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Newton High School

Traditional Public School

201 W. First Street

Newton, MS 39345

601-683-2232

Overview

Newton High School serves 261 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $11,517.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,517/Child

Demographics

Newton High School serves 261 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 94.64% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 24
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 83% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 261

By Grade:

  •       9: 58
  •       10: 78
  •       11: 67
  •       12: 58

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 95%
  •       White: 4%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 74
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 73%
In-Field: 90% 
Principals
Total: 4
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 910

By Grade:

  •       K: 59
  •       1: 68
  •       2: 66
  •       3: 91
  •       4: 57
  •       5: 70
  •       6: 75
  •       7: 78
  •       8: 66
  •       9: 58
  •       10: 78
  •       11: 67
  •       12: 58
  •       Other: 19

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

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 86.27%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 75%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 52%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.7 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 58 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.3
Mathematics: 15.1
Reading: 14.7
Science: 15.1

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 31.1%
Mathematics Proficiency: 84.6%
English Proficiency: 23.3%
Science Proficiency: 35%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 717
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Newton High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,517.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,517

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,549

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,180

Overall Rating

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