Newton Elementary School

416 East St, Newton, TX 75966 | (409) 379-2491
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 584
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 414 N Main St, Newton, TX 75966
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs Jonnie Miller
  • Fax: (409) 379-2801
  • Website: www.newtonisd.com
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 584
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 44.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 297 (50.9%)
  • Females: 287 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 41 (7.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 420 (71.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 461 (78.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Newton Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.5%
Black23440.1%
Asian20.3%
Hispanic254.3%
White32054.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Newton Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten518.7%
Kindergarten7613.0%
1st Grade7613.0%
2nd Grade9115.6%
3rd Grade11119.0%
4th Grade8714.9%
5th Grade9215.8%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
13.1
District:
12.2
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
24.7%
District:
26.3%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
22.1%
District:
17.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
22.1%
District:
21.1%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
22.2%
District:
20.8%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$55,458
District:
$58,548
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$38,899
District:
$38,619
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$29,379
District:
$29,322
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$31,485
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$37,571
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,716
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,531
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Newton Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.0%83.0%86.0%
200972.0%72.0%84.0%
200862.0%62.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201091.0%91.0%92.0%
200985.0%85.0%89.0%
200885.0%85.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.0%83.0%88.0%
200967.0%67.0%86.0%
200861.0%61.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201082.0%82.0%86.0%
200978.0%78.0%84.0%
200859.0%59.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201097.0%97.0%92.0%
200989.0%89.0%91.0%
200880.0%80.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.0%88.0%86.0%
200969.0%69.0%84.0%
200881.0%81.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201092.0%92.0%85.0%
200975.0%75.0%83.0%
200881.0%81.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201079.0%79.0%88.0%
200970.0%70.0%84.0%
200877.0%77.0%81.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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