Boston - Brighton Community Information

Education

Brighton is part of the Boston School District. Ten schools serve the students of Brighton and each have a small student to teacher ratio of 12:1. There are five elementary schools, one of which is a charter school, one middle school and three high schools. In addition, there are two private schools in Brighton. Over 70 colleges and universities are situated in the Boston area, many of which are merely minutes away from Brighton. Some of the main campuses include Boston College and Boston University.

Parks and Recreation

The Newton Commonwealth Golf Course is a spectacular course located just outside of Brighton. This impressive 18-hole course was built by renowned architect Donald Ross. The course is a short but challenging run of quick greens and narrow fairways. Beyond the course, the exquisite clubhouse which sits on the grounds is a popular stop after a long day of golfing.

As for parks, Artesani Park is ideal for a warm day out. This charming park in Brighton has a wading pool complete with jets and a splashing fountain that is watched over by lifeguards, two playgrounds, and picnic areas. The park is especially perfect for families and is great for the little ones until naptime.

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