J Larry Newton School

9761 County Road 32
Fairhope, AL 36532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
J Larry Newton School serves 769 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
J Larry Newton School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 769 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

J Larry Newton School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

J Larry Newton School's student population of 769 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
769 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

J Larry Newton School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of J Larry Newton School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#88 out of 1276 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
10%
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Black
3%
32%
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White
78%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is J Larry Newton School's ranking?
J Larry Newton School is ranked #88 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are J Larry Newton School often compared to?
J Larry Newton Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fairhope West Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend J Larry Newton School?
769 students attend J Larry Newton School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of J Larry Newton School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of J Larry Newton School?
J Larry Newton School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does J Larry Newton School offer ?
J Larry Newton School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is J Larry Newton School part of?
J Larry Newton School is part of Baldwin County School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last day of third quarter (43 days)
March 07, 2024 (Thursday)
Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day for Field Trips
May 03, 2024 (Friday)
Last Day of School
May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 769 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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