West Newton Elementary School

  • West Newton Elementary School serves 763 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • West Newton Elementary School's student population of 763 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students763 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Newton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Newton Elementary School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1499 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
20%
15%
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Black
71%
37%
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White
6%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Newton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.460.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Newton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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