Mason-rice Elementary School

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149 Pleasant St

Newton Center, MA 02459

(617) 559-9570

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 438

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Mason-rice Elementary School

Curriculum is set town wide, so same for all 13 schools. The student body is amazing- super super bright, diverse, interesting kids and families from all over the world. Income level high, but as a family solidly in the middle, we all feel warmly welcomed. Our house is smaller, car more beat up, and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/20/14

Great neighborhood school. Solid. Good teachers, principal, amazing art and library teachers. Caring community. Great new playground.

Posted by a parent on 01/20/14

I guess this would be a great school if you are wealthy but for us low income people, not so good. This school consists or spoiled kids (what 5th grader needs an IPod touch, iphone, and ipad???) who's parents feel entitled just because they have money. Really pretentious parents who block the drive ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/09/13

Mason Rice is an outstanding school, with a great sense of community, perfect teachers, and the best principal. We are so lucky to have our two children there! Cannot wait to have our youngest there, as well.

Posted by a parent on 12/02/11

incredible community, principal, teachers, kids!

Posted by a parent on 10/04/09

This is the school to attend. Mason-Rice is a picture of excellence. I rate it 5 stars!

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

Being new to the area we were concerned about the schools. By all accounts, Mason-Rice is outstanding!

Posted by a other on 08/18/09

Mason Rice is an outstanding school, with top notch teachers and an outstanding principal. There is a great sense of community among parents, teachers, and kids. We're lucky to have our kids there!

Posted by a parent on 03/27/09

A wonderful school with dedicated teachers and friendly, very involved parents. Rare weak teacher, no 'bad' teachers. As with most public schools in Massachusetts, Mason Rice has suffered cuts which decrease the amount of art, music and library the kids get. Of note, OUTSTANDING afterschool program ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/08/07

An extemely friendly school, as long as you're a Democrat or left-of-Democrat. Academic quality varies greatly with teachers. Principal emphasizes the social over the academic.

Posted by a parent on 07/12/05

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Test scores for Mason-rice Elementary School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Mason-rice Elementary School
Newton Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Newton Center schools — Mason-rice Elementary School is located at 149 Pleasant St, Newton Center MA 02459. 149 Pleasant St is in the 02459 ZIP code in Newton Center, MA The school district for Mason-rice Elementary School is the Newton Public Schools. Mason-rice Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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