Newton Senior High School



Newton Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Newton Senior 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
9 219
10 221
11 182
12 204

Newton Senior High School is a public high school of the Newton Community School District located in Newton, IA. It has 826 students in grades 9th through 12th. Newton Senior High School is the 48th largest public high school in Iowa and the 7,075th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 826
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.5

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Newton Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 434
(53%)
700
(53%)
 Female 392
(47%)
633
(47%)

Newton Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 767
(93%)
1,231
(92%)
 Hispanic 22
(3%)
37
(3%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
33
(2%)
 Black 12
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Newton Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 517
(63%)
787
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 232
(28%)
435
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(9%)
111
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Newton Senior High School is ranked 37th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Newton Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Newton Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1006
2006 999
2007 997
2008 936
2009 911
2010 855
2011 815
2012 826

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.4
2007 14.7
2008 12.7
2009 14.2
2010 14.5
2011 14.7
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20576540755467
2006 0.25425425425425
2007 0.29789368104313
2008 0.31410256410256
2009 0.33150384193194
2010 0.35789473684211
2011 0.37668711656442
2012 0.37409200968523

Compare Newton Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
This School 37.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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