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 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 700 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 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 0.26 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
Asian
3%
9%
Hispanic
6%
24%
Black
5%
17%
White
86%
49%
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.
0.26 0.42
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,361 students has decreased by 13% 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 1,361 922
Graduation Rate 100% 92%
District Total Revenue $26 MM $20 MM
District Spending $25 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,233 $20,414
District Spending / Student $15,917 $19,395
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 (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NewtonMerriam Avenue School
    81 Merriam Ave
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-7202
    0.5 mi | 511 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NewtonHalsted Middle School
    59 Halsted St
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-7440
    0.5 mi | 150 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • NewtonFredon Township School District
    459 Route 94
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)383-4151
    2.8 mi | 323 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • NewtonFlorence M. Burd Elementary School
    219 Newton Sparta Rd
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)940-1234
    2.9 mi | 310 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • NewtonLong Pond School
    707 Limecrest Rd
    NewtonNJ 07860
    (973)940-1234
    3.2 mi | 256 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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