Newton South High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#224
College Readiness Index
58.7
Math Proficiency
3.7
English Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,706 Students
  • 128 Teachers

Newton South High School
140 BRANDEIS RD
NEWTON CENTRE, MA 02459

Phone: (617) 559-6500

District: Newton

Overview

Newton South High School is ranked 12th within Massachusetts. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Newton South High School is 60 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 32 percent. Newton South High School is 1 of 2 high schools in the Newton.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#224
State Rank
#12
STEM Rank
#39

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,706
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 32%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 9%
Full-Time Teachers 128

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 96%
Proficient in Math 94%
College Readiness Index 58.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 2
Total Students 3,552
Proficient in English (district average) 94%
Proficient in Math (district average) 93%
College Readiness (district average) 47.1

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