Newton High School

  • Newton High School serves 773 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Newton High School operates within the Newton Public School District.
  • Newton Public School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 773 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 773 students
Newton High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Newton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Newton High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Newton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Newton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
10%
Newton High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
8%
25%
Newton High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
3%
16%
Newton High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
87%
48%
Newton High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Newton High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Newton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.42
Newton High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
31%
Newton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Newton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Newton Public School District's student population of 1,559 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,925 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,558 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Newton Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,559 954
Newton Public School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 94%
Newton Public School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $20 MM
Newton Public School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $28 MM $20 MM
Newton Public School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,925 $21,422
Newton Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,558 $21,053
Newton Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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