Newtown High School in Sandy Hook, Connecticut (CT)



City-data.com school rating (using weighted 2010 test average as compared to other schools in Connecticut) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 87.

12 Berkshire Road
Sandy Hook, CT 06482

District: Newtown
County: Fairfield


Grade span: 9-12


Phone: (203) 426-7646 (make sure to verify first before calling)
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Other nearby schools ratings:
Staples High School (18.0 miles):

100
Brookfield High School (7.9 miles):

89
Newtown High School:

87
Bethel Middle School (6.9 miles):

77
High Horizons School (15.4 miles):

53
Ansonia High School (12.0 miles):

38
The Bridge Academy School (16.2 miles):

19
Bucks Hill School (18.1 miles):

7
Newtown High School rating compared to average state and city schools ratings:
Connecticut:

55
Sandy Hook:

89
Newtown High School:

87

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Enrollment in Newtown High School

2006 Student Enrollment: 1305

White Enrollment: 1226
Black Enrollment: 11
Hispanic Enrollment: 35
Asian Enrollment: 33

White Enrollment (%): 94.0%
Here:

94.0%
State average from 1107 schools:

65.1%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Here:

0.8%
State average from 1107 schools:

15.5%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 2.7%
Here:

2.7%
State average from 1107 schools:

15.6%
Asian Enrollment (%): 2.5%
Here:

2.5%
State average from 1107 schools:

3.4%


9th Grade Enrollment: 58
10th Grade Enrollment: 433
11th Grade Enrollment: 424
12th Grade Enrollment: 390

9th Grade Enrollment (%): 4.4%
Newtown High School:

4.4%
State average from 420 schools:

17.7%
10th Grade Enrollment (%): 33.2%
Here:

33.2%
State average from 271 schools:

23.1%
11th Grade Enrollment (%): 32.5%
Here:

32.5%
State average from 246 schools:

25.0%
12th Grade Enrollment (%): 29.9%
Here:

29.9%
State average from 255 schools:

24.0%


Grades in Newtown High School

Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 15
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 22

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 1104 schools:

27.9%


Teacher FTE: 96.7

Student Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Here:

13.5
State average from 1088 schools:

17.2




2005 Student Enrollment: 1622

White Enrollment: 1537
Black Enrollment: 9
Hispanic Enrollment: 44
Asian Enrollment: 32

White Enrollment (%): 94.8%
Here:

94.8%
State average from 1097 schools:

65.7%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.6%
Here:

0.6%
State average from 1097 schools:

15.3%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 2.7%
Here:

2.7%
State average from 1097 schools:

15.3%
Asian Enrollment (%): 2.0%
Newtown High School:

2.0%
State average from 1097 schools:

3.3%


9th Grade Enrollment: 419
10th Grade Enrollment: 426
11th Grade Enrollment: 406
12th Grade Enrollment: 371

9th Grade Enrollment (%): 25.8%
Here:

25.8%
State average from 220 schools:

25.9%
10th Grade Enrollment (%): 26.3%
Here:

26.3%
State average from 213 schools:

24.4%
11th Grade Enrollment (%): 25.0%
Here:

25.0%
State average from 211 schools:

22.8%
12th Grade Enrollment (%): 22.9%
Here:

22.9%
State average from 222 schools:

27.1%


Grades in Newtown High School

Races in Newtown High School

Teacher FTE: 100.1

Student Teacher Ratio: 16.2
Here:

16.2
State average from 1077 schools:

16.8




2004 Student Enrollment: 1557

White Enrollment: 1478
Black Enrollment: 10
Hispanic Enrollment: 35
Asian Enrollment: 34

White Enrollment (%): 94.9%
Here:

94.9%
State average from 1068 schools:

67.1%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.6%
Newtown High School:

0.6%
State average from 1068 schools:

14.8%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 2.3%
This school:

2.3%
State average from 1068 schools:

14.7%
Asian Enrollment (%): 2.2%
Newtown High School:

