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Newton school information

Index Newton Illinois National
Average Test Scores33%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Newton are 31% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Newton
  • 81.6% of people in Newton have completed 8th grade
  • 76.5% of people in Newton have completed high school
  • 16.0% of people in Newton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Newton

      Index Newton Illinois National
      Completed 8th grade81.6%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school76.5%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college45.6%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.8%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.0%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters4.8%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.1%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

      Newton, IL School Districts

      • Jasper County Community Unit School District 1

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Newton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Newton, IL schools is 33%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Newton, IL, an average of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.5% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Dieterich, IL72653%10.9%
      Oblong, IL1,52026%45.3%
      Newton, IL2,88433%30.6%

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      Newton, IL2,88433%30.6%
      Source: The Newton, IL education data displayed above is derived from the 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.