523 South College St
Newton, AL 36352
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Newton Elementary School serves 291 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Newton Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 291 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Newton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Newton Elementary School's student population of 291 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Newton Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Newton Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#106 out of 1276 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
15%
32%
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White
75%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Newton Elementary School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Newton Elementary School?

291 students attend Newton Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

75% of Newton Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Newton Elementary School?

Newton Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Newton Elementary School offer ?

Newton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Newton Elementary School part of?

Newton Elementary School is part of Dale County School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
SPRING BREAK
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
STUDENTS Last Day
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)
Teachers Last Day
May 26, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 291 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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