Newcastle School

  • Newcastle School serves 225 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Newcastle School's student population of 225 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newcastle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Newcastle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#2012 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
13%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
85%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.260.41
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Graduation Rate≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewcastle Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  • Graham Graham J High School
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    (940)549-2002
    10.7 6-8 538
  • Graham Graham Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 16 students
    10.8 miles
    701 Tennessee
    Graham, TX 76450
    (940)549-1546
    10.8 10-12 16
  • Graham Crestview Elementary School
    Grades: 1-3 | 557 students
    10.9 miles
    1317 Old Jacksboro Rd
    Graham, TX 76450
    (940)549-6023
    10.9 1-3 557
  • Graham Graham High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 738 students
    11.0 miles
    1000 Brazos St
    Graham, TX 76450
    (940)549-1504
    11.0 9-12 738
  • Graham Pioneer Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 280 students
    11.2 miles
    1425 First St
    Graham, TX 76450
    (940)549-2442
    11.2 PK-K 280

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