Newtown High School

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8/10
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Reviews
14
Grades
9-12
Students
1,738
Type
Public
This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. have above average college readiness measures, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
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Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Science
79%
State avg: 47%
Details
9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
96%
State avg: 87%
Average SAT score
1139
State avg: 1031
AP course participation
27%
State avg: 18%
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Equity
8/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
89%
Hispanic
5%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
1%
Black
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
190 :1
State avg: 354 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
95%
State avg: 91%
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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