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A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

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Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

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Reviews From Schools in Newton School District
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Parent / Guardian
November 20, 2019
Appalled, disgusted, disappointed, frustrated, irritated, dejected, and agitated! This school has a 0.5 out of 10 from me!!!!
Parent / Guardian
July 21, 2018
Excellent! All of the adults in the school seem to have passion for what they are doing and care for students. My child loved her experience at Santa Fe!
Review for Santa Fe 5/6 Center
Parent / Guardian
August 29, 2017
My son is on his second/last year at CMS and I'm so glad he's been there and then at Santa Fe before that. He's small for his age and socially awkward was subjected to bullying in Maize because he... More