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
9 413
10 416
11 423
12 427

Newtown High School is a public high school of the Newtown School District located in Sandy Hook, CT. It has 1,679 students in grades 9th through 12th. Newtown High School is the 12th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 2,661st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,679
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 120.12

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Newtown High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 881
(52%)
1,314
(53%)
 Female 798
(48%)
1,179
(47%)

Newtown High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,524
(91%)
2,238
(90%)
 Hispanic 69
(4%)
111
(4%)
 Asian 49
(3%)
88
(4%)
 Black 23
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Newtown High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,558
(93%)
2,302
(92%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 89
(5%)
134
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(2%)
57
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Newtown High School is ranked 142nd out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Newtown High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.2%) is lower than the state average of 35.5%. 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
2013 1713
2014 1738
2015 1679

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
2013 13.4
2014 14
2015 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
2013 0.05954465849387
2014 0.069620253164557
2015 0.072066706372841

Compare Newtown High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.2%
 
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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