Newton, IA
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Newton 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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Newton Comm School District Details

Newton Comm School District
700 N 4th Ave E Suite300
Newton, IA 50208

3,065 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Newton Comm School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA 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
Aurora Heights Elementary School
310 E 23rd St So
Newton, IA, 50208
04-06
Basics And Beyond Alternative School
700 N 4th Ave E Suite200
Newton, IA, 50208
10-12
Berg Elementary School
1900 N 5th Ave East
Newton, IA, 50208
KG-03
Berg Middle School
1900 N 5th Ave East
Newton, IA, 50208
07-08
Emerson Hough Elementary School
700 N 4th Ave East
Newton, IA, 50208
PK-PK
Newton Senior High School
800 E 4th St So
Newton, IA, 50208
09-12
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
112 Thomas Jefferson Rd
Newton, IA, 50208
KG-03
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
801 S 8th Ave West
Newton, IA, 50208
04-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.4% 81.2%
Black 2.0% 5.7%
Hispanic 3.9% 10.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 2.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.0% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.1% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.9% 6.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,257 $18,921,168 58.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $397 $1,200,528 3.7%
Staff $365 $1,103,760 3.4%
General Administration $225 $680,400 2.1%
School Administration $804 $2,431,296 7.4%
Operation $1,000 $3,024,000 9.3%
Transportation $353 $1,067,472 3.3%
Other $125 $378,000 1.2%
Total Support $3,268 $9,882,432 30.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,270 $3,840,480 11.8%
Total Expenditures $10,795 $32,644,080 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,410 $3,236,966,383 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $337 $170,410,528 2.7%
Staff $350 $176,600,126 2.8%
General Administration $244 $123,282,433 2.0%
School Administration $567 $286,386,305 4.6%
Operation $925 $467,326,879 7.5%
Transportation $402 $202,909,854 3.3%
Other $262 $132,545,859 2.1%
Total Support $3,088 $1,559,530,939 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,787 $1,407,134,747 22.7%
Total Expenditures $12,286 $6,203,629,027 100.0%
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%