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338 West 15th Street
Newton, NC 28658

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(828) 465-0920
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February 02, 2015
This school was rated by US News and World Report as the 13th best high school in North Carolina. The school has outstanding academic programs, athletic programs, and arts programs. This comprehensive high school provides students with a variety of clubs, an outstanding band program, and face-to-face and virtual class offerings.

- submitted by a community member

April 28, 2014
This school does the bare minimum required by the State...and also labels and holds a grudge against any student that has been in a little trouble....All teens mess up...their brains are not fully developed until the age of 21....yet if there is a fight...no weapons...just a punch or shove...at the age of 16.....they are taken to the police dept. handcuffed, finger printed, and mug shot...In my day....boys would have a scuffle..suspended from school..and friends the next day..NOT a criminal Record!!!.Reprimanded for Badges....that half the time Teachers...ALSO FORGET TO WEAR...are they reprimanded??? and they are the adults and implied roll modes...

- submitted by a parent

January 13, 2014
my daughter goes to this school and they have substitute teachers teaching classes. There are some classes in this school they have no licensed teachers for so they are being taught nothing in these classes. If a student gets held up in a class completing clean up and gets to the next class later than 30 minutes even with a pass they are counted as absent in the class. How is this fair. If a student has a dr. note it also means nothing. This school has its own rules and have no concern for the good kids that are passing in their classes even if they have no teacher and have to teach themselves. I have raised 5 children we moved a lot and to there fore I have dealt with a lot of different schools and rules and this is the most un organized, kid focused, unfair school I have ever dealt with.

- submitted by a parent

December 21, 2011
I was nervous about enrolling my child in this school because of the reputation. However, I found the school to be safe and administration takes safety very seriously. Some academic areas are weaker than others, but that is true at any school. I have been very happy with the math department.

- submitted by a parent

July 12, 2011
I currently attend Newton-Conover high school. I'm in the top of my class and active participant in Track and Cheerleading. This school does have drug problems and thuggish kids, but that's not everyone. We have many extremely smart and talented students here. There are great athletic teams, and there are some wonderful teachers. Every school has its problems, you cant just say this is a bad school because of a few thuggish kids that don't care.

- submitted by a student

July 08, 2011
Good athletics, bad place for your kids to go to school. A lot of cover-up going on by administration to make everything look like it's "ok".

- submitted by a parent

April 22, 2011
I moved to get my kids out of this "Thuggish" school. The staff even even talks about the lack of morales and discipline in the school. The school rivals only Hickory for the title of the most thugged out school. There are some good kids here, but they are the minority. We moved to a county school, and are very happy we did. Drugs are a big problem here. Great athletic facilities though!

- submitted by a parent

October 11, 2010
I think it's the best school around.

- submitted by a community member

January 26, 2008
We have been extremely pleased with our son's academic record and the accessibility of all the faculty and staff when we needed them. Great school with lots of activities for the kids.

- submitted by a parent
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Newton-Conover High
338 West 15th Street, Newton, NC  28658
(828) 465-0920
Last modified Newton-Conover High is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Newton-Conover High Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top