Newton school information

IndexNewtonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores78%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools91,89579,235
Total private schools151024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Newton are 14% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Newton.
  • 74.4% of people in Newton have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.3% of people in Newton have completed high school.
  • 15.1% of people in Newton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Newton

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  • Balls Creek Elementary2620 Balls Creek RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 714 · Ratio: 18:180
  • Blackburn Elementary4377 W Nc 10 HwyGrades: KG - 06Students: 717 · Ratio: 19:182
  • Fred T Foard High3407 Plateau RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,074 · Ratio: 17:168
  • Jacobs Fork Middle3431 Plateau RoadGrades: 07 - 08Students: 566 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Newton-Conover Health/Science338 West 15Th StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 129 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Newton-Conover High338 W 15Th StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 781 · Ratio: 15:176
  • Newton-Conover Middle221 W 26Th StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 607 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • South Newton Elementary306 West 1St StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 332 · Ratio: 14:169
  • Startown Elementary4119 Startown RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 644 · Ratio: 17:180
  • Thornton Elementary301 W 18Th StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 461 · Ratio: 18:178

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Education level achieved in Newton

IndexNewtonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade74.4%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school71.3%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college43.6%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.1%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters4.5%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%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.
Hildebran, NC2,00687%27%
Stony Point, NC1,67485%25%
Granite Falls, NC4,69484%24%
Denver, NC1,83784%23%
Connelly Springs, NC1,64383%22%
Newton, NC12,99878%14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Justice, IL13,00176%11%
Fostoria, OH13,00367%2%
Minden, LA12,98862%9%
St. Ann, MO12,98839%43%
Huron, SD12,98261%10%
Newton, NC12,99878%14%
Source: The Newton, NC 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.