District Summary Ratings

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

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in New Bedford School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


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.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in New Bedford School District

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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 16, 2023
New Bedford High is the school you go to when you can't get into anything else. If you had money, you would go to Bishop Stang. If you had good grades and conduct, you go to New Bedford Voc-Tech. I... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
October 21, 2022
Wonderful elementary school!! Exceptional staff always there to teach help and guide the children. Teachers all go out if there way to continuously communicate with parents throughout the school year.... More
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January 21, 2022
This is very very do do bo
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