Newport High School

406 Wilkerson Dr

Newport, AR 72112-3949

Grades: 9-12

390 students

Newport High School serves 390 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
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 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 390 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Hispanic
5%
10%
Black
38%
23%
White
57%
63%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.53 0.31
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.
52%
52%
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%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,438 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,361 is higher than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,318 is higher than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 39% over four years.
School District Name Newport School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,438 925
Graduation Rate 68% 76%
District Total Revenue $16 MM $9 MM
District Spending $20 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,361 $9,870
District Spending / Student $12,318 $10,243
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 (2.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NewportNewport Junior High School
    406 Wilkerson Dr
    NewportAR 72112
    (870)523-1346
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 181 students                      
  • NewportNewport Elementary School
    1700 Commerce Blvd
    NewportAR 72112
    (870)523-1351
    2.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 867 students                      
  • TuckermanTuckerman Elementary School
    300 North Dowell St
    TuckermanAR 72473
    (870)349-2312
    9.9 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 420 students                      
  • TuckermanTuckerman High School
    300 North Dowell St
    TuckermanAR 72473
    (870)349-2657
    9.9 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 293 students                      
  • NewarkCedar Ridge High School
    1500 North Hill St
    NewarkAR 72562
    (870)799-8691
    12.2 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 412 students                      

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