Newport Elementary School

Newport Elementary School serves 278 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Newport Elementary School operates within the South Washington County School District.

Overview

The student population of 278 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 278 students
Newport Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Newport Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Newport Elementary School 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 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Newport Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
8%
6%
Newport Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
10%
7%
Newport Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
17%
10%
Newport Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
56%
72%
Newport Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Newport Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Newport Elementary 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.
0.64 0.45
Newport Elementary 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.
47%
31%
Newport Elementary 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.
12%
7%
Newport Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,418 students has grown by 2882% over five years.
School District Name South Washington County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
2
Number of Students Managed 17,418 518
South Washington County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $202 MM $6 MM
South Washington County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $258 MM $6 MM
South Washington County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $345,137 $11,416
South Washington County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $441,197 $11,593
South Washington County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Step Academy Charter School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Step Academy Charter School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Step Academy Charter School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Inver Grove Heights Step Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    4100 66th St
    Inver Grove Heights , MN , 55076
    (612)702-0923
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • St Paul Park Oltman Middle School
    1020 Third St
    St Paul Park , MN , 55071
    (651)768-3500
    1.6  mi  |  728  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • South St. Paul Kaposia Education Center Elementary School
    1225 1st Ave South
    South St. Paul , MN , 55075
    (651)451-9260
    1.7  mi  |  811  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Inver Grove Heights Hilltop Elementary School
    3201 68th St East
    Inver Grove Heights , MN , 55076
    (651)306-7400
    2.1  mi  |  720  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • South St. Paul S St. Paul Community Lrng. Cntr. High School
    Alternative School
    151 6th St East
    South St. Paul , MN , 55075
    (651)450-9966
    Alternative School
    2.1  mi  |  92  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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