Newton school information

IndexNewtonMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores76%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools31,16779,235
Total private schools750824,875
Total post-secondary schools71937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Newton are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Newton.
  • 96.9% of people in Newton have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.5% of people in Newton have completed high school.
  • 75.9% of people in Newton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Bigelow Middle42 Vernon StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 523 · Ratio: 12:180
  • Lincoln-Eliot191 Pearl StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 293 · Ratio: 18:171

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Education level achieved in Newton

IndexNewtonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade96.9%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school96.5%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college87.5%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree79.7%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors75.9%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters48.5%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree22.3%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate10.5%2.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Newton (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,24988%29%
Lexington, MA32,30686%27%
Lynnfield, MA12,05886%26%
Belmont, MA25,17385%25%
Sharon, MA6,01085%25%
Newton, MA86,94576%11%

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Nashua, NH86,79967%2%
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Newton, MA86,94576%11%
Source: The Newton, MA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.