4001 East Arapahoe Road
Littleton, CO 80122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Newton Middle School serves 632 students in grades 6-8.
Newton Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Newton Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Newton Middle School's student population of 632 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
632 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Newton Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Newton Middle School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#202 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
79%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Newton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  1.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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There is no good teachers beyond the math department
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I was not happy with Newton Middle School. The quality of programs is OK. There is too much emphasis on sports. Students are not recognized for other extracurricular activities. There is a lot of bullying of students by other students that the staff is unable to or uncapable of stopping. I would not recommend this school.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 632 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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