Newton School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,258 students in Newton School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Newton School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Newton School District are South Breeze Elementary School, Sunset Elementary School and Walton Rural Life Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Newton School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Newton School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Newton School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,311 Schools
# Students
3,258 Students
476,419 Students
# Teachers
260 Teachers
34,093 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Newton School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#237 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Newton  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newton  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newton  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Newton  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.56
# American Indian Students
24 Students
3,691 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
32 Students
13,470 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
951 Students
98,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
20%
# Black Students
77 Students
32,276 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# White Students
2,001 Students
300,604 Students
% White Students
62%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,026 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
169 Students
27,230 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
114
16,833
# Students in K Grade:
196
32,393
# Students in 1st Grade:
229
33,518
# Students in 2nd Grade:
227
33,692
# Students in 3rd Grade:
226
34,397
# Students in 4th Grade:
229
34,535
# Students in 5th Grade:
273
35,601
# Students in 6th Grade:
240
36,208
# Students in 7th Grade:
249
37,254
# Students in 8th Grade:
260
37,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
257
37,258
# Students in 10th Grade:
230
36,210
# Students in 11th Grade:
249
35,159
# Students in 12th Grade:
279
34,362
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,666

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,541 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,276. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,635 is less than the state median of $15,145. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$51 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Newton  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$48 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Newton  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,541
$16,276
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Newton  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,635
$15,145
This chart display average spending per public school student in Newton  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Newton School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Breeze Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1020 Old Main
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6560
Grades: PK-4
| 319 students
Rank: #22.
Sunset Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
619 Boyd
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6570
Grades: K-4
| 223 students
Rank: #33.
Walton Rural Life Center
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
502 Main
Walton, KS 67151
(620) 837-3161
Grades: K-4
| 144 students
Rank: #44.
Northridge Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 Windsor Dr.
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6540
Grades: PK-4
| 266 students
Rank: #55.
Slate Creek Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
901 E. 4th
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6550
Grades: K-4
| 269 students
Rank: #66.
Santa Fe 5/6 Center
Math: 19% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
130 W. Broadway
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6270
Grades: 5-6
| 513 students
Rank: #77.
Newton Sr High School
Math: 16% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 West 12th
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6280
Grades: 8-12
| 987 students
Rank: #88.
Chisholm Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 E. First
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6260
Grades: 7-8
| 493 students
Rank: n/an/a
Opportunity Academy
900 West Broadway
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6590
Grades: 7-12
| 44 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Newton
  • 308 East First, Newton, KS, 67114-3846
  • (316) 284-6200
  • usd373.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,258 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54

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