I do not want to lie… I was sort of scared to have a host family as well because I did not know whether I will get along with them well or not.
Newton South High School
School DescriptionA top high school in the state, Newton South High School's rigorous academics are reflected in their exceptional average SAT scores of 1325 and 97% college acceptance rate. Students have access to programs such as STEAM and career and vocational technical education. The schools offers 5 foreign languages and 20 AP courses. Over 50% of students maintain a GPA of 4.0 or higher.
The Newton South campus features vocational technology education equipment and a culinary arts facility. The Newton South Recreation Complex offers a gym, an indoor track, a fitness room, a wrestling/dance room, a wellness classroom, and locker rooms.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Students can play on various championship teams such as volleyball and ice hockey. They can also take advantage of New England's climate by competing on the ski team.
Newton South has a very strong arts program. At the 2016 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, 34 students won 81 awards. Famous alumni of the school include producer, actor, and writer of NBC's hit comedy The Office B.J. Novak as well as The Office actor John Krasinski.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Newton South was ranked the #6 best public school in Massachusetts by Boston Magazine, taking into account class sizes, test scores, and AP participation. In 2018, 16 students were 2018 National AP Scholars. US News and World Report ranked Newton South as the 29th best school in Massachusetts, and Niche.com rated it "A ".
Newton, is a unique suburb of Boston with a system of villages. Downtown Boston is only 10 miles from the school and accessible by public transportation. In 2012, Newton was named the 4th best small city to live in America by Money Magazine.
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Awards and Accomplishments Of School
The Newton South Jazz Ensemble earned one of three coveted spots in the national 11th Annual Mingus High School Competition & Festival in New York; Newton South High School junior Matthew Cole won an Honorable Mention award at the Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair at MIT in May 2019. Newton South HS also fielded two teams in the “Women of Science” Competition, winning seventh and eleventh places.
John Krasinski - American actor, film director, screenwriter, the US drama "The Office" plays Jim Halpert
Priyanka Chopra('99) actor for ABC's drama Quantico, Bollywood actress and Miss World 2000.
Roger Myerson ('69) was one of the three recipients of the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2007 "'for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory'."
B.J. Novak ('97) co-executive producer, writer, and actor for NBC's comedy The Office.
Eli Roth, class of 1990, film director, producer, writer, and actor. Co-starred with Novak in a movie.
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 33 acres Campus Size
- 1% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size16
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
TOEFL Junior Required725
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Students are not allowed to repeat the same grade when entering the US. Students with D's or F's will not be considered. Prefer students with better grades (B's and up) and those tend to have a faster turnaround time.
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