Newton Elementary School

  • Newton Elementary School serves 551 students in grades 1-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Newton Elementary School's student population of 551 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-6
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Newton Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1496 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
97%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Newton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.060.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJasper County CUD 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newton Jasper Co Junior High School Magnet School
    Grades: 7-8 | 201 students
    0.0 miles
    1104 W Jourdan St
    Newton, IL 62448
    (618)783-4202
    0.0 7-8 201
  • Newton Newton Community High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 462 students
    0.7 miles
    201 Westend Ave
    Newton, IL 62448
    (618)783-2303
    0.7 9-12 462
  • Sainte Marie Sese School Special Education School
    Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 7 students
    8.2 miles
    Po Box 185
    Sainte Marie, IL 62459
    (618)455-3396
    8.2 PK 7
  • Sainte Marie Ste Marie Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-K | 136 students
    8.3 miles
    Po Box 157
    Sainte Marie, IL 62459
    (618)455-3423
    8.3 PK-K 136
  • Dieterich Dieterich Jr/sr High School Magnet School
    Grades: 7-12 | 173 students
    12.8 miles
    Po Box 187
    Dieterich, IL 62424
    (217)925-5247
    12.8 7-12 173

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