Newton North High School

Tel: (617)559-6200
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Newton North High School operates within the Newton School District.
  • Newton School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Newton North High School's student population of 2089 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 183 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,089 students
Newton North High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Newton North High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers183 teachers
Newton North High School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeNewton North High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Newton North High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
Newton North High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
Asian
14%
6%
Newton North High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
9%
19%
Newton North High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
4%
9%
Newton North High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
69%
63%
Newton North High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Newton North High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNewton North High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.35
Newton North High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
98%
87%
Newton North High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
Newton North High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
Newton North High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Newton North High School is Newton 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.
    • Newton School District's student population of 12,670 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 96% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $18,181 in this district is less than the state average of $20,551. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $23,546 is higher than the state average of $19,475. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
    School District NameNewton School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    22
    3
    Number of Students Managed12,6701,344
    Newton School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    83%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    87%
    71%
    District Graduation Rate
    97%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$224 MM$28 MM
    District Spending$290 MM$26 MM
    District Revenue / Student$18,181$20,551
    District Spending / Student$23,546$19,475
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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