Newberry High School

Newberry High School serves 587 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Newberry High School operates within the Alachua School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 587 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 587 students
Newberry High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Newberry High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Newberry High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Newberry High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
9%
28%
Newberry High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
20%
23%
Newberry High School Black (1988-2013)
White
68%
42%
Newberry High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Newberry High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Newberry High School Sch Ethnicity Newberry 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.
0.49 0.45
Newberry 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.
36%
51%
Newberry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Newberry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,065 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
22
Number of Students Managed 29,065 9,326
Alachua School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 76% 70%
Alachua School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $268 MM n/a
Alachua School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $266 MM n/a
Alachua School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,732 $0
Alachua School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,666 $0
Alachua School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trenton High School (12.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oak View Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newberry Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NewberryNewberry Elementary School
    25705 Sw 15th Ave
    NewberryFL 32669
    (352)472-1100
    0.3 mi | 493 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • NewberryOak View Middle School
    Magnet School
    1203 Sw 250th St
    NewberryFL 32669
    (352)472-1102
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | 658 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • GainesvilleMeadowbrook Elementary School
    11525 Nw 39th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32606
    (352)333-2828
    9.9 mi | 581 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GainesvilleLawton M. Chiles Elementary School
    2525 School House Rd
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)333-2825
    10.2 mi | 623 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ArcherArcher Elementary School
    Magnet School
    14533 Sw 170th St
    ArcherFL 32618
    (352)495-2111
    Magnet School

    10.2 mi | 484 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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