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7-12
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Morocco, IN
Students enrolled: 692

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1641 West 250 North
Morocco, IN 47963

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(219) 285-2252
(219) 285-2881
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December 02, 2013
North newton is not a great school any more, unfortunately... The school's peak performance era is now gone, the school has had a long hard fall in their staff, performance and excellence. This school is unsatisfactory, everything is unsatisfactory, English Deoartment, Math Department, Biology/science department, physical education department, and agricultural. The Ag. Dept. use to be great, it had engine repair, concrete class, brick laying, painting/ paint booth, welding, carpentry. The only "Successful Ag class" was concrete. no that is gone. JUst about every ag class has been shut down. It seems like the teachers have gotten lazier as well. Here is my advise, if you do want your child to succeed, do not put them in North Newton, alas it is going down hill. Either pull your kids out or don't put them in. I think this school would need quite a few new better teachers, better staff over all. I think in the next few years this school may be gone for good, because the ratings and drop out rates are not accurate, there are so many students who leave N.N. to go to a better school. Students are leaving this school left and right. It is sad, I remember going to this school. It is done 4

- submitted by a parent
December 21, 2012
I had outstanding teachers when I attended NN. I am now a professional and none of my professors in college or graduate school were as exceptional as Ms. Halstead, Mr. Fish or Ms Ackerman.

- submitted by a community member
April 08, 2009
North Newton had quality teachers when I went through from 2000-2004. Teachers like Mr. Geesa, Ms. Combs, and Ms. Ackerman greatly influnced me during my years there. I feel successfull in the military today because of the guidance I received from this school.

- submitted by a student
February 17, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating November 09, 2008
Being a student at North Newton is more of an insult then anything else.

- submitted by a student
no rating July 02, 2008
We have been at North Newton for 3 years now and I think the staff at North Newton is good.

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2008
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- submitted by a student
May 04, 2008
This school has been a severe disappointment. The lack of central leadership is one of the most pressing problems. In this power vaccuum no one is quite sure who is in charge. The super is very involved with athletics but he is not local and does not do the budget. The principal has been very good for discipline and school spirit but does not know curriculum. Parents are often said to run the building through pressure on administration and school board, however there is a good ol' boy system in place with antiquated politics- if you are not from Newton County, stay out of Newton County. This is not an ideal place for transfer students, coaches, or first year teachers.

- submitted by a teacher
January 30, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 16, 2007
I, as a parent, would like to be more involved in the school system. I always feel comfortable and welcomed at both the high school and grade school. Also, I know that if I have any issues that they will be taken care of in an orderly fashion. I think North Newton has a lot to offer, the children just have to want seek the offers out. Many of the teachers are just wonderful and caring. For example, Ms. McDivit is an outstanding English teacher, Mrs Norris is an outstanding biology teacher. Mrs. Petri is an excellent math teacher. These are just a few off the top of my head. These teachers take the time to explain things and welcome children taking advantage of their help.

- submitted by a parent
February 15, 2007
Quality of academic programs 4 out of 10 Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities 10 out of 10 Level of parent involvement 1 out of 20 poor schooling poor tearchers poor food

- submitted by a student
December 13, 2005
This is school is full of great teachers but lacking safety as well as diversity. As a former student I witnessed several attacks on fellow students as far as student on student vilence within the instructors view. I have noticed discimination from the school board and administration. If you are not white you'd better stay where you are. I have also noticed that the new istep average scores doesnt even have a minority catagorie but instead has a catagorie for White! I'm not of the minority but find it interesting how closeminded North West,Indiana is and how school corps like North Newton High school ignores subjects of this matter.

- submitted by a former student
November 29, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2005
As A graduate of North Newton in 2002 I can proadly say that I was given a quality education that prepared me for the challenges and daily routines of life in the working world.

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April 15, 2005
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March 19, 2005
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February 28, 2005
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North Newton Jr-Sr High School
1641 West 250 North, Morocco, IN  47963
(219) 285-2252
Last modified North Newton Jr-Sr High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
North Newton Jr-Sr High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top