Newtown High School
Newtown High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
- Category Attribute
- Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
- Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
- Newtown High School's student population of 1,624 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 129 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||1,624 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||129 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Newtown High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (CT)|
|Overall School Rank||#193 out of 951 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||12:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Newtown School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Sandy Hook Sandy Hook Elementary School Grades: K-4 | 383 students
12 Dickinson Drive
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
(203)426-7657 0.8 K-4 383
- Newtown Reed Intermediate School Grades: 5-7 | 648 students
3 Trades Lane
Newtown, CT 06470
(203)270-4880 1.0 5-7 648
- North Branford Newtown Middle School Grades: 7-8 | 712 students
11 Queen St.
North Branford, CT 06471
(203)426-7638 1.7 7-8 712
- Newtown Head O'meadow Elementary School Grades: K-4 | 270 students
94 Boggs Hill Rd.
Newtown, CT 06470
(203)426-7670 3.0 K-4 270
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