Newton South High School

140 Brandeis Rd, Newton Center, MA 02459 | (617) 559-6700
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,719
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School District Details
  • Newton School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $17,531
  • Graduation Rate: 100.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 0.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.2
  • Enrolled Students: 11,765

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,719
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 134.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 856 (49.8%)
  • Females: 863 (50.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 40 (2.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 101 (5.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 141 (8.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Newton South High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.06%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Newton South High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade41224.0%
10th Grade41924.4%
11th Grade44125.7%
12th Grade44225.7%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Newton South High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 22, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a great school with great resources. Everything about it is perfect! It is the perfect area to grow up in!

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