Newport Independent School District

30 W. 8th Street
Newport, KY 41071
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,339 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 14% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
1,339 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
149 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Newport Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#166 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Newport Independent  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
14%
30%
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 2020-21 school year data.
26%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.69
0.44
# American Indian Students
n/a
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
240 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
8%
# Black Students
249 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
19%
11%
# White Students
640 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
48%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
207 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
15%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
52
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
111
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
86
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
92
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
102
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
76
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
103
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
111
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
93
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
108
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
124
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
101
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
89
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
90
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
1
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,513 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,758 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 25% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$29 MM
$9,360 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$31 MM
$9,189 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,513
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Newport Independent  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,758
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Newport Independent  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Newport Independent School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Newport School Of Innovation
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
30 West 8th Street
Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-3001
Grades: K-12
| 38 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 15 students
Rank: #33.
Newport High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 E 6th St
Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-3023
Grades: 7-12
| 556 students
Rank: #44.
Newport Intermediate School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
95 W. 9th Street
Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-3021
Grades: 3-6
| 389 students
Rank: n/an/a
1102 York St
Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-3011
Grades: PK-2
| 341 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Newport Independent School District?
Newport Independent School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,339 students.
What is the rank of Newport Independent School District?
Newport Independent School District is ranked #165 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Newport Independent School District?
48% of Newport Independent School District students are White, 19% of students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, and 15% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Newport Independent School District?
Newport Independent School District has a student/teacher ratio of 9:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Newport Independent School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $22,758 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 25% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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