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
9 228
10 225
11 178
12 188

Newton Senior High School is a public high school of the Newton Community School District located in Newton, IA. It has 819 students in grades 9th through 12th. Newton Senior High School is the 50th largest public high school in Iowa and the 7,246th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 819
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,246th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 50th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 293rd out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 51st out of 366

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Newton Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 414
(51%)
659
(50%)
 Male 405
(49%)
658
(50%)

Newton Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 749
(91%)
1,191
(90%)
 Two or More 29
(4%)
52
(4%)
 Hispanic 25
(3%)
41
(3%)
 Black 7
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Newton Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 509
(62%)
759
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 255
(31%)
462
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(7%)
96
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Newton Senior High School is ranked 43rd out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Newton Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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
2013 792
2014 792
2015 819

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
2013 13.5
2014 15.1
2015 15.6

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
2013 0.37121212121212
2014 0.3459595959596
2015 0.37851037851038

Compare Newton Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
This School 37.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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