MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
SchoolsK-12.com is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Massachusetts schools, but understands that choosing the right Massachusetts neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, Schoolsk-12.com can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Massachusetts school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.
ABOUT Massachusetts SCHOOLS
Massachusetts schools boast a total statewide student population of 1,105,644 attending 1,993 schools in 388 public school districts and 1,044 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Massachusetts public schools spend an average of $9,600 per student each year. That ranks Massachusetts schools number 6 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Massachusetts public schools average a student teacher ratio of 37:1. Massachusetts private schools average 8:1. Also, high schools in Massachusetts average a student body population of 674, while Massachusetts middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 375 and 195 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.