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The Newman School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
The Newman School is located in the heart of one of the most famous cities in the US: Boston. Students are challenged both intellectually and personally through the school’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma program and selection of college-preparatory course work at the honors level.
Built in 1881, The Newman School facility is located in Boston’s historic Back Bay. The school, once a home, is one of the largest intact examples of Victorian and Edwardian residential architecture in the United States. Students also have access to off-campus sports facilities.
SPORTS AND ARTS
The sports program at The Newman School takes advantage of the nearby Charles River to allow students to pursue unique interests such as sailing, crew, and more.
Newman has a wide array of fine arts courses and club activities available. The clubs offered each year reflect the interests of the current student community and can include drama, photography, chorus, and more.
The Newman School is located in downtown Boston, commonly referred to as the “Education Capital of America.” The school is surrounded by prestigious higher education institutions such as Harvard University, MIT, Emerson College, Tufts University, Boston University, and more. Students can relax in the Boston Common, shop, on Newbury Street, and visit famous museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts.
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Awards and Accomplishments Of School
Largest IB Diploma Program school in Boston. Over 120 IB Diploma recipients over the past 10 years.
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 1 acres Campus Size
- 35% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
TOEFL Minimum55-95 (According to grade)
TOEFL Junior Required550-800
Blogs and News!
"International students who study at a US high school have an inside-track to attend a US University," according to Educatius Group's Academic Director Dr. Sharon Tan.
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