Boston Magazine recently ranked the school systems in the Greater Boston area, and learned something Needham parents may already know: the local schools are good.
On the list, Needham's schools ranked #32 out of the schools ranked.The magazine rated 147 school districts in the Greater Boston area in its annual “Best Schools” list published on Monday. The rankings were based off nearly two dozen factors, including enrollment, average class size, graduation rate and SAT scores.
The school system has a graduation rate of 95.4 percent, with 88.6 percent going on to college, according to Boston.com's statistics. The student-teacher ratio is 15.4:1.
Here's a snapshot of some of the top schools in the Greater Boston area:1. Dover
To see the complete list, visit the Boston Magazine website.