Photo: Newton South High School
Newton Public Schools will have no difficulty accommodating an influx of students even if four
proposed or pending mixed-use developments are approved by the City Council,
a new city-funded study shows.
In fact, without the additional students from the additional housing units, school enrollment is expected to decline, according to Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller.
Professional demographers hired by Newton Public Schools began by evaluating current trends and projects already under construction. They then added
in the projected impacts from a total of 1,785 potential new apartments from Northland on Needham Street, the Riverside