416 E St
Newton, TX 75966
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Newton Elementary School serves 423 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Newton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Newton Elementary School's student population of 423 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Newton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Newton Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6338 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
53%
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Black
32%
13%
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White
57%
26%
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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
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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