Newton High School



Newton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Newton 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 63
10 79
11 72
12 60
UG 6

Newton High School is a public high school of the Newton Municipal School District located in Newton, MS. It has 280 students in grades 9th through 12th. Newton High School is the 214th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 15,024th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 280
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.43

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Newton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 142
(51%)
142
(51%)
 Male 138
(49%)
138
(49%)

Newton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 263
(94%)
263
(94%)
 White 9
(3%)
9
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Newton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 209
(75%)
209
(75%)
 Not Eligible 44
(16%)
44
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(10%)
27
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Newton High School is ranked 202nd out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Newton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.3%) is higher than the state average of 67.4%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 246
2006 264
2007 338
2008 316
2009 306
2010 320
2011 281
2012 280

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 17.6
2007 22.7
2008 16.8
2009 14.8
2010 18.7
2011 15.5
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80894308943089
2006 0.84469696969697
2007 0.86390532544379
2008 0.86075949367089
2009 0.87581699346405
2010 0.8625
2011 0.8576512455516
2012 0.84285714285714

Compare Newton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 84.3%
 

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