Newport High School

406 Wilkerson Dr,

Newport, AR, 72112-3949

Tel: (870)523-1321
Grades: 9-12

419 students

Newport High School serves 419 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Newport High School operates within the Newport School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 419 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 419 students
Newport High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Newport High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Newport High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Newport High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Newport High School Asian (1998-2009)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Newport High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
39%
22%
Newport High School Black (1988-2012)
White
56%
64%
Newport High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Newport High School Sch Ethnicity Newport 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.
0.54 0.72
Newport 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.
49%
52%
Newport High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
11%
9%
Newport High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,473 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Newport School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,473 862
Graduation Rate 68% 76%
Newport   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $16 MM n/a
Newport   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM n/a
Newport   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,361 $0
Newport   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,318 $0
Newport   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tuckerman High School (9.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Newport Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newport Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newport Newport Junior High School
    406 Wilkerson Dr
    Newport , AR , 72112
    (870)523-1346
    0  mi  |  177  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Newport Newport Elementary School
    1700 Commerce Blvd
    Newport , AR , 72112
    (870)523-1351
    0.6  mi  |  877  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Tuckerman Tuckerman Elementary School
    300 North Dowell St
    Tuckerman , AR , 72473
    (870)349-2312
    9.9  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Tuckerman Tuckerman High School
    300 North Dowell St
    Tuckerman , AR , 72473
    (870)349-2657
    9.9  mi  |  293  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Newark Cedar Ridge High School
    1500 North Hill St
    Newark , AR , 72562
    (870)799-8691
    12.2  mi  |  402  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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