2.2%
State average from 1068 schools:

3.1%


9th Grade Enrollment: 425
10th Grade Enrollment: 388
11th Grade Enrollment: 389
12th Grade Enrollment: 355

9th Grade Enrollment (%): 27.3%
Here:

27.3%
State average from 196 schools:

26.5%
10th Grade Enrollment (%): 24.9%
Newtown High School:

24.9%
State average from 197 schools:

24.4%
11th Grade Enrollment (%): 25.0%
Here:

25.0%
State average from 197 schools:

22.5%
12th Grade Enrollment (%): 22.8%
Newtown High School:

22.8%
State average from 211 schools:

26.3%


Grades in Newtown High School

Races in Newtown High School

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 50

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 3.0%
This school:

3.0%
State average from 1066 schools:

27.1%


Teacher FTE: 105.7

Student Teacher Ratio: 14.7
Here:

14.7
State average from 1061 schools:

14.4




2003 Student Enrollment: 1427

White Enrollment: 1366
Black Enrollment: 11
Hispanic Enrollment: 25
Asian Enrollment: 25

White Enrollment (%): 95.7%
Here:

95.7%
State average from 1047 schools:

68.0%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Here:

0.8%
State average from 1047 schools:

14.8%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.8%
Here:

1.8%
State average from 1047 schools:

14.1%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.8%
This school:

1.8%
State average from 1047 schools:

2.8%


9th Grade Enrollment: 391
10th Grade Enrollment: 376
11th Grade Enrollment: 364
12th Grade Enrollment: 296

9th Grade Enrollment (%): 27.4%
This school:

27.4%
State average from 192 schools:

27.1%
10th Grade Enrollment (%): 26.4%
This school:

26.4%
State average from 197 schools:

24.2%
11th Grade Enrollment (%): 25.5%
Here:

25.5%
State average from 199 schools:

22.0%
12th Grade Enrollment (%): 20.7%
Newtown High School:

20.7%
State average from 209 schools:

26.1%


Grades in Newtown High School

Races in Newtown High School

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 33

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 2.0%
This school:

2.0%
State average from 1048 schools:

27.2%


Teacher FTE: 103.3

Student Teacher Ratio: 13.8
Here:

13.8
State average from 1044 schools:

14.7




2002 Student Enrollment: 1427

White Enrollment: 1366
Black Enrollment: 11
Hispanic Enrollment: 25
Asian Enrollment: 25

White Enrollment (%): 95.7%
This school:

95.7%
State average from 1047 schools:

68.0%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Here:

0.8%
State average from 1047 schools:

14.8%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.8%
Newtown High School:

1.8%
State average from 1047 schools:

14.1%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.8%
Here:

1.8%
State average from 1047 schools:

2.8%


9th Grade Enrollment: 376
10th Grade Enrollment: 360
11th Grade Enrollment: 339
12th Grade Enrollment: 289

9th Grade Enrollment (%): 27.6%
Here:

27.6%
State average from 205 schools:

25.8%
10th Grade Enrollment (%): 26.4%
Here:

26.4%
State average from 205 schools:

23.9%
11th Grade Enrollment (%): 24.9%
This school:

24.9%
State average from 203 schools:

20.7%
12th Grade Enrollment (%): 21.2%
Here:

21.2%
State average from 198 schools:

19.6%


Grades in Newtown High School

Races in Newtown High School

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 33

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 2.0%
Here:

2.0%
State average from 1048 schools:

27.2%


Teacher FTE: 103.3

Student Teacher Ratio: 13.8
Here:

13.8
State average from 1044 schools:

14.7




2001 Student Enrollment: 1332

White Enrollment: 1291
Black Enrollment: 9
Hispanic Enrollment: 10
Asian Enrollment: 22

White Enrollment (%): 96.9%
Here:

96.9%
State average from 1031 schools:

69.7%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.7%
Here:

0.7%
State average from 1031 schools:

