Newton County Elementary School

15881 Hwy 15, Decatur, MS 39327 | (601) 635-2956
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 946
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 249, Decatur, MS 39327
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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: 946
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 53.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 488 (51.6%)
  • Females: 458 (48.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 85 (9.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 419 (44.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 504 (53.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Newton County Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian212.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Newton County Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade15015.9%
2nd Grade16217.1%
3rd Grade14815.6%
4th Grade15316.2%
5th Grade17318.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 76%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:22%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $36,711
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Newton County Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,17742%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$39,97058%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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