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  • Head O'meadow Elementary School
  • 94 Boggs Hill Rd., Newtown
  • NEWTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 314
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
70%
  • Newtown Middle School
  • 11 Queen St., Newtown
  • NEWTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 833
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
69%
  • Reed Intermediate School
  • 3 Trades Lane, Newtown
  • NEWTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 5 - 6 · Students: 731
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
67%
  • Hawley Elementary School
  • 29 Church Hill Rd., Newtown
  • NEWTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 321
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
67%
  • Middle Gate Elementary School
  • 7 Cold Spring Rd., Newtown
  • NEWTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 391
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
n/a
  • Starr
  • 3 Trades Lane, Newtown
  • NEWTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 12 - 12 · Students: 2
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 2:1
n/a
  • Garner Correctional Institution
  • 50 Nunnawauk Road, Newtown
  • UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 18
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Newtown school information

IndexNewtownConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores70%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools765479,221
Total private schools320724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Newtown, CT educational system consists of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Newtown public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 50% higher than than the Connecticut average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newtown public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.3% have completed high school, 63.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Newtown

IndexNewtownConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school94.3%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college82.0%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.2%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.2%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters30.9%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.0%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.7%1.3%

Newtown, CT School Districts

Newtown School District

There are a total of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Newtown. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Newtown, CT schools is 70%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Newtown, CT, an average of 95.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Newtown 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 Newtown, CT schools.

Source: The Newtown, CT 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.