Newton School

Tel: (413)772-1370
Grades: KG-3

214 students

Newton School serves 214 students in grades KG-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Newton School operates within the Greenfield School District.

Overview

The student population of 214 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-3
Total Students 214 students
Newton School Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Newton School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Newton School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Newton School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Newton School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
15%
16%
Newton School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
1%
9%
Newton School Black (1992-2012)
White
77%
66%
Newton School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Newton School Sch Ethnicity Newton 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.
0.39 0.52
Newton School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
65%
30%
Newton School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
2%
5%
Newton School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,361 students has grown by 54% over five years.
School District Name Greenfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 2,361 1,435
Greenfield School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $25 MM
Greenfield School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $32 MM $24 MM
Greenfield School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,312 $17,400
Greenfield School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,210 $16,788
Greenfield School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mava @ Greenfield (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mava @ Greenfield (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Federal Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Greenfield Mava @ Greenfield
    141 Davis St
    Greenfield , MA , 01301
    (413)475-3879
    0.7  mi  |  484  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Greenfield Four Rivers Charter Public School
    Charter School
    248 Colrain Rd
    Greenfield , MA , 01301
    (413)775-4577
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Greenfield Federal Elementary School
    125 Federal St
    Greenfield , MA , 01301
    (413)772-1380
    0.9  mi  |  201  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Greenfield Greenfield Middle School
    195 Federal St
    Greenfield , MA , 01301
    (413)772-1360
    1.1  mi  |  461  students  |  Gr.  4-7
  • Greenfield The Academy Of Early Learning At North Parish
    15 Place Terrace
    Greenfield , MA , 01301
    (413)772-1390
    1.3  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  PK

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Why You Need to Research School Districts When Buying a Home
Whether you have children or not, researching school districts is a crucial step when buying a new home.