14.6%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Here:

0.8%
State average from 1031 schools:

12.8%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.6%
Here:

1.6%
State average from 1031 schools:

2.6%


Races in Newtown High School

Teacher FTE: 92.9

Student Teacher Ratio: 14.3
Newtown High School:

14.3
State average from 1008 schools:

14.5




2000 Student Enrollment: 1244

White Enrollment: 1210
Black Enrollment: 11
Hispanic Enrollment: 5
Asian Enrollment: 18

White Enrollment (%): 97.3%
Here:

97.3%
State average from 1020 schools:

70.4%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.9%
Here:

0.9%
State average from 1020 schools:

14.4%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 0.4%
Here:

0.4%
State average from 1020 schools:

12.4%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.5%
Here:

1.5%
State average from 1020 schools:

2.5%


Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 9
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 21

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 969 schools:

23.4%


Teacher FTE: 91.9

Student Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Newtown High School:

13.5
State average from 1017 schools:

15.1




1999 Student Enrollment: 1194

White Enrollment: 1162
Black Enrollment: 12
Hispanic Enrollment: 4
Asian Enrollment: 16

White Enrollment (%): 97.3%
Here:

97.3%
State average from 1009 schools:

71.4%
Black Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 1009 schools:

14.0%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 0.3%
Newtown High School:

0.3%
State average from 1009 schools:

11.8%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.3%
This school:

1.3%
State average from 1009 schools:

2.4%


Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 13
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 20

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 1.0%
This school:

1.0%
State average from 965 schools:

24.8%


Teacher FTE: 84.1

Student Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Here:

14.2
State average from 1007 schools:

15.1




1998 Student Enrollment: 1125

White Enrollment: 1092
Black Enrollment: 12
Hispanic Enrollment: 6
Asian Enrollment: 15

White Enrollment (%): 97.1%
Here:

97.1%
State average from 1003 schools:

72.1%
Black Enrollment (%): 1.1%
Here:

1.1%
State average from 1003 schools:

13.8%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 0.5%
Newtown High School:

0.5%
State average from 1003 schools:

11.6%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.3%
Here:

1.3%
State average from 1003 schools:

2.3%


Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 6
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 6

Teacher FTE: 81.2

Student Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Here:

13.9
State average from 999 schools:

15.6




1997 Student Enrollment: 1074

White Enrollment: 1036
Black Enrollment: 8
Hispanic Enrollment: 14
Asian Enrollment: 16

White Enrollment (%): 96.5%
Here:

96.5%
State average from 974 schools:

73.0%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.7%
This school:

0.7%
State average from 974 schools:

13.2%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.3%
This school:

1.3%
State average from 974 schools:

11.1%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.5%
Here:

1.5%
State average from 974 schools:

2.4%


Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 19
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 19

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Newtown High School:

1.0%
State average from 944 schools:

19.1%


Teacher FTE: 79

Student Teacher Ratio: 13.6
Newtown High School:

13.6
State average from 974 schools:

16.1




1996 Student Enrollment: 1085

White Enrollment: 1044
Black Enrollment: 8
Hispanic Enrollment: 12
Asian Enrollment: 21

White Enrollment (%): 96.2%
This school:

96.2%
State average from 939 schools:

74.0%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.7%
Here:

0.7%
State average from 939 schools:

12.7%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.1%
Here:

1.1%
State average from 939 schools:

10.7%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.9%
This school:

1.9%
State average from 939 schools:

2.3%


Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 30
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 30

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 2.0%
Here:

2.0%
State average from 921 schools:

23.2%


Teacher FTE: 77

Student Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Here:

14.1
State average from 939 schools:

15.8




1995 Student Enrollment: 1085

White Enrollment: 1044
Black Enrollment: 8
Hispanic Enrollment: 12
Asian Enrollment: 21

White Enrollment (%): 96.2%
This school:

96.2%
State average from 939 schools:

74.0%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.7%
Here:

0.7%
State average from 939 schools:

