The Fessenden School

Private School
250 Waltham St
West Newton, MA 02465
Middlesex County
(617) 630-2351

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
All-Male

Associations

  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • Other school associations
  • State or regional independent school association
  • The Association of Boarding Schools



The Fessenden School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

The Fessenden School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 32
1 31
2 31
3 32
4 47
5 61
6 71
7 72
8 86
9 45
10 0
11 0
12 0

The Fessenden School is a private elementary school located in West Newton, MA and enrolls 526 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. The Fessenden School is the 8th largest private school in Massachusetts and the 993rd largest nationally. It has 6.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 526
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Full Time Teachers: 80

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The Fessenden School Students by Gender

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 Male 526
(100%)
21,023
(45%)
 Female 0
(0%)
26,172
(55%)

The Fessenden School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 395
(78%)
27,249
(70%)
 Asian 44
(9%)
3,088
(8%)
 Two or More 32
(6%)
1,942
(5%)
 Hispanic 19
(4%)
2,867
(7%)
 Black 18
(4%)
3,609
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
47
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
70
(0%)

The Fessenden School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 450
2007 482
2009 481
2011 475
2013 501
2015 526

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7
2007 7
2009 8
2011 7
2013 6
2015 6

Compare The Fessenden School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
600.0% 6.0:1
 
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
The Fessenden School
West Newton, MA
Private PK - 09 526 6:1  
Franklin
West Newton, MA
Public KG - 05 424 11.1:1 1 miles
Jewish Community Day School
Watertown, MA
Private KG - 08 184 6:1 1 miles
Horace Mann
Newtonville, MA
Public KG - 05 412 12:1 1 miles
Henry Whittemore Elementary School
Waltham, MA
Public KG - 05 420 10.5:1 1 miles
Newton Early Childhood Center
Newtonville, MA
Public PK - PK 188 14:1 1 miles
Zervas
Newtonville, MA
Public KG - 05 308 12.3:1 1 miles
Learning Prep School
West Newton, MA
Private 03 - 12 253 2:1 1 miles
F a Day Middle School
Newtonville, MA
Public 06 - 08 924 10.6:1 1 miles
Jackson School
Newton, MA
Private KG - 06 217 8:1 2 miles
St Jude School
Waltham, MA
Private PK - 08 134 11:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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