Brookline

Welcome to Brookline

Brookline (approx. pop. 59,000) is a charming town located in the Greater Boston area. It is nestled next to the Boston neighborhoods of Brighton, Allston, Fenway–Kenmore, Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury, and to the east of Newton. This streetcar suburb is known for its wide array of alluring housing options, ranging from large brick apartment complexes and luxurious townhomes in the northern, more urban section of the community, to sprawling estates and suburban communities to the south. Ample restaurants, an active nightlife, bookstores, theaters, good school systems and the community’s close proximity to Boston make Brookline a highly desirable place to live.

Quick Facts

Population

58,732

Female

32,409

Male

26,323

  • White
    41,716
    69.9%
  • Hispanic
    3,614
    6.1%
  • Asian alone
    10,248
    17.2%
  • Black
    1,984
    3.3%
Median Home Price

$ 817,203

Average Income

$104,972

Median resident age

33.6 years

Brookline Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Apple Orchard SchoolPK-KPrivate–: –/–6.5
Bay Cove Academy8-12Private–: –/–4.4
Brookline Early Education Program at BeaconPK-PKElementary–: –/–15.7
Brookline High9-12High2017: 65/34812
Edward DevotionK-8Elementary2017: 242/93812.7
Ivy Street School8-12Private–: –/–6.8
John D RunklePK-8Elementary2017: 90/93812.5
LawrenceK-8Elementary2017: 107/93813.9
Maimonides SchoolPK-12Private–: –/–7.3
Michael DriscollPK-8Elementary2017: 123/93812.7
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