District Summary Ratings

This district has a mixed record. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are rated above average, average or below average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

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

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


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.


District Calendar


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.


Reviews From Schools in Marple Newtown School District

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Parent / Guardian
July 05, 2023
Absolutely horrendous school district. In particular, Christine White, who has been transferred to every single elementary middle and high school, because of very severe allegations against her.... More
Current student
April 14, 2023
This school is decent. It has plenty of good teachers and a pretty good curriculum. However, for years, people have complained about one of the eighth-grade science teachers. For context, students are... More
Current student
December 04, 2022
Paxon Hollow gives an equal learning opportunity to every student and lets students have the opportunity for many extracurriculars. Paxon also has an easy way for students to report bullying or... More
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