Newton-Conover High School

338 West 15th St, Newton, NC 28658 | (828) 465-0920
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 750
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 750 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 338 W 15th Street, Newton, NC 28658
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Kevin Campbell
  • Fax: (828) 464-1412
  • Website: newton.nhs.schoolfusion.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 342910
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 750
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 53.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 376 (50.1%)
  • Females: 374 (49.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 55 (7.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 300 (40.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 355 (47.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Newton-Conover High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black18424.5%
Asian395.2%
Hispanic9312.4%
White43257.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Newton-Conover High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade22229.6%
10th Grade17723.6%
11th Grade18324.4%
12th Grade16822.4%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
77.6%
District:
76.3%
State:
71.7%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Newton-Conover High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 23, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hey i went to this school for almost 5 years then i had to move and went to Lyle creek elementary i miss this school very much i miss my teachers and my old friends and i loved every moment of it. im now in the 8th grade and i wish i was back at that school today

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Newton-Conover High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on EOC and EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civics and Economics
  • English I
  • Geometry
  • Physical Science
  • US History
  • Writing
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Percent Tested
School:
61.8%
District:
57.9%
State:
63.0%
Math Average Score
School:
494.0
District:
486.0
State:
511.0
Critical Reading Average Score
School:
465.0
District:
461.0
State:
497.0
Writing Average Score
School:
450.0
District:
445.0
State:
477.0
Overall Average Score
School:
1,409.0
District:
1,392.0
State:
1,485.0
AYP Information (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

EOC - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

EOC - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201078.3%82.8%77.9%
200965.5%72.9%67.9%
 
Algebra II Test
201091.7%84.8%84.9%
200980.1%76.1%72.9%
 
Biology Test
201084.7%85.7%81.2%
200974.9%75.9%71.3%
 
Civics and Economics Test
201074.6%78.0%78.7%
200963.0%65.2%71.3%
 
English I Test
201087.9%88.9%82.8%
200968.5%74.3%74.3%
 
Physical Science Test
201090.1%85.9%76.4%
200952.4%54.2%62.7%
 
US History Test
201091.3%90.6%81.6%
200965.7%67.4%71.2%
 
Chemistry Test
200943.2%41.9%77.7%
 
Geometry Test
200989.0%86.7%73.3%
 

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Writing Test
201086.1%88.6%70.4%
200978.4%78.3%71.1%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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