523 South College St
Newton, AL 36352
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Newton Elementary School serves 253 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Newton Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 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 45% (majority Black).

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 253 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
253 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
SPRING BREAK
March 21, 2022 (Monday)
STUDENTS Last Day
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
Teachers Last Day
May 27, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Newton Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Newton Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#204 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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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
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
19%
33%
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White
75%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50%)

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