newton schools in your area:

Primary Schools

School Total Enrollment Total Teachers Student/Teacher Ratio 2013 MCAS Results (Percent that scored proficient or above)  
Angier Elementary School 408 30.9 13.3 to 1 -75% in English language arts

-74% in Mathematics

-79% in Science

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Bowen Elementary School 447 21.3 21.0 to 1 -80% in English language arts

-85% in Mathematics

-73% in Science

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Burr Elementary School 416 26.2 15.8 to 1 -89% in English language arts

-88% in Mathematics

-69% in Science

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Cabot Elementary School 418 28.4 14.7 to 1 -82% in English language arts

-86% in Mathematics

-81% in Science

 cabot
Countryside Elementary School 479 36.1 13.3 to 1 -75% in English language arts

-77% in Mathematics

-72% in Science

 countryside
Franklin Elementary School 396 32.2 12.3 to 1 -75% in English language arts

-71% in Mathematics

-68% in Science

 franklin
Horace Mann Elementary School 394 28.3 13.9 to 1 -81% in English language arts

-87% in Mathematics

-73% in Science

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Lincoln-Eliot Elementary School 322 24.6 13.1 to 1 -74% in English language arts

-66% in Mathematics

-54% in Science

 lincoln-eliot
Mason-Rice Elementary School 438 28.6 15.3 to 1 -92% in English language arts

-93% in Mathematics

-81% in Science

 mason rice
Memorial Spaulding Elementary School 464 35.6 13.0 to 1 -79% in English language arts

-81% in Mathematics

-79% in Science

 memorial spaulding
Peirce Elementary School 337 20.9 16.1 to 1 -84% in English language arts

-80% in Mathematics

-83% in Science

 peirce
Underwood Elementary School 310 24.1 12.9 to 1 -80% in English language arts

-86% in Mathematics

-70% in Science

 underwood
Ward Elementary School 301 19.2 15.7 to 1 -91% in English language arts

-95% in Mathematics

-85% in Science

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Williams Elementary School 304 21.5 14.2 to 1 -80% in English language arts

-79% in Mathematics

-74% in Science

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Zervas Elementary School 325 24.6 13.2 to 1 -80% in English language arts

-78% in Mathematics

-51% in Science

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elementary school district map

Middle Schools

School Total Enrollment Total Teachers Student/Teacher Ratio 2013 MCAS Results (Percent that scored proficient or above)  
Bigelow Middle School 531 47.5 11.2 to 1 -86% in English language arts

-79% in Mathematics

-59% in Science

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Charles E. Brown Middle School 698 60.4 11.6 to 1 -91% in English language arts

-82% in Mathematics

-74% in Science

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Frank A. Day Middle School 868 70.3 12.3 to 1 -88% in English language arts

-80% in Mathematics

-61% in Science

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Oak Hill Middle School 616 55.4 11.1 to 1 -92% in English language arts

-82% in Mathematics

-64% in Science

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middle school district map

High Schools

School Total Enrollment Total Teachers Student/Teacher Ratio 2013 MCAS Results (Percent that scored proficient or above) SAT Average Score  
Newton North High School 1,910 157.1 12.2 to 1 -97% in English language arts

-92% in Mathematics

-88% in Science

Reading: 573

Writing: 579

Math: 602

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Newton South High School 1,722 136.4 12.6 to 1 -99% in English language arts

-96% in Mathematics

-89% in Science

Reading: 606

Writing: 615

Math: 636

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high school district map

*All statistical information was found on the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and secondary Education (ESE) Website

**School district maps were found on the official city website for Newton Massachusetts

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