Newtown Elementary School

  • Newtown Elementary School serves 557 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Newtown Elementary School's student population of 557 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newtown Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Newtown Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1070 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
73%
23%
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White
6%
50%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Newtown Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.450.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Newtown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVA BEACH CITY PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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