Newtown High School

48-01 90th St
Elmhurst, NY 11373
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Newtown High School serves 1,913 students in grades 9-12.
Newtown High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Newtown High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Newtown High School's student population of 1,913 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,913 students
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Total Classroom Teachers111 teachers
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School Comparison

Newtown High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Newtown High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#609 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
25%
9%
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Hispanic
58%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.71
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Graduation Rate
72%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #24 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Newtown High School is International High School For Health Sciences (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Corona Arts And Sciences Academy (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elmhurst International High School For Health Sciences Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 299 students
    0.0 miles
    48-01 90th St
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
    (718) 595-8600
    0 9-12 299
  • Corona Corona Arts And Sciences Academy Math: 24% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 726 students
    0.2 miles
    98-11 44th Ave
    Corona, NY 11368
    (718) 507-3820
    0.2 6-8 726
  • Elmhurst Civic Leadership Academy Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 529 students
    0.3 miles
    45-10 94th St
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
    (718) 271-1487
    0.3 9-12 529
  • Elmhurst Pan American International High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 437 students
    0.3 miles
    45-10 94th St
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
    (718) 271-3602
    0.3 9-12 437
  • Elmhurst Voyages Preparatory Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9 | 255 students
    0.3 miles
    45-10 94th St
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
    (718) 271-7851
    0.3 9 255

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