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  • Wicksburg High School
  • 1172 S State Hwy 123, Newton
  • Houston County
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 960
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Newton Elementary School
  • 523 South College St, Newton
  • Dale County
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 209
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Newton school information

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
The Newton, AL educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Newton public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 33% higher than than the Alabama average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newton public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.9% have completed high school, 9.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Newton

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%

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.

To customize your list of Newton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Newton, AL schools.

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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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Greenland, AR1,51621%57%
Springfield, NE1,51684%71%
Cherokee, OK1,51669%40%
Ravenna, NE1,51477%56%
Weston, MO1,51466%34%
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.