Mayor Koch has made an unprecedented investment in the Quincy Public Schools since taking office, with classroom spending increased by more than 40 percent. The Mayor has earned the support of our classroom teachers in each of his elections. 

  • 92.7 percent high school graduation rate, a 10 percent increase from 2010 and substantially higher than the statewide average 

  • Boston Magazine ranks the City’s two high schools better than any City in Massachusetts except Newton  

  • Chosen by state to be studied as a model program for similar districts because of  success rates 

  • 81 percent of graduates to four-year colleges 

  • Average Elementary School Class Size: 20 students 

  • 95 percent of Middle School classrooms under 24 students 

  • 81 percent of High School classes under 25 students 

  • Expanded programs for substance abuse prevention  


The commitment to the classroom is matched our exceeded by a historic renewal of the City’s school facilities. Mayor Koch has leveraged working relationships with state leaders to secure more than $200 million in grant funding, totaling more than 70 percent of constructions costs for major project, such as:  

  • A new Quincy High School 

  • A new Central Middle School 

  • A new South-West Middle School 

  • Renovations at North Quincy High School that include a new roof, windows, doors, new classrooms, a new audio-visual technology. 

    • The creation of the school’s first varsity-level athletic facility in the new Creedon Field 

  • Similar improvements and technology upgrades at schools citywide. 

  • System-wide security upgrades to protect our young people. 

© 2019 by The Committee to Re-Elect Mayor Tom Koch. 617-773-KOCH (5624)