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Here's What You Need To Know About Newton Schools

tech <p><font size="4">Newton's public school system is one of the best in the state. In <i><a href="http://www.bostonmagazine.com/boston-best-schools-2013/">Boston Magazine</a></i>, 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.</font></p> <p><font size="4">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.</font></p> <p><font size="4">Here's what you need to know about the Newton schools in your area:</font></p> <p><font size="4"><b>Primary Schools</b></font></p> <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><b>School</b></td> <td valign="top" width="99"><b>Total Enrollment</b></td> <td valign="top" width="56"><b>Total Teachers</b></td> <td valign="top" width="95"><b>Student/Teacher Ratio</b></td> <td valign="top" width="158"><b>2013 MCAS Results</b> <b>(Percent that scored proficient or above)</b></td> <td valign="top" width="264"><b> </b></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://angier.newton.k12.ma.us/">Angier Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">408</td> <td valign="top" width="56">30.9</td> <td valign="top" width="95">13.3 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-75% in English language arts <p>-74% in Mathematics</p> <p>-79% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/angier.jpg"><img alt="angier" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-694" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/angier.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://bowen.newton.k12.ma.us/">Bowen Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">447</td> <td valign="top" width="56">21.3</td> <td valign="top" width="95">21.0 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-80% in English language arts <p>-85% in Mathematics</p> <p>-73% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/bowen.jpg"><img alt="bowen" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-695" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/bowen.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://burr.newton.k12.ma.us/">Burr Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">416</td> <td valign="top" width="56">26.2</td> <td valign="top" width="95">15.8 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-89% in English language arts <p>-88% in Mathematics</p> <p>-69% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/burr.jpg"><img alt="burr" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-696" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/burr.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://cabot.newton.k12.ma.us/">Cabot Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">418</td> <td valign="top" width="56">28.4</td> <td valign="top" width="95">14.7 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-82% in English language arts <p>-86% in Mathematics</p> <p>-81% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/cabot.jpg"><img alt="cabot" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-697" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/cabot.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://countryside.newton.k12.ma.us/">Countryside Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">479</td> <td valign="top" width="56">36.1</td> <td valign="top" width="95">13.3 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-75% in English language arts <p>-77% in Mathematics</p> <p>-72% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/countryside.jpg"><img alt="countryside" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-698" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/countryside.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://franklin.newton.k12.ma.us/">Franklin Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">396</td> <td valign="top" width="56">32.2</td> <td valign="top" width="95">12.3 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-75% in English language arts <p>-71% in Mathematics</p> <p>-68% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/franklin.jpg"><img alt="franklin" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-699" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/franklin.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://horacemann.newton.k12.ma.us/">Horace Mann Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">394</td> <td valign="top" width="56">28.3</td> <td valign="top" width="95">13.9 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-81% in English language arts <p>-87% in Mathematics</p> <p>-73% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/horace-mann.jpg"><img alt="horace mann" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-700" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/horace-mann.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://lincolneliot.newton.k12.ma.us/">Lincoln-Eliot Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">322</td> <td valign="top" width="56">24.6</td> <td valign="top" width="95">13.1 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-74% in English language arts <p>-66% in Mathematics</p> <p>-54% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/lincoln-eliot.jpg"><img alt="lincoln-eliot" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-701" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/lincoln-eliot.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://masonrice.newton.k12.ma.us/">Mason-Rice Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">438</td> <td valign="top" width="56">28.6</td> <td valign="top" width="95">15.3 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-92% in English language arts <p>-93% in Mathematics</p> <p>-81% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/mason-rice.jpg"><img alt="mason rice" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-702" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/mason-rice.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://memorialspaulding.newton.k12.ma.us/">Memorial Spaulding Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">464</td> <td valign="top" width="56">35.6</td> <td valign="top" width="95">13.0 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-79% in English language arts <p>-81% in Mathematics</p> <p>-79% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/memorial-spaulding.jpg"><img alt="memorial spaulding" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-703" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/memorial-spaulding.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://peirce.newton.k12.ma.us/">Peirce Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">337</td> <td valign="top" width="56">20.9</td> <td valign="top" width="95">16.1 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-84% in English language arts <p>-80% in Mathematics</p> <p>-83% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/peirce.jpg"><img alt="peirce" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-704" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/peirce.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://underwood.newton.k12.ma.us/">Underwood Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">310</td> <td valign="top" width="56">24.1</td> <td valign="top" width="95">12.9 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-80% in English language arts <p>-86% in Mathematics</p> <p>-70% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/underwood.jpg"><img alt="underwood" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-705" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/underwood.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://ward.newton.k12.ma.us/">Ward Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">301</td> <td valign="top" width="56">19.2</td> <td valign="top" width="95">15.7 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-91% in English language arts <p>-95% in Mathematics</p> <p>-85% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/ward.jpg"><img alt="ward" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-706" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/ward.