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Newtown school information

Index Newtown Connecticut National
Average Test Scores71%53%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools765479,221
Total private schools320724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Newtown are 49% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Newtown
  • 95.3% of people in Newtown have completed 8th grade
  • 94.3% of people in Newtown have completed high school
  • 63.2% of people in Newtown have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Newtown

      Index Newtown Connecticut National
      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 71%. 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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Ridgefield, CT7,22883%73.5%
      Trumbull, CT36,47779%64.0%
      Orange, CT13,92875%55.7%
      Pawling, NY2,10568%42.0%
      Shelton, CT41,16267%39.1%
      Newtown, CT1,92171%48.8%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Emerson, GA1,92136%25.0%
      Mechanicsburg, OH1,92174%54.2%
      Wellsville, KS1,92135%27.8%
      Lepanto, AR1,92247%2.6%
      New Athens, IL1,92040%17.4%
      Newtown, CT1,92171%48.8%
      Source: The Newtown, CT 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.