Newtown High School

  • Newtown High School serves 1,738 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Newtown High School operates within the Newtown School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1738 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,738 students
Newtown High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Newtown High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers124 teachers
Newtown High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeNewtown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
Newtown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
5%
Newtown High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
6%
22%
Newtown High School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
1%
13%
Newtown High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
90%
57%
Newtown High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Newtown High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Newtown High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNewtown High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT 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.
0.190.61
Newtown High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
5%
33%
Newtown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
1%
5%
Newtown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Newtown School District's student population of 4,747 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,478 in this district is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,814 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District NameNewtown School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed4,7471,624
Newtown School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/an/a
Newtown School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue$86 MM$31 MM
Newtown School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$107 MM$27 MM
Newtown School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$17,478$17,550
Newtown School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$21,814$15,389
Newtown School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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