Newton school information

IndexNewtonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores50%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools91,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Newton, NC educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Newton public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 14% higher than than the North Carolina average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newton public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.2% have completed high school, 13.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Newton are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Newton.
  • 72.8% of people in Newton have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.2% of people in Newton have completed high school.
  • 13.8% of people in Newton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Newton

IndexNewtonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school70.2%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.3%1.3%

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

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Denver, NC2,28766%34%
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Hildebran, NC2,07655%11%
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Newton, NC12,99950%1%

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Newton, NC12,99950%1%
Source: The Newton, NC 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.