Newton Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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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School Overview

Address
301 W. Tatum Street
Newton, MS 39345
Phone
(601) 683-3979
District
NEWTON MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NEWTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
449
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

5

(10 is best)

Better than 44.9% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 46
Proficiency in Reading 43 45
Proficiency in Math 48 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 45
Proficiency in Reading 39 45
Proficiency in Math 51 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 16 35
Proficiency in Reading 16 36
Proficiency in Math 16 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.97
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.00
AVG FOR STATE 15.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 75 16.7%
Grade 1 78 17.4%
Grade 2 87 19.4%
Grade 3 85 18.9%
Grade 4 65 14.5%
Grade 5 57 12.7%
Total 449 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 8.4% 6.5% 45.2%
Black 89.4% 91.7% 49.3%
Hispanic 0.9% 0.9% 3.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 1.0% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 100.0% 74.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 100.0% 68.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 6,614 2,986,530
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 48.1 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 9.0% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.4% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.4% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.9% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 18.4% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,641 1,104,412
Single Parent Households With Children 21.0% 14.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.5% 83.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 1.2% 5.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 3.5% 9.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 4.5% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.3% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 27.4% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 30.3% 19.1%
$15,000 or less 16.8% 18.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,923 $4,612,851 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $886 $830,182 8.9%
Staff $413 $386,981 4.2%
General Administration $568 $532,216 5.7%
School Administration $682 $639,034 6.9%
Operation $924 $865,788 9.3%
Transportation $283 $265,171 2.9%
Other $399 $373,863 4.0%
Total Support $4,155 $3,893,235 42.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $822 $770,214 8.3%
Total Expenditures $9,900 $9,276,300 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,959 $2,407,652,272 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $449 $217,905,171 4.7%
Staff $410 $198,999,682 4.3%
General Administration $289 $140,459,957 3.0%
School Administration $525 $254,709,295 5.5%
Operation $896 $434,764,003 9.4%
Transportation $403 $195,690,885 4.2%
Other $224 $108,750,708 2.3%
Total Support $3,195 $1,551,252,637 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,385 $672,473,400 14.5%
Total Expenditures $9,540 $4,631,370,250 100.0%
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%