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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Newtown School District Details

Newtown School District
4 Fairfield Circle South
Newtown, CT 06470

4,447 Students enrolled in District

7 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
KG-04
Head O'meadow Elementary School
94 Boggs Hill Rd.
Newtown, CT, 06470
KG-04
Middle Gate Elementary School
7 Cold Spring Rd.
Newtown, CT, 06470
KG-04
Newtown High School
12 Berkshire Rd.
Sandy Hook, CT, 06482
09-12
Newtown Middle School
11 Queen St.
Newtown, CT, 06471
07-08
Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
05-07
Sandy Hook Elementary School
12 Dickinson Drive
Sandy Hook, CT, 06482
KG-04

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 89.7% 56.5%
Black 1.4% 13.2%
Hispanic 5.4% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.5% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.6% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.2% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.3% 4.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,134 $46,251,576 38.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,951 $8,904,364 7.4%
Staff $381 $1,738,884 1.4%
General Administration $326 $1,487,864 1.2%
School Administration $994 $4,536,616 3.8%
Operation $2,330 $10,634,120 8.9%
Transportation $973 $4,440,772 3.7%
Other $699 $3,190,236 2.7%
Total Support $7,653 $34,928,292 29.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $8,507 $38,825,948 32.4%
Total Expenditures $26,295 $120,010,380 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,031 $5,894,537,937 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,197 $639,653,047 5.8%
Staff $587 $313,640,423 2.9%
General Administration $413 $220,720,361 2.0%
School Administration $1,083 $578,570,934 5.3%
Operation $1,607 $858,657,889 7.8%
Transportation $921 $492,088,576 4.5%
Other $480 $256,462,544 2.3%
Total Support $6,287 $3,359,722,377 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,237 $1,729,571,900 15.7%
Total Expenditures $20,554 $10,983,888,036 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%