Newton Elementary School

523 South College St
Newton, AL 36352
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 295 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Newton Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 10% in AL
  • : 50-54% (Top 5%)
  • : 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 295 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
295 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Newton Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Newton Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
#106 out of 1276 schools
(Top 10%)
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50-54%
24%
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60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
15%
32%
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White
72%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
This chart display the diversity score of Newton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Newton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Newton Elementary School's ranking?
Newton Elementary School is ranked #106 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Newton Elementary School often compared to?
Newton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like A M Windham Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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?
295 students attend Newton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Newton Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 9% 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 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
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.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 50-54% (Top 5%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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