Newaygo Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools in Newaygo, MI, serving 1,698 students.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan state average of 33%.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the state average of 18:1.

Newaygo, Michigan Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • NewaygoLearning Center East
    Alternative School
    941 76th St
    NewaygoMI49337
    (231)652-4000
    Alternative School
    59 students | Gr. 5-12
  • Newaygo
    Newaygo High School
    200 East St
    NewaygoMI49337
    (231)652-1646
    525 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Newaygo
    Newaygo Middle School
    850 76th St
    NewaygoMI49337
    (231)652-1285
    373 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Newaygo
    Velma Matson Upper Elementary School
    29 Post St
    NewaygoMI49337
    (231)652-2100
    364 students | Gr. 3-5
  • Newaygo
    Vera Wilsie Elementary School
    140 Main St
    NewaygoMI49337
    (231)652-6371
    377 students | Gr. KG-2

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Did You Know?
Newaygo, MI 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 0.19, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Newaygo is Newaygo County Alt. Ed. Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or in the USA.