Newport Middle School

Newport Middle School serves 238 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Newport Middle School operates within the Newport School District.

Overview

The student population of 238 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 238 students
Newport Middle School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Newport Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Newport Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Newport Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
Newport Middle School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
1%
16%
Newport Middle School Black (2008-2012)
White
95%
71%
Newport Middle School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Newport Middle School Sch Ethnicity Newport Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.10 0.47
Newport Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
33%
34%
Newport Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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.
9%
6%
Newport Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,788 students has grown by 399% over five years.
School District Name Newport School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,788 1,559
Newport   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $21 MM
Newport   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $20 MM
Newport   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $43,587 $12,476
Newport   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $54,983 $11,944
Newport   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Newport High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Greenwood Middle School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newport Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newport Newport High School
    500 Caroline St
    Newport , PA , 17074
    (717)567-3806
    0  mi  |  353  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Newport Newport Elementary School
    559 North 5th St
    Newport , PA , 17074
    (717)567-3806
    0.2  mi  |  550  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Millerstown Greenwood Middle School
    405 East Sunbury St
    Millerstown , PA , 17062
    (717)589-3116
    5  mi  |  199  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Millerstown Greenwood High School
    405 East Sunbury St
    Millerstown , PA , 17062
    (717)589-3116
    5  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Millerstown Greenwood Elementary School
    405 East Sunbury St
    Millerstown , PA , 17062
    (717)589-3115
    5  mi  |  360  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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