Newton 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
201 W. First Street
Newton, MS 39345
Phone
(601) 683-2232
District
NEWTON MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NEWTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
276
Classroom Teachers
15

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

4

(10 is best)

Better than 38.1% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 23 36
Proficiency in Reading 28 38
Proficiency in Math 18 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.83
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.44
AVG FOR STATE 15.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 3 2 0.7%
Grade 8 1 0.4%
Grade 9 77 27.9%
Grade 10 70 25.4%
Grade 11 64 23.2%
Grade 12 60 21.7%
Total 276 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 4.0% 6.2% 45.4%
Black 94.6% 91.5% 49.9%
Hispanic 0.4% 0.9% 3.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 1.5% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 100.0% 74.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 100.0% 69.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 5.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 7,125 2,984,100
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 51.9 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 10.8% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.7% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.1% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.3% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 18.1% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,745 1,103,514
Single Parent Households With Children 21.4% 14.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.1% 83.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.4% 21.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 1.2% 5.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 3.8% 9.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.3% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.2% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 26.6% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 26.0% 19.1%
$15,000 or less 20.8% 18.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,069 $4,769,929 47.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $857 $806,437 8.0%
Staff $597 $561,777 5.6%
General Administration $587 $552,367 5.5%
School Administration $665 $625,765 6.2%
Operation $1,155 $1,086,855 10.8%
Transportation $379 $356,639 3.6%
Other $288 $271,008 2.7%
Total Support $4,528 $4,260,848 42.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,056 $993,696 9.9%
Total Expenditures $10,654 $10,025,414 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,519 $2,201,574,097 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $396 $193,042,327 4.5%
Staff $383 $186,420,884 4.3%
General Administration $252 $122,564,262 2.8%
School Administration $486 $236,671,977 5.5%
Operation $888 $432,796,111 10.0%
Transportation $408 $198,885,782 4.6%
Other $200 $97,432,789 2.3%
Total Support $3,013 $1,467,844,758 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,320 $642,861,925 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,852 $4,312,255,414 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%