North Newton Elementary School

221 West 26th St
Newton, NC 28658
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
North Newton Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
North Newton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

North Newton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

North Newton Elementary School's student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Rankings

North Newton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of North Newton Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2172 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
35%
18%
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Black
13%
25%
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White
35%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.730.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton Conover City Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to North Newton Elementary School is Discovery High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Newton-conover Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newton Discovery High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 216 students
    0.3 miles
    301 West 18th St
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828) 466-5581
    0.3 9-12 216
  • Newton Newton-conover High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 760 students
    0.3 miles
    338 W 15th Street
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828) 465-0920
    0.3 9-12 760
  • Conover Newton-conover Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 609 students
    0.6 miles
    873 Northern Dr Nw
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828) 464-4221
    0.6 6-8 609
  • Newton South Newton Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
    1.1 miles
    306 West I Street
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828) 464-4061
    1.1 PK-5 421
  • Conover Conover Special Education Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-13 | 66 students
    1.4 miles
    108 7th Street Place Sw
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828) 464-9532
    1.4 PK-13 66

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