Newton High School

1 Ram Way
Covington, GA 30014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Newton High School serves 2,429 students in grades 9-12.
Newton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Newton High School's student population of 2,429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

Newton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Newton High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1551 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
77%
37%
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White
10%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.69
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Graduation Rate
87%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Newton High School is Eastside High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cousins Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Porterdale Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Covington Newton College And Career Academy Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.0 miles
    144 Ram Dr
    Covington, GA 30014
    (678) 625-6769
    0 n/a n/a
  • Covington Porterdale Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 422 students
    0.2 miles
    45 Ram Dr
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 784-2928
    0.2 PK-5 422
  • Covington Walnut Grove Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 697 students
    0.6 miles
    460 Highway 81 S
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 784-0023
    0.6 PK-5 697
  • Covington Live Oak Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,144 student
    1.8 miles
    500 Kirkland Rd
    Covington, GA 30016
    (678) 625-6654
    1.8 PK-5 1,144
  • Covington Middle Ridge Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 695 students
    1.9 miles
    11649 Covington By Pass Rd
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 385-6463
    1.9 PK-5 695

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