Newton Community High School

201 West End Ave, Newton, IL 62448 | (618) 783-2303
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 500
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  • Mailing Address: 201 W End Ave, Newton, IL 62448
  • Principal or Admin: Ruth Kerner
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 500
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 234 (46.8%)
  • Females: 260 (52.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 56 (11.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 101 (20.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 157 (31.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Newton Community High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black10.2%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic10.2%
White49198.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Newton Community High School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten479.4%
9th Grade11422.8%
10th Grade11122.2%
11th Grade10621.2%
12th Grade12224.4%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.5%
District:
94.2%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
100.0%
District:
100.0%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.3%
District:
3.3%
State:
3.8%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Newton Community High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on PSAE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
45.9%
District:
79.9%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: No
Math Composite Percentage
School:
56.1%
District:
88.5%
State:
80.5%
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
19.2
District:
19.2
ACT English Score
School:
18.4
District:
18.4
ACT Math Score
School:
19.4
District:
19.4
ACT Reading Score
School:
19.3
District:
19.3
ACT Science Score
School:
19.3
District:
19.3

PSAE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201054.5%54.5%52.7%
200939.8%39.8%51.6%
200855.0%55.0%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201045.5%45.5%54.0%
200950.0%50.0%56.9%
200845.1%45.1%53.3%
 
Science Test
201055.5%55.5%52.4%
200936.8%36.8%50.5%
200849.1%49.1%51.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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