Newton High School serves 2,478 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,478 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 93%
- Graduation Rate: 91% (Top 50% in GA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education
Newton High School's student population of 2,478 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Newton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Newton High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1939 out of 2168 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Newton High School's ranking?
Newton High School is ranked #1939 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Newton High School often compared to?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Newton High School?
The graduation rate of Newton High School is 91%, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Newton High School?
2,478 students attend Newton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Newton High School students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Newton High School?
Newton High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Newton High School offer ?
Newton High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Newton High School part of?
Newton High School is part of Newton County School District.
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