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://williams.newton.k12.ma.us/">Williams Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">304</td> <td valign="top" width="56">21.5</td> <td valign="top" width="95">14.2 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-80% in English language arts <p>-79% in Mathematics</p> <p>-74% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/williams.jpg"><img alt="williams" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-707" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/williams.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="96"><a href="http://zervas.newton.k12.ma.us/">Zervas Elementary School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="99">325</td> <td valign="top" width="56">24.6</td> <td valign="top" width="95">13.2 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-80% in English language arts <p>-78% in Mathematics</p> <p>-51% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="264"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/zervas.jpg"><img alt="zervas" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-708" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/zervas.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><font size="4"> </font></p> <p><a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/elementary-school-district-map1.jpg"> <font size="4"><img alt="elementary school district map" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-721" height="500" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/elementary-school-district-map1.jpg" width="500"/></font></a></p> <p><font size="4"><b>Middle Schools</b></font></p> <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="93"><b>School</b></td> <td valign="top" width="102"><b>Total Enrollment</b></td> <td valign="top" width="62"><b>Total Teachers</b></td> <td valign="top" width="90"><b>Student/Teacher Ratio</b></td> <td valign="top" width="158"><b>2013 MCAS Results</b> <b>(Percent that scored proficient or above)</b></td> <td valign="top" width="266"><b> </b></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="93"><a href="http://bigelow.newton.k12.ma.us/">Bigelow Middle School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="102">531</td> <td valign="top" width="62">47.5</td> <td valign="top" width="90">11.2 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-86% in English language arts <p>-79% in Mathematics</p> <p>-59% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="266"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/bigelow.jpg"><img alt="bigelow" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-709" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/bigelow.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="93"><a href="http://brown.newton.k12.ma.us/">Charles E. Brown Middle School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="102">698</td> <td valign="top" width="62">60.4</td> <td valign="top" width="90">11.6 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-91% in English language arts <p>-82% in Mathematics</p> <p>-74% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="266"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/brown.jpg"><img alt="brown" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-710" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/brown.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="93"><a href="http://day.newton.k12.ma.us/">Frank A. Day Middle School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="102">868</td> <td valign="top" width="62">70.3</td> <td valign="top" width="90">12.3 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-88% in English language arts <p>-80% in Mathematics</p> <p>-61% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="266"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/day.jpg"><img alt="day" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-711" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/day.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="93"><a href="http://oakhill.newton.k12.ma.us/">Oak Hill Middle School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="102">616</td> <td valign="top" width="62">55.4</td> <td valign="top" width="90">11.1 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="158">-92% in English language arts <p>-82% in Mathematics</p> <p>-64% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="266"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/oak-hill.jpg"><img alt="oak hill" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-712" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/oak-hill.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><font size="4"> </font></p> <p><a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/middle-school-district-map.jpg"> <font size="4"><img alt="middle school district map" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-717" height="500" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/middle-school-district-map.jpg" width="500"/></font></a></p> <p><font size="4"><b>High Schools</b></font></p> <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="90"><b>School</b></td> <td valign="top" width="104"><b>Total Enrollment</b></td> <td valign="top" width="62"><b>Total Teachers</b></td> <td valign="top" width="90"><b>Student/Teacher Ratio</b></td> <td valign="top" width="127"><b>2013 MCAS Results</b> <b>(Percent that scored proficient or above)</b></td> <td valign="top" width="84"><b>SAT Average Score</b></td> <td valign="top" width="213"><b> </b></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="90"><a href="http://nnhs.newton.k12.ma.us/">Newton North High School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="104">1,910</td> <td valign="top" width="62">157.1</td> <td valign="top" width="90">12.2 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="127">-97% in English language arts <p>-92% in Mathematics</p> <p>-88% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="84">Reading: 573 <p>Writing: 579</p> <p>Math: 602</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="213"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/newton-north.jpg"><img alt="newton north" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-713" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/newton-north.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="90"><a href="http://nshs.newton.k12.ma.us/">Newton South High School</a></td> <td valign="top" width="104">1,722</td> <td valign="top" width="62">136.4</td> <td valign="top" width="90">12.6 to 1</td> <td valign="top" width="127">-99% in English language arts <p>-96% in Mathematics</p> <p>-89% in Science</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="84">Reading: 606 <p>Writing: 615</p> <p>Math: 636</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="213"> <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/newton-south.jpg"><img alt="newton south" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-714" height="133" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/newton-south.jpg" width="200"/></a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><font size="4"> </font></p> <p><a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/high-school-district-map.jpg"> <font size="4"><img alt="high school district map" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-718" height="500" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/misc/high-school-district-map.jpg" width="500"/></font></a></p> <p><font size="4"><i>*All statistical information was found on the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and secondary Education (ESE) <a href="http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/profiles/general.aspx?topNavId=1&orgcode=02070000&orgtypecode=5&"> Website</a></i></font></p> <p><font size="4"><i>**School district maps were found on the official city <a href="http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/it/gis/indexmaps.asp">website</a> for Newton Massachusetts</i></font></p>

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