12.7%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.1%
Here:

1.1%
State average from 939 schools:

10.7%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.9%
This school:

1.9%
State average from 939 schools:

2.3%


Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 30
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 30

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 2.0%
Here:

2.0%
State average from 921 schools:

23.2%


Teacher FTE: 77

Student Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Here:

14.1
State average from 939 schools:

15.8




1994 Student Enrollment: 992

White Enrollment: 947
Black Enrollment: 8
Hispanic Enrollment: 11
Asian Enrollment: 26

White Enrollment (%): 95.5%
Here:

95.5%
State average from 938 schools:

75.5%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Here:

0.8%
State average from 938 schools:

12.1%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.1%
Here:

1.1%
State average from 938 schools:

9.8%
Asian Enrollment (%): 2.6%
Newtown High School:

2.6%
State average from 938 schools:

2.3%


Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 15
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 15

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 930 schools:

22.3%


Teacher FTE: 71.6

Student Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Here:

13.9
State average from 942 schools:

15.4




1993 Student Enrollment: 930

White Enrollment: 890
Black Enrollment: 9
Hispanic Enrollment: 12
Asian Enrollment: 19

White Enrollment (%): 95.7%
This school:

95.7%
State average from 929 schools:

76.5%
Black Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 929 schools:

11.8%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.3%
Here:

1.3%
State average from 929 schools:

9.3%
Asian Enrollment (%): 2.0%
This school:

2.0%
State average from 929 schools:

2.2%


Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 1
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 1

Teacher FTE: 74.4

Student Teacher Ratio: 12.5
This school:

12.5
State average from 931 schools:

15.2




1992 Student Enrollment: 926

White Enrollment: 886
Black Enrollment: 3
Hispanic Enrollment: 11
Asian Enrollment: 26

White Enrollment (%): 95.7%
Here:

95.7%
State average from 919 schools:

77.1%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.3%
Here:

0.3%
State average from 919 schools:

11.7%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.2%
Newtown High School:

1.2%
State average from 919 schools:

8.8%
Asian Enrollment (%): 2.8%
This school:

2.8%
State average from 919 schools:

2.2%


Races in Newtown High School

Free Lunch Enrollment: 14
Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment: 14

Free Or Discounted Lunch Enrollment (%): 1.0%
This school:

1.0%
State average from 855 schools:

15.3%


Teacher FTE: 72.1

Student Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Here:

12.8
State average from 921 schools:

14.6




1991 Student Enrollment: 947

White Enrollment: 917
Black Enrollment: 9
Hispanic Enrollment: 10
Asian Enrollment: 11

White Enrollment (%): 96.8%
Here:

96.8%
State average from 905 schools:

77.9%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.9%
Here:

0.9%
State average from 905 schools:

11.4%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.1%
Here:

1.1%
State average from 905 schools:

8.4%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.2%
Here:

1.2%
State average from 905 schools:

2.1%


Races in Newtown High School

Teacher FTE: 72.2

Student Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Here:

13.1
State average from 907 schools:

15.3




1990 Student Enrollment: 973

White Enrollment: 951
Black Enrollment: 8
Hispanic Enrollment: 8
Asian Enrollment: 5
American Indian Enrollment: 1

White Enrollment (%): 97.7%
This school:

97.7%
State average from 901 schools:

78.5%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Here:

0.8%
State average from 901 schools:

11.3%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Newtown High School:

0.8%
State average from 901 schools:

8.0%
Asian Enrollment (%): 0.5%
Here:

0.5%
State average from 901 schools:

2.0%
American Indian Enrollment (%): 0.10%
Here:

0.10%
State average from 901 schools:

0.16%


Races in Newtown High School

Teacher FTE: 75.5

Student Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Here:

12.8
State average from 900 schools:

15.1




1989 Student Enrollment: 1117

White Enrollment: 1089
Black Enrollment: 11
Hispanic Enrollment: 8
Asian Enrollment: 9

