Newtown High School

Newtown High School serves 1,760 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Newtown High School operates within the Newtown School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1760 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,760 students
Newtown High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 126 teachers
Newtown High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Newtown High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Newtown High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
4%
Newtown High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
6%
21%
Newtown High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
White
90%
59%
Newtown High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Newtown High School Sch Ethnicity Newtown High 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.
0.19 0.40
Newtown High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
4%
32%
Newtown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
1%
5%
Newtown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,137 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Newtown School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,137 1,748
Newtown   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 94% 88%
Newtown   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $83 MM n/a
District Spending $81 MM n/a
Newtown   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,725 $0
Newtown   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,460 $0
Newtown   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Garner Correctional Institution High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Reed Intermediate School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sandy Hook Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sandy HookSandy Hook Elementary School
    12 Dickinson Dr
    Sandy HookCT 06482
    (203)426-7657
    0.5 mi | 454 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • NewtownReed Intermediate School
    3 Trades Ln
    NewtownCT 06470
    (203)270-4880
    0.9 mi | 819 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • NewtownGarner Correctional Institution High School
    Alternative School
    50 Nunnawauk Rd
    NewtownCT 06470
    (203)270-2897
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | 23 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NewtownStarr High School
    Special Education School
    3 Trades Ln
    NewtownCT 06470
    (203)270-4880
    Special Education School

    1 mi | 5 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • NewtownHawley Elementary School
    29 Church Hill Rd
    NewtownCT 06470
    (203)426-7666
    1.4 mi | 361 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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