Newton County Elementary School

15881 Highway 15
Decatur, MS 39327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Newton County Elementary School serves 837 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Newton County Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Newton County Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Newton County Elementary School's student population of 837 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students837 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Newton County Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Newton County Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Newton County Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#107 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newton County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newton County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Newton County Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Newton County Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Newton County Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Newton County Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
23%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Newton County Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
70%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Newton County Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Newton County Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.460.58
This chart display the diversity score of Newton County Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Newton County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Newton County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Newton County Elementary School is Newton County High School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Newton County Vocational Complex Vocational School

    0.2 miles
    15935 Highway 15 North
    Decatur, MS 39327
    (601) 635-4138
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Decatur East Central Alternative School Alternative School

    1.1 miles
    273 Tenth Avenue
    Decatur, MS 39327
    (601) 635-2118
    1.1 n/a n/a
  • Decatur Newton County High School Math: 51% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-12 | 923 students
    1.9 miles
    16255 Hwy 503
    Decatur, MS 39327
    (601) 635-4261
    1.9 6-12 923
  • Union Union Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-8 | 355 students
    8.4 miles
    115 James St
    Union, MS 39365
    (601) 774-5303
    8.4 5-8 355
  • Union Union Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 373 students
    8.7 miles
    101 Forest St
    Union, MS 39365
    (601) 774-8257
    8.7 PK-4 373

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