White Enrollment (%): 97.5%
This school:

97.5%
State average from 896 schools:

79.0%
Black Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 896 schools:

11.1%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 0.7%
Here:

0.7%
State average from 896 schools:

7.8%
Asian Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Newtown High School:

0.8%
State average from 896 schools:

2.0%


Races in Newtown High School

Teacher FTE: 73.6

Student Teacher Ratio: 15.1
This school:

15.1
State average from 896 schools:

15.1




1988 Student Enrollment: 1178

White Enrollment: 1149
Black Enrollment: 11
Hispanic Enrollment: 6
Asian Enrollment: 12

White Enrollment (%): 97.5%
Here:

97.5%
State average from 892 schools:

79.8%
Black Enrollment (%): 0.9%
Here:

0.9%
State average from 892 schools:

10.8%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 0.5%
Here:

0.5%
State average from 892 schools:

7.4%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 892 schools:

1.8%


Races in Newtown High School

Teacher FTE: 85

Student Teacher Ratio: 13.8
Here:

13.8
State average from 891 schools:

15.2




2007 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Statistics - Math:

Met Overall AYP (%): 93.8%
Here:

93.8%
State average from 973 schools:

80.2%

Met Female (%): 94.9%
Here:

94.9%
State average from 928 schools:

80.6%
Met Male (%): 92.6%
Here:

92.6%
State average from 926 schools:

80.3%
Met White (%): 94.3%
This school:

94.3%
State average from 799 schools:

88.9%

Met Non-English Language Learners (%): 93.8%
Here:

93.8%
State average from 971 schools:

81.1%

Met Non-Economically Disadvantaged (%): 93.9%
This school:

93.9%
State average from 846 schools:

86.8%

Met Students with Disabilities (%): 57.6%
Here:

57.6%
State average from 249 schools:

44.2%
Met Students without Disabilities (%): 96.9%
Here:

96.9%
State average from 967 schools:

84.3%




2007 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Statistics - Reading:

Met Overall AYP (%): 91.4%
Here:

91.4%
State average from 974 schools:

73.0%

Met Female (%): 95.4%
Newtown High School:

95.4%
State average from 928 schools:

76.5%
Met Male (%): 87.1%
Here:

87.1%
State average from 925 schools:

70.7%
Met White (%): 91.9%
This school:

91.9%
State average from 798 schools:

83.5%

Met Non-English Language Learners (%): 91.4%
Here:

91.4%
State average from 971 schools:

74.7%

Met Non-Economically Disadvantaged (%): 91.9%
Here:

91.9%
State average from 844 schools:

82.0%

Met Students with Disabilities (%): 52.9%
Here:

52.9%
State average from 251 schools:

38.7%
Met Students without Disabilities (%): 94.8%
Here:

94.8%
State average from 968 schools:

77.9%






2007 Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) Statistics - Mathematics (10th Grade):

Students tested: 417

CAPT Math Results - Newtown High School

CAPT Math Results - Connecticut

Average Scale Score: 272.4
This school:

272.4
State average from 191 schools:

245.5
Scoring Below Basic (%): 2.4%
Newtown High School:

2.4%
State average from 191 schools:

11.7%
Scoring Proficient (%): 93.8%
Here:

93.8%
State average from 191 schools:

74.3%
Scoring Advanced (%): 28.8%
Here:

28.8%
State average from 191 schools:

17.2%




2007 Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) Statistics - Science (10th Grade):

Students tested: 415

CAPT Science Results - Newtown High School

CAPT Science Results - Connecticut

Average Scale Score: 274.9
Here:

274.9
State average from 193 schools:

251.9
Scoring Below Basic (%): 1.7%
Here:

1.7%
State average from 193 schools:

9.2%
Scoring Proficient (%): 95.7%
Here:

95.7%
State average from 193 schools:

78.0%
Scoring Advanced (%): 29.2%
This school:

29.2%
State average from 193 schools:

19.4%








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