Newton school information

Average Test Scores47%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools489379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Newton are 31% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Newton.
  • 78.6% of people in Newton have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.8% of people in Newton have completed high school.
  • 15.6% of people in Newton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Newton

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  • N H Pilate Middle School531 E. Church StreetGrades: 05 - 08Students: 304 · Ratio: 12:142
  • Newton Elementary School301 West Tatum StGrades: PK - 04Students: 408 · Ratio: 15:153
  • Newton High School201 W. First StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 32 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Newton Municipal Career CenterP.O. Box 150Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Newton

Completed 8th grade78.6%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school74.8%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college45.9%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree23.1%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.6%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters2.5%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Newton (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Decatur, MS2,13063%8%
Lake, MS44161%11%
Newton, MS3,35847%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Galena, IL3,35885%25%
Avon, NY3,35771%4%
San Miguel, CA3,35554%21%
Cleves, OH3,35487%28%
Kimberly, ID3,36385%24%
Newton, MS3,35847%31%
Source: The Newton, MS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.