Newtown High School



Newtown High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Newtown High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 427
10 455
11 423
12 455

Newtown High School is a public high school of the Newtown School District located in Sandy Hook, CT. It has 1,760 students in grades 9th through 12th. Newtown High School is the 13th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 2,219th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,760
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 126.15

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Newtown High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 905
(51%)
1,383
(52%)
 Female 855
(49%)
1,274
(48%)

Newtown High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,567
(89%)
2,375
(89%)
 Hispanic 91
(5%)
129
(5%)
 Asian 57
(3%)
84
(3%)
 Two or More 26
(1%)
31
(1%)
 Black 16
(1%)
35
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Newtown High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,650
(94%)
2,468
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 75
(4%)
126
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(2%)
63
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Newtown High School is ranked 141st out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Newtown High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.3%) is lower than the state average of 33.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Newtown High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1305
2006 1714
2007 1719
2008 1704
2009 1731
2010 1731
2011 1740
2012 1760

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 17.2
2007 15.2
2008 13.6
2009 14.2
2010 14
2011 13.8
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.016858237547893
2006 0.013418903150525
2007 0.015125072716696
2008 0.030516431924883
2009 0.046216060080878
2010 0.064124783362218
2011 0.067816091954023
2012 0.0625

Compare Newtown High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.3%
 
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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