Newton South High School



Newton South High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Newton South High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 449
10 440
11 415
12 417
UG 1

Newton South High School is a public high school of the Newton School District located in Newton Centre, MA. It has 1,722 students in grades 9th through 12th. Newton South High School is the 25th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 2,367th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,722
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 136.45

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Newton South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 876
(51%)
1,850
(51%)
 Female 846
(49%)
1,782
(49%)

Newton South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,144
(66%)
2,472
(68%)
 Asian 343
(20%)
550
(15%)
 Hispanic 85
(5%)
217
(6%)
 Black 83
(5%)
210
(6%)
 Two or More 63
(4%)
178
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Newton South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,558
(90%)
3,185
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 121
(7%)
348
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(2%)
99
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Newton South High School is ranked 190th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Newton South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.5%) is lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Newton South High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1666
2006 1697
2007 1726
2008 1761
2009 1719
2010 1706
2011 1691
2012 1722

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 11.3
2007 11.7
2008 12.7
2009 12.7
2010 13.4
2011 13.6
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.063625450180072
2006 0.052445492044785
2007 0.056778679026651
2008 0.057353776263487
2009 0.082024432809773
2010 0.093786635404455
2011 0.10171496156121
2012 0.095238095238095

Compare Newton South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.5%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Newton South High School
Newton Centre, MA
Public 09 - 12 1,722 12.6:1  
Brimmer & May School
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Private PK - 12 394 6:1 2 miles
Beaver Country Day School
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Private 06 - 12 451 9:1 2 miles
Dexter School
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Private PK - 12 416 4:1 3 miles
Newton Country Day School
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Private 05 - 12 406 6:1 3 miles
Mt Alvernia High School
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Private 07 - 12 217 9:1 3 miles
Catholic Memorial
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Private 07 - 12 732 14:1 3 miles
The Park School
Brookline, MA
Private PK - 09 565 7:1 3 miles
Trinity Catholic High School
Newton, MA
Private 09 - 12 192 10:1 3 miles
British School of Boston
Boston, MA
Private PK - 12 336 10:1 3 miles
Newton North High School
Newtonville, MA
Public 09 - 12 1,910 12.2:1 3 miles
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