Newport Independent School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,591 students in Newport Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Newport Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Newport Independent School District are Newport Regional School, Newport High School and Newport Intermediate School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Newport Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Newport Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Newport Independent School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
1,591 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
132 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Newport Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 172 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#173 out of 173 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Newport Independent  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newport Independent  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newport Independent  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Newport Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.63
0.40
# American Indian Students
1 Student
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
196 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
7%
# Black Students
282 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
18%
10%
# White Students
879 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
55%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
231 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
15%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
66
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
117
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
126
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
145
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
122
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
131
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
121
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
113
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
103
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
109
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
129
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
110
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
106
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
93
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
-
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,985 is higher than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,905 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$29 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Newport Independent  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$29 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Newport Independent  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,985
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Newport Independent  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,905
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Newport Independent  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Newport Independent School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Newport Regional School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
590 Columbia Street
Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-6476
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
Rank: #22.
Newport High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 E 6th St
Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-3023
Grades: 7-12
| 633 students
Rank: #33.
Newport Intermediate School
Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
95 W. 9th Street
Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-3021
Grades: 3-6
| 487 students
1102 York St
Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-3011
Grades: PK-2
| 454 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,591 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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