Top 5 Best Newton Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,059 students in Newton, IA. Newton has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Newton, IA are Aurora Heights Elementary School, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and Woodrow Wilson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Newton, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Newton have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Newton, IA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Aurora Heights Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
310 E 23rd St S
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-7324
Grades: K-4
| 301 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
112 Thomas Jefferson Dr
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-2498
Grades: PK-4
| 395 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
801 S 8th Ave West
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-7311
Grades: K-4
| 268 students
Rank: #44.
Newton Senior High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
800 E 4th St S
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-5797
Grades: 9-12
| 850 students
Rank: #55.
Emerson Hough Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 N 4th Ave East
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-3982
Grades: K-4
| 257 students
Rank: #66.
Berg Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 N 5th Ave East
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-7741
Grades: 5-8
| 915 students
Rank: #77.
West Academy Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1302 1st Avenue West
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-0335
Grades: 10-12
| 73 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Newton, Iowa

Newton, Iowa Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1900 N 5th Ave East
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-7742
Grades: K-3
| 430 students

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