Newton, NJ
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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 Public School District Details

Newton Public School District
57 Trinity Street
Newton, NJ 07860

1,137 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

8 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Newton Public School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ 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
Halsted Middle School
59 Halsted Street
Newton, NJ, 07860
05-08
Merriam Avenue School
81 Merriam Avenue
Newton, NJ, 07860
PK-04
Newton High School
44 Ryerson Avenue
Newton, NJ, 07860
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.5% 47.9%
Black 6.7% 16.4%
Hispanic 13.4% 26.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 9.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.8% 35.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.1% 30.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,651 $16,274,728 57.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,717 $2,623,576 9.3%
Staff $353 $539,384 1.9%
General Administration $414 $632,592 2.2%
School Administration $1,115 $1,703,720 6.0%
Operation $1,806 $2,759,568 9.7%
Transportation $361 $551,608 1.9%
Other $580 $886,240 3.1%
Total Support $6,345 $9,695,160 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,562 $2,386,736 8.4%
Total Expenditures $18,558 $28,356,624 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,077 $14,106,790,054 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,835 $2,568,964,694 9.1%
Staff $551 $771,687,884 2.7%
General Administration $390 $545,394,661 1.9%
School Administration $883 $1,235,650,841 4.4%
Operation $1,874 $2,623,408,040 9.3%
Transportation $711 $995,607,882 3.5%
Other $440 $615,718,470 2.2%
Total Support $6,684 $9,356,361,788 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,321 $4,649,519,921 16.5%
Total Expenditures $20,083 $28,112,743,157 100.0%
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%

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