One public school is located in the neighborhood, Seward Montessori School (using the Montessori method for grades K-8). Attached to the school is Matthews Park and Recreation Center. Anne Sullivan Communication Center (open to all students but emphasizing programs for the deaf and visually impaired) is located just across the greenway in the Longfellow neighborhood. Students from Seward Neighborhood can walk to both these schools.
The population of Seward in the 2010 U.S. Census was 7,308. Median household income in 1999 was $30,209. Approximately 18 percent of the population lived below poverty level in 1999, including 13 percent of families. The median house value in 2000 was $112,000.