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Newton, NC
Students enrolled: 295

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301 West 18th Street
Newton, NC 28658

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(828) 464-4061
(828) 464-7528
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Map of South Newton Elementary address.

February 02, 2015
Since this school became a Leader in Me school, students are taking ownership over their learning and actions. This school is like a family. The school has strong leadership, and they are using their new school space constructively to provide opportunities for all students.

- submitted by a community member

January 13, 2015
South Newton has become a Leader In Me school. Leader In Me is more than a program it becomes a way of life that encourages everyone to find and utilize their leadership skills. Every student has leadership potential in various areas of life, South Newton supports the development of those skills. Our staff, truly cares about the students and their families. Many times our efforts are above and beyond others you will find in Education. We love and support each other as well as our students, families, and community. I am proud to be a South Newton Tiger...hear us ROAR!!!

- submitted by a teacher

January 13, 2015
South Newton has adopted "The Leader in Me" school philosophy. We have seen tremendous growth in the students' behavior and academic achievement. Students are encouraged to develop good leadership skills as they work to reach their fullest potential. I would definitely put my children at South Newton!

- submitted by a teacher

January 12, 2015
South Newton staff members have embraced the concepts behind the Leader in Me process. The students are becoming leaders everyday and are encouraged by the staff to show their abilities as true leaders within the school and community.

- submitted by a teacher

January 12, 2015
I love everything about South Newton! My child is taught by fantastic trachers who engage him in authentic learning opportunities, he is becoming an amazing leader with The Leader In Me, and he loves going to school each day!

- submitted by a parent

January 12, 2015
Friendly staff and great teachers. My child is in Kindergarten and loves coming to school everday.

- submitted by a parent

January 12, 2015
South Newton is a wonderful school. Both of my children have attended South. South is like a family, nurturing as well as teaching the whole child. They are now a Leader in Me School. They a training leaders that will believe in themselves and always try their best!

- submitted by a parent

December 15, 2014
My daughter has been going here for 5 years, my son just started kindergarten this fall. I have never been more impressed with a "team" of teachers and leaders. The entire staff is friendly and eager to help both my children. They are always accessible. My kids enjoy school and the teachers keep them engaged. Their are many after school clubs and activities as well. Now that they have teamed up as a "Leader in Me" school, I have also seen proactive and confident actions from my children. I am definitely glad to have my children there.

- submitted by a parent

August 27, 2014
came in to pick up my child and was told i couldnt pick her up at 2:40 i am the biological parent with all parental rights and you cant tell me i cant leave with my child trust me you dont want to get between this momma bear and her cub!!!

- submitted by a parent

October 02, 2013
My son started Kindergarten this year and we both are more than happy with the teachers and staff. They are willing to help if I have questions and concerns. There are lots of ways a parent can get involved in with the school if they desire, I just wish the paperwork to volunteer wasn't longer than the paperwork I filled out to enlist in the military.

- submitted by a parent

July 29, 2013
This school has nearly no parent involvement. No discipline or poor dicipline for students causing problems. Creates poor environment for other students. Extras that would be standard at many other schools are non existent here. Lacks intepretors in classrooms and events. Very disorganized. Parents and staff lack motivation to make this a place that it has the potential too. What a shame.

- submitted by a parent

March 18, 2012
Strong principal !! She shows awesome leadership amongts her staff and the parents. Her leadership shines within the staff there also. Great Job!! My daugther enjoys going to this school.

- submitted by a parent

January 04, 2011
Horrible experience. Kindergarteners did not do anything all day excpet put heads on desks, nap & go to lunch. Most days they did not have snack, after we paid for it. five year old child was allowed to walk outside to highway unattended. Classroom doors open to outside, fencing incomplete. Campus not secure. Minimal supervision at lunch with doors to outside open during warm months. New principle now, maybe things have changed...

- submitted by a parent
no rating
November 05, 2007
After transferring from what I thought was a really great school, I have come to love this school. The staff really care about the welfare of the children, not just the EOGs and grades, but the emotional stability of the kids as well. I highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 29, 2007
I like the compostion of the school and it's great instructional programs.I'd give the school a ten

- submitted by a parent

October 22, 2004
All of my kids attended and attend this school. I am overall pleased with the staff and the school. My kids enjoy going here.

- submitted by a parent

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South Newton Elementary
301 West 18th Street, Newton, NC  28658
(828) 464-4061
Last modified South Newton Elementary is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
South Newton Elementary Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top