Newton High School

Newton High School serves 700 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
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 700 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 700 students
Newton High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Newton High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Newton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Newton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
9%
Newton High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
6%
24%
Newton High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
5%
17%
Newton High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
86%
49%
Newton High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Newton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.26 0.42
Newton High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
11%
31%
Newton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
5%
6%
Newton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,361 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,233 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,917 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Newton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,361 922
Newton School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 100% 92%
Newton School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $20 MM
Newton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $19 MM
Newton School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,233 $20,414
Newton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,917 $19,395
Newton School District 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 Hills Academy (5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Halsted Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Merriam Avenue School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NewtonMerriam Avenue School
    81 Merriam Ave
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-7202
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 511 students                      
  • NewtonHalsted Middle School
    59 Halsted St
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-7440
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 150 students                      
  • NewtonFredon Township School District
    459 Route 94
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-4151
    2.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 323 students                      
  • NewtonFlorence M. Burd Elementary School
    219 Newton Sparta Rd
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)940-1234
    3 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 310 students                      
  • NewtonLong Pond School
    707 Limecrest Rd
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)940-1234
    3.2 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 256 students                      

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