School Details

Newton County Elementary School

Traditional Public School

15881 Highway 15

Decatur, MS 39327

601-635-2956

Overview

Newton County Elementary School serves 677 students in grades PreK-5. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $8,396.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,396/Child

Demographics

Newton County Elementary School serves 677 students. This high-poverty school body is 70.31% White and 20.97% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 61
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 93%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 677

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 18
  •       K: 102
  •       Special Elementary: 11
  •       1: 100
  •       2: 105
  •       3: 115
  •       4: 113
  •       5: 113

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Native American: 4%
  •       Asian-American: 2%
  •       African-American: 21%
  •       Hispanic: 2%
  •       White: 70%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 119
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 89%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,598

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 18
  •       K: 102
  •       Special Elementary: 11
  •       1: 100
  •       2: 105
  •       3: 115
  •       4: 113
  •       5: 113
  •       6: 133
  •       7: 152
  •       8: 127
  •       9: 130
  •       10: 148
  •       11: 117
  •       12: 114

Community

Newton County

Total Population: 21,018

  •       Males: 10,059
  •       Females: 10,959

Growth: -3.23%
Number of Households: 8,214
Median Income: $49,925

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 6,362 6,576 12,938 -6%
Black or African American 2,947 3,619 6,566 0%
Asian-American 48 57 105 102%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 4 3 7 133%
Native American and Alaska Native 582 590 1,172 7%
Hispanic American 222 188 410 43%
Two or more races 116 114 230 34%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 63%
English Proficiency: 59.9%
Science Proficiency: 52%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Newton County Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,396.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,396

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $6,995

Federal

Per-student Spending: $337

Overall Rating

Based on reviews, Newton County Elementary School receives an overall rating of 0 out of 5 stars from MS School Finder users.

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