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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public schools in Newport School District, serving 1,215 students.
  • Public school in Newport School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
  • The top ranked public schools in Newport School District are Newport Elementary School and Newport High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Arkansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameNewport School District
School District Websitehttp://greyhounds.k12.ar.us
School District Phone Number(870)523-1312
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
# of Schools2 Schools1,087 Schools
# of Students1,215 Students496,099 Students
# of Teachers98 Teachers35,801 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1

District Comparison

  • Newport School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 262 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newport   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newport   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate75-79%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Newport   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.600.58
# of American Indian Students2 Students3,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students9 Students8,074 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students97 Students64,857 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
13%
# of Black Students492 Students101,315 Students
% Black Students
41%
20%
# of White Students585 Students301,858 Students
% White Students
48%
61%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a4,014 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students30 Students12,823 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:10816,843
# of Students in Kindergarten:8736,976
# of Students in 1st Grade:8236,844
# of Students in 2nd Grade:8636,929
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8437,788
# of Students in 4th Grade:9438,814
# of Students in 5th Grade:9038,853
# of Students in 6th Grade:8436,316
# of Students in 7th Grade:11236,431
# of Students in 8th Grade:8036,623
# of Students in 9th Grade:7037,736
# of Students in 10th Grade:8437,222
# of Students in 11th Grade:8635,386
# of Students in 12th Grade:6833,052
# of Ungraded Students: - 286

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,700 is higher than the state average of $10,489. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $28,680 is higher than the state average of $10,954. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$21 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Newport   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$41 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Newport   School District and average spending for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,700$10,489
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Newport   School District and average revenue per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$28,680$10,954
This chart display average spending per public school student in Newport   School District and average spending per public school student in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Newport School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Newport Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1700 Commerce Blvd
    Newport, AR 72112
    (870)523-1351

    Grades: PK-6 | 715 students
  • Newport High School Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    406 Wilkerson Dr
    Newport, AR 72112
    (870)523-1321

    Grades: 7-12 | 500 students
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