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Avg. test scores 64%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 153%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Newton are 64% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Newton
  • 96.8% of people in Newton have completed 8th grade
  • 96.3% of people in Newton have completed high school
  • 76.7% of people in Newton have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Edmond, OK88,34286%74%
      Meridian, ID88,24749%0%
      Waukegan, IL88,15915%69%
      San Tan Valley, AZ88,50734%32%
      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.