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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 public schools managed by Newport School District serving 1,301 students in Newport, Arkansas.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas state average of 39%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Newport School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Newport Newport Elementary School
    1700 Commerce Blvd
    Newport, AR 72112
    (870)523-1351

    Grades: PK-6 | 781 students
  • Newport Newport High School
    406 Wilkerson Dr
    Newport, AR 72112
    (870)523-1321

    Grades: 7-12 | 520 students

Overview

School District NameNewport School District
# of Schools2
# of Students1,301
# of Teachers110
Student : Teacher Ratio12
# of Male Students667
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students634
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.60
# of American Indian Students3
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students10
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students104
% Hispanic Students
8%
# of Black Students510
% Black Students
39%
# of White Students642
% White Students
49%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students32
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:93
# of Students in Kindergarten:106
# of Students in 1st Grade:99
# of Students in 2nd Grade:96
# of Students in 3rd Grade:92
# of Students in 4th Grade:93
# of Students in 5th Grade:112
# of Students in 6th Grade:90
# of Students in 7th Grade:92
# of Students in 8th Grade:89
# of Students in 9th Grade:92
# of Students in 10th Grade:86
# of Students in 11th Grade:84
# of Students in 12th Grade:77
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Newport School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 256 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Newport School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,700 is higher than the state average of $10,618. 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 $11,226. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AR)
Total Revenue$21 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Newport School District and average revenue for each school distric in AR by year, with the latest 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,700$10,618
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 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$28,680$11,226
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 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Newport School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.60, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.57. The most diverse school in the district is Newport Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.