Newtown High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
12 Berkshire Rd.
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
Phone
(203) 426-7646
District
NEWTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
FAIRFIELD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1574
Classroom Teachers
120

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

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Newtown High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51
Proficiency in Reading 56
Proficiency in Math 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.16
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.63
AVG FOR STATE 12.61
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 360 22.9%
Grade 10 381 24.2%
Grade 11 426 27.1%
Grade 12 407 25.9%
Total 1574 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 89.0% 87.5% 54.4%
Black 1.2% 1.5% 13.1%
Hispanic 5.3% 7.3% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.4% 3.6% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.7% 12.6% 40.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 9.6% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.4% 3.0% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 27,853 3,572,665
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 471.5 736
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.2% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.2% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 35.5% 28.6%
65 OR OLDER 16.0% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,840 1,367,374
Single Parent Households With Children 6.2% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.4% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 56.5% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 41.0% 20.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.4% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.4% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.6% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.0% 14.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.7% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 3.0% 8.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,437 $46,413,339 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,889 $8,400,383 9.2%
Staff $446 $1,983,362 2.2%
General Administration $330 $1,467,510 1.6%
School Administration $1,077 $4,789,419 5.2%
Operation $2,468 $10,975,196 12.0%
Transportation $1,026 $4,562,622 5.0%
Other $765 $3,401,955 3.7%
Total Support $8,002 $35,584,894 38.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,105 $9,360,935 10.2%
Total Expenditures $20,544 $91,359,168 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,332 $5,961,289,892 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,233 $648,643,527 5.9%
Staff $602 $316,810,879 2.9%
General Administration $430 $226,056,312 2.1%
School Administration $1,125 $591,680,129 5.4%
Operation $1,639 $862,383,060 7.9%
Transportation $958 $503,840,238 4.6%
Other $502 $264,042,937 2.4%
Total Support $6,488 $3,413,423,714 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,018 $1,587,449,357 14.5%
Total Expenditures $20,838 $10,962,132,878 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%