Fessenden School

Private School
250 Waltham St
West Newton, MA 02465
Middlesex County
(617) 964-5350

Alumni Website
Classmates.com®

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
All-Male

Associations

  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • State or regional independent school association



Fessenden School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fessenden School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 29
1 31
2 31
3 33
4 33
5 53
6 68
7 68
8 87
9 42
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fessenden School is a private high school located in West Newton, MA and has 475 students in grades Kindergarten through 9th. Fessenden School is the 32nd largest private high school in Massachusetts and the 1,368th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.0 to 1.

Total Students: 475
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Full Time Teachers: 60

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Fessenden School Students by Gender

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 Male 475
(100%)
18,867
(55%)
 Female 0
(0%)
15,149
(45%)

Fessenden School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 406
(85%)
25,308
(76%)
 Two or More 22
(5%)
1,103
(3%)
 Black 20
(4%)
2,571
(8%)
 Asian 18
(4%)
2,492
(7%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
1,796
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
27
(0%)

Fessenden School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 450
2007 482
2009 481
2011 475

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7
2007 7
2009 8
2011 7

Compare Fessenden School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
700.0% 7.0:1
 
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 

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