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    Newton County Schools

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading - 34%

This is the percentage of students that scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test. Because states implement these tests differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.


Percent Proficient - Math - 32%

This is the percentage of students that scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test. Because states implement these tests differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.


Average Graduation Rate - 83%

This is the percentage of 12th graders who graduated. Because states calculate graduation rates differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.


Average SAT - 1040

Average SAT composite score out of 1600, as reported by Niche users from this school.


Average ACT - 21

Average ACT composite score out of 36, as reported by Niche users from this school.


Popular Colleges

Niche users from this school district are most interested in the following colleges.

     Georgia State University
     University of Georgia
     Georgia Southern University

Students

Diversity:  A-

Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.


Students:  19,709

Gender

  • Female   49%
  • Male        51%

Student Diversity

  • African American                                          54%
  • White                                                             33.3%
  • Hispanic                                                          