Newberry High School

400 Sw 258 St,

Newberry, FL, 32669-4112

Tel: (352)472-1101
Grades: 9-12

594 students

Newberry High School serves 594 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
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 594 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 594 students
Newberry High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Newberry High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Newberry High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Newberry High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Newberry High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
9%
28%
Newberry High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
19%
23%
Newberry High School Black (1988-2012)
White
67%
43%
Newberry High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.51 0.69
Newberry High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
34%
49%
Newberry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
8%
Newberry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 71% over five years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
20
Number of Students Managed 28,719 9,762
Alachua School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 70%
Alachua School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $268 MM $138 MM
Alachua School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $266 MM $159 MM
Alachua School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,732 $13,793
Alachua School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,666 $15,882
Alachua School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Newberry Newberry Elementary School
    25705 Sw 15th Ave
    Newberry , FL , 32669
    (352)472-1100
    0.3  mi  |  510  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Newberry Oak View Middle School
    Magnet School
    1203 Sw 250 St
    Newberry , FL , 32669
    (352)472-1102
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Gainesville Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School
    2525 Schoolhouse Rd
    Gainesville , FL , 32608
    (352)333-2825
    10.2  mi  |  731  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Archer Archer Elementary School
    Magnet School
    14533 Sw 170 St
    Archer , FL , 32618
    (352)495-2111
    Magnet School
    10.2  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gainesville Fort Clarke Middle School
    9301 Nw 23rd Ave
    Gainesville , FL , 32606
    (352)333-2800
    10.7  mi  |  878  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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