Needham School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 8 public schools managed by Needham School District serving 5,581 students in Needham, Massachusetts.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the state average of 13:1.

Needham School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Needham Broadmeadow Elementary School
    120 Broadmeadow Rd
    Needham, MA 02492
    (781)455-0448

    Grades: K-5 | 558 students
  • Needham High Rock School
    77 Ferndale Road
    Needham, MA 02492
    (781)455-0400

    Grades: 6 | 451 students
  • Needham Heights Hillside Elementary School
    28 Glen Gary Rd
    Needham Heights, MA 02494
    (781)455-0461

    Grades: K-5 | 465 students
  • Needham Heights John Eliot Elementary School
    135 Wellesley Avenue
    Needham Heights, MA 02494
    (781)455-0452

    Grades: K-5 | 395 students
  • Needham Heights Needham High School
    609 Webster Street
    Needham Heights, MA 02494
    (781)455-0800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1664 students
  • Needham Newman Elementary School
    1155 Central Avenue
    Needham, MA 02492
    (781)455-0416

    Grades: PK-5 | 716 students
  • Needham Pollard Middle School
    200 Harris Avenue
    Needham, MA 02492
    (781)455-0480

    Grades: 7-8 | 839 students
  • Needham William Mitchell Elementary School
    187 Brookline Street
    Needham, MA 02492
    (781)455-0466

    Grades: K-5 | 493 students

Overview

School District NameNeedham School District
# of Schools8
# of Students5,581
# of Teachers391
Student : Teacher Ratio14
# of Male Students2,625
% Male Students
47%
# of Female Students2,956
% Female Students
53%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.35
# of American Indian Students3
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students439
% Asian Students
8%
# of Hispanic Students290
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students162
% Black Students
3%
# of White Students4,440
% White Students
80%
# of Hawaiian Students2
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students245
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:85
# of Students in Kindergarten:404
# of Students in 1st Grade:387
# of Students in 2nd Grade:471
# of Students in 3rd Grade:450
# of Students in 4th Grade:415
# of Students in 5th Grade:415
# of Students in 6th Grade:451
# of Students in 7th Grade:439
# of Students in 8th Grade:400
# of Students in 9th Grade:449
# of Students in 10th Grade:396
# of Students in 11th Grade:407
# of Students in 12th Grade:411
# of Ungraded Students:1

District Comparison

  • Needham School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 397 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Needham School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
71%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Needham School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Needham School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $15,388 in this school district is less than the state average of $20,551. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $15,626 is less than the state average of $19,475. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$84 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Needham School District and average revenue for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$86 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Needham School District and average spending for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,388$20,551
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Needham School District and average revenue per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$15,626$19,475
This chart display average spending per public school student in Needham School District and average spending per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Needham School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.35, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.56. The most diverse school in the district is John Eliot Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.