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97%
  • Newton South High
  • 140 Brandeis Rd, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,803
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
97%
  • Mason-rice
  • 149 Pleasant Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 478
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
96%
  • Newton North High
  • 457 Walnut Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,038
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
90%
  • John Ward
  • 10 Dolphin Rd, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 304
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
88%
  • F A Day Middle School
  • 21 Minot Pl, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 926
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
86%
  • Oak Hill Middle School
  • 130 Wheeler Road, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 632
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
85%
  • Cabot
  • 229 Cabot Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 418
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
85%
  • Bigelow Middle School
  • 42 Vernon St, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 503
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
82%
  • Charles E Brown Middle School
  • 125 Meadowbrook Rd, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 739
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
80%
  • A E Angier
  • 1697 Beacon Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
80%
  • Peirce
  • 170 Temple Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 306
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
76%
  • Countryside
  • 191 Dedham Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 466
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
76%
  • Memorial Spaulding
  • 250 Brookline Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 434
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
75%
  • Bowen
  • 280 Cypress Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 475
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
75%
  • Lincoln-eliot
  • 191 Pearl Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 337
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
75%
  • Williams
  • 141 Grove Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 292
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
75%
  • Zervas
  • 225 Nevada Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 309
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
72%
  • C C Burr
  • 171 Pine Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 424
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
71%
  • Horace Mann
  • 687 Watertown Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 434
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Franklin
  • 125 Derby Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 413
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
70%
  • Underwood
  • 101 Vernon Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 341
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
n/a
  • Newton Early Childhood Center
  • 100 Walnut Street, Newton
  • Newton
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 201
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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Newton school information

IndexNewtonMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores81%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools31,16779,221
Total private schools750824,874
Total post-secondary schools71937,963
The Newton, MA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 7 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Newton public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 26% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 64% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newton public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.3% have completed high school, 76.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 22.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Newton

IndexNewtonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade96.8%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school96.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college87.8%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree80.5%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors76.7%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters48.1%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree22.4%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate10.6%2.6%1.3%

Newton, MA School Districts

Newton School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 7 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools in Newton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Newton, MA schools is 81%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Newton, MA, an average of 96.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Newton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Newton, MA schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynnfield, MA12,48989%80%
Dover, MA2,45389%80%
Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Lexington, MA32,93688%78%
Newton, MA88,31781%64%

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Edmond, OK88,34286%74%
Meridian, ID88,24749%0%
Waukegan, IL88,15915%69%
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Toms River, NJ88,53743%12%
Newton, MA88,31781%64%
Source: The Newton, MA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.