Newton School

Tel: (413)772-1370
  • Newton School serves 220 students in grades KG-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Newton School operates within the Greenfield School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 220 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-3
Total Students 220 students
Newton School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Newton School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Newton School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Newton 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 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Newton School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Newton School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
21%
18%
Newton School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
1%
9%
Newton School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
77%
64%
Newton School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Newton School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Newton School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Newton School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA 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.
0.37 0.34
Newton School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
70%
36%
Newton School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
4%
4%
Newton School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Greenfield School District's student population of 1,751 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $30,025 is higher than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,441 is higher than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Greenfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 1,751 1,368
Greenfield School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $25 MM
Greenfield School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $34 MM $25 MM
Greenfield School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $30,025 $18,534
Greenfield School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,441 $18,197
Greenfield School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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