Newton High School

Newton High School serves 800 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Newton High School operates within the Newton School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 800 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 800 students
Newton High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade Newton High 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 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Newton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
9%
Hispanic
6%
23%
Black
5%
17%
White
82%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Newton High School Sch Ethnicity Newton 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.
0.32 0.41
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.
8%
29%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,532 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Newton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,532 983
Newton School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 92%
Newton School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $20 MM
Newton School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $19 MM
Newton School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,233 $20,414
Newton School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,917 $19,395
Newton School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northern Hill Academy (5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Halsted Street Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Merriam Ave Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NewtonMerriam Ave Elementary School
    81 Merriam Ave
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-7202
    0.4 mi | 499 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NewtonHalsted Street Middle School
    59 Halsted St
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-7440
    0.5 mi | 233 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • NewtonFredon Township Elementary School
    459 Route 94
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-4151
    2.8 mi | 326 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • NewtonFlorence M Burd Elementary School
    219 Newton Sparta Rd
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)940-1234
    3 mi | 290 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • NewtonLong Pond Middle School
    707 Limecrest Rd
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)940-1234
    3.2 mi | 315 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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Did You Know?
Sussex County, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.21, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Sussex County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.