Newtown school information

IndexNewtownConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores95%88%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools765479,235
Total private schools320724,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,965

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  • The average school test scores in Newtown are 39% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Newtown.
  • 96.4% of people in Newtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.1% of people in Newtown have completed high school.
  • 65.3% of people in Newtown have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Newtown

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  • Garner Correctional Institution50 Nunnawauk RoadGrades: 10 - 12Students: 19 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Hawley Elementary School29 Church Hill RoadGrades: KG - 04Students: 416 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Head O'Meadow Elementary School94 Boggs Hill RoadGrades: KG - 04Students: 369 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Middle Gate Elementary School7 Cold Spring RoadGrades: KG - 04Students: 48 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Newtown Middle School11 Queen StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 897 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Newtown Preschool94 Boggs Hill RoadGrades: PK - PKStudents: 88 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Reed Intermediate School3 Trades LaneGrades: 05 - 06Students: 895 · Ratio: 17:195
  • Starr3 Trades LaneGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Compare Newtown, CT Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Newtown

IndexNewtownConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade96.4%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school96.1%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college86.4%61.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree72.2%44.3%37.2%
Completed bachelors65.3%37.0%29.3%
Completed masters31.7%16.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree8.7%4.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bethel, CT9,47193%36%
New Milford, CT6,56886%26%
Pawling, NY2,29774%8%
Naugatuck, CT31,79072%5%
Newtown, CT2,02795%39%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Plain, NY2,02761%11%
Jamestown, KY2,02783%22%
Bangor, MI2,02658%15%
Sheridan, IL2,02692%34%
Piketon, OH2,02874%9%
Newtown, CT2,02795%39%
Source: The Newtown, CT 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.