Newtown High School

4801 90th St, Elmhurst, NY 11373 | (718) 595-8400
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,019
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 3,019 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 48-01 90th St, Elmhurst, NY 11373
  • Principal or Admin: John Ficalora

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,019
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 143.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,772 (58.7%)
  • Females: 1,247 (41.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Newtown High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.10%
Black2729.0%
Asian66221.9%
Hispanic1,93364.0%
White1494.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Newtown High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade87629.0%
10th Grade82827.4%
11th Grade55618.4%
12th Grade57419.0%
Ungraded1856.1%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
55.0%
District:
63.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
60.0%
District:
72.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
6.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
83.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
6.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
1.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
73.0%
District:
46.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
14.0%
District:
11.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
31.0%
District:
14.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
11.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
5.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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