Newport Elementary School

Newport Elementary School serves 272 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Newport Elementary School operates within the South Washington County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 272 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 272 students
Newport Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Newport Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Newport Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Newport Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
Newport Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
7%
6%
Newport Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
14%
8%
Newport Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
19%
10%
Newport Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
53%
71%
Newport Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Newport Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Newport Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.32
Newport Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
31%
Newport Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Newport Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,737 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,636 is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,937 is higher than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name South Washington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
2
Number of Students Managed 17,737 528
South Washington County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $200 MM $6 MM
South Washington County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $222 MM $6 MM
South Washington County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,636 $12,051
South Washington County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,937 $11,992
South Washington County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Step Academy Charter School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Step Academy Charter School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Step Academy Charter School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Inver Grove HeightsStep Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 170 students4100 66th St
    Inver Grove HeightsMN 55076
    (651)289-6120
    1.36-12170
  • Saint Paul ParkOltman Middle School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 706 students1020 3rd St
    Saint Paul ParkMN 55071
    (651)768-3500
    1.66-8706
  • South Saint PaulKaposia Education Center Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 871 students1225 1st Ave South
    South Saint PaulMN 55075
    (651)451-9260
    1.7PK-6871
  • Inver Grove HeightsHilltop Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 746 students3201 68th St East
    Inver Grove HeightsMN 55076
    (651)306-7400
    2.1KG-5746
  • Saint Paul ParkPullman Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 405 students1260 Selby Ave
    Saint Paul ParkMN 55071
    (651)768-3600
    2.1KG-5405

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