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Avg. test scores 2%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 70%

Newton school information

IndexNewtonAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores50%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools21,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Newton are 2% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Newton
  • 75.6% of people in Newton have completed 8th grade
  • 73.9% of people in Newton have completed high school
  • 9.0% of people in Newton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Newton

      IndexNewtonAlabamaNational
      Completed 8th grade75.6%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school73.9%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college44.0%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree19.5%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors9.0%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters3.5%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

      Newton, AL School Districts

      • Dale County School District
      • Houston County School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Newton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Newton, AL schools is 50%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Newton, AL, an average of 75.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.9% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rehobeth, AL1,73250%1%
      Dothan, AL68,06640%19%
      Midland City, AL2,04140%20%
      Headland, AL4,69137%24%
      Ozark, AL14,72137%25%
      Newton, AL1,51650%2%

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      Cherokee, OK1,51669%40%
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      Newton, AL1,51650%2%
      Source: The Newton, AL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.