Newtown, CT
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Newtown Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Newtown School District Details

Newtown School District
4 Fairfield Circle South
Newtown, CT 06470

4,747 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Newtown School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Connecticut

(10 is best)

Better than of CT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Hawley Elementary School
29 Church Hill Rd.
Newtown, CT, 06470
N-N
Head O'meadow Elementary School
94 Boggs Hill Rd.
Newtown, CT, 06470
N-N
Middle Gate Elementary School
7 Cold Spring Rd.
Newtown, CT, 06470
N-N
Newtown High School
12 Berkshire Rd.
Sandy Hook, CT, 06482
N-N
Newtown Middle School
11 Queen St.
Newtown, CT, 06471
N-N
Newtown Preschool School
12 Bershire Rd.
Sandy Hook, CT, 06482
N-N
Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
N-N
Sandy Hook Elementary School
375 Fan Hill Rd.
Monroe, CT, 06468
N-N
Starr School
3 Trades Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
N-N

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 89.8% 58.7%
Black 1.3% 13.2%
Hispanic 5.1% 22.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.8% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 7.1% 37.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 32.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 4.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,666 $47,305,404 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,897 $9,283,918 9.8%
Staff $407 $1,991,858 2.1%
General Administration $241 $1,179,454 1.2%
School Administration $970 $4,747,180 5.0%
Operation $2,296 $11,236,624 11.8%
Transportation $907 $4,438,858 4.7%
Other $634 $3,102,796 3.3%
Total Support $7,353 $35,985,582 37.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,425 $11,867,950 12.5%
Total Expenditures $19,444 $95,158,936 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,504 $5,698,978,116 55.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,095 $593,894,925 5.7%
Staff $503 $272,706,376 2.6%
General Administration $370 $200,920,847 1.9%
School Administration $1,018 $552,355,437 5.3%
Operation $1,564 $848,632,794 8.2%
Transportation $862 $467,956,540 4.5%
Other $418 $227,000,114 2.2%
Total Support $5,831 $3,163,465,898 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,705 $1,467,508,194 14.2%
Total Expenditures $19,039 $10,329,952,257 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%