Newton County High School

16255 Hwy 503, Decatur, MS 39327 | (601) 635-2718
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 982
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 278, Decatur, MS 39327
School District Details
  • Newton County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,246
  • Graduation Rate: 66.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.2
  • Enrolled Students: 1,928

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 982
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 57.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 510 (51.9%)
  • Females: 472 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 90 (9.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 433 (44.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 523 (53.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Newton County High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian181.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Newton County High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade14214.5%
7th Grade15215.5%
8th Grade15015.3%
9th Grade14514.8%
10th Grade15515.8%
11th Grade11111.3%
12th Grade10410.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 55%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:41%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $40,157
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Newton County High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,03417%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,18183%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Newton County High School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on July 12, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Great School and Staff. Looks like all staff get along well with each other. Would highly recommend this school to anyone.

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