Newton High School

Newton High School serves 752 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Newton High School operates within the Newton School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 752 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 752 students
Newton High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Newton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Newton High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Newton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Newton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
Newton High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
24%
Newton High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
4%
16%
Newton High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
91%
49%
Newton High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Newton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.17 0.42
Newton High 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.
12%
32%
Newton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
3%
5%
Newton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,528 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,819 is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,763 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Newton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,528 918
Newton School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 94%
Newton School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $20 MM
Newton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
Newton School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,819 $19,116
Newton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,763 $19,190
Newton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Northern Hills Academy (5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Halsted Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Merriam Avenue School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NewtonMerriam Avenue School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 556 students81 Merriam Ave
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-7202
    0.4PK-5556
  • NewtonHalsted Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 220 students59 Halsted St
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-7440
    0.56-8220
  • NewtonFredon Township School District
    2.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 276 students459 Route 94
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-4151
    2.8PK-6276
  • NewtonFlorence M. Burd Elementary School
    3 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 299 students219 Newton Sparta Rd
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)940-1234
    3KG-4299
  • NewtonLong Pond School
    3.2 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 292 students707 Limecrest Rd
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)940-1234
    3.25-8292

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