Newton High School

2812 Hwy 190 E
Newton, TX 75966
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Newton High School serves 297 students in grades 9-12.
Newton High 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Newton High School's student population of 297 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Newton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Newton High School is 0.60, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7542 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
5%
52%
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Black
40%
13%
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White
49%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Newton High School is Burkeville High School (13.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Newton Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newton Newton Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 205 students
    0.2 miles
    2814 Hwy 190 E
    Newton, TX 75966
    (409) 379-8324
    0.2 6-8 205
  • Newton Newton Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 524 students
    1.9 miles
    416 E St
    Newton, TX 75966
    (409) 379-2491
    1.9 PK-5 524
  • Burkeville Burkeville Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 144 students
    13.0 miles
    231cr 2099
    Burkeville, TX 75932
    (409) 565-4284
    13 PK-6 144
  • Burkeville Burkeville High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 75 students
    13.1 miles
    231 Cr 2099
    Burkeville, TX 75932
    (409) 565-2201
    13.1 9-12 75
  • Burkeville Burkeville Middle School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 39 students
    13.1 miles
    231 Cr 2099
    Burkeville, TX 75932
    (409) 565-2201
    13.1 7-8 39

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