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Brookline High Fifteenth in Boston Area

Massachusetts schools recently ranked by Boston Magazine, placing Brookline at number 15 overall.

In a recent study from Boston Magazine, 222 schools from Boston and its suburbs were ranked by criteria like teacher-student ratio, MCAS, AP and SAT scores, and expenditure per student. made the top 50 schools.

Coming in at number 15, Brookline High reportedly spends $17,090 per pupil on education, and offers them 40 sports and 80 clubs before sending 88 percent of them to college. 

BHS was beaten by both of Newton's high schools: ranked 11, and , 9. The school does outrank Boston Latin at number 20 and Cambridge Rindge and Latin at number 35. The title of number one school in the area went to Weston High School. 

The study was limited to the most recent data from each of the schools, officials, and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the data was focused solely on schools serving communities within I-495. 

Boston Magazine also , and a number of local businesses made the  this year.

Only a couple of weeks ago, Brookline  and --who factored education into the latter list. 

Neighboring Newton did top Brookline on both of CNN Money's lists, coming in at , and .

For more information, see Boston Magazine's annual Boston’s Best Schools 2012 issue, available in print and online.

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