Newton North High School

  • Newton North High School serves 2,089 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 95% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 98% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Newton North High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Newton North High School's student population of 2,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 183 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,089 students
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Total Classroom Teachers183 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newton North High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Newton North High School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
14%
6%
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Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
69%
63%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Newton North High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.500.35
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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