Newton Middle School

  • Newton Middle School serves 609 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Newton Middle School's student population of 609 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students609 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newton Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Newton Middle School is 0.38, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3064 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
11%
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Hispanic
77%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
7%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHacienda la Puente Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Hacienda Heights Kwis Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
    0.2 miles
    1925 S. Kwis Ave.
    Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
    (626)933-2100
    0.2 K-5 334
  • Hacienda Heights Los Altos Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 441 students
    0.7 miles
    15565 Los Altos Dr.
    Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
    (626)933-2300
    0.7 K-5 441
  • Hacienda Heights Los Altos High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1846 students
    0.7 miles
    15325 E. Los Robles Ave.
    Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
    (626)934-5400
    0.7 9-12 1846
  • Hacienda Heights Mesa Robles
    Grades: K-8 | 1072 students
    0.8 miles
    16060 Mesa Robles Dr.
    Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
    (626)933-6000
    0.8 K-8 1072
  • Hacienda Heights Valley Alternative High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 83 students
    0.9 miles
    15430 Shadybend Dr.
    Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
    (626)933-3401
    0.9 9-12 83

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