Newton County High School



Newton County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Newton County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 134
7 132
8 133
9 151
10 131
11 149
12 112
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Newton County High School is a public high school of the Newton County School District located in Decatur, MS. It has 961 students in grades 6th through 12th. Newton County High School is the 53rd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 6,223rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 961
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.78

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Newton County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 488
(51%)
488
(51%)
 Male 473
(49%)
473
(49%)

Newton County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 682
(71%)
682
(71%)
 Black 227
(24%)
227
(24%)
 American Indian 28
(3%)
28
(3%)
 Hispanic 19
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Newton County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 459
(48%)
459
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 419
(44%)
419
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(9%)
83
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Newton County High School is ranked 76th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Newton County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.2%) is lower than the state average of 70.3%. 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.

Newton County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 968
2006 972
2007 1019
2008 1000
2009 982
2010 988
2011 999
2012 985
2013 993
2014 972
2015 961

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 19.4
2007 17.9
2008 17.5
2009 17.2
2010 16.8
2011 15.7
2012 16.5
2013 16.6
2014 17.2
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47210743801653
2006 0.45576131687243
2007 0.48282630029441
2008 0.495
2009 0.53258655804481
2010 0.5334008097166
2011 0.55655655655656
2012 0.5258883248731
2013 0.5166163141994
2014 0.49897119341564
2015 0.52237252861603

Compare Newton County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 52.2%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Newton County High School
Decatur, MS
Public 06 - 12 961 16.9:1  
Newton County Academy
Decatur, MS
Private PK - 12 256 11:1 2 miles
Newton High School
Newton, MS
Public 03 - 12 276 18.8:1 9 miles
Union High School
Union, MS
Public 09 - 12 252 14.8:1 11 miles
Lake High School
Lake, MS
Public 09 - 12 211 17.9:1 15 miles
West Lauderdale High School
Collinsville, MS
Public 09 - 12 631 17.5:1 18 miles
Sebastopol Attendance Center
Sebastopol, MS
Public KG - 12 610 16.8:1 18 miles
Leake Academy
Madden, MS
Private PK - 12 626 15:1 24 miles
Neshoba Central High School
Philadelphia, MS
Public 09 - 12 962 17.7:1 24 miles
Enterprise High School
Enterprise, MS
Public 09 - 12 272 12.6:1 24 miles
Philadelphia Middle School
Philadelphia, MS
Public 07 - 08 148 12.8:1 25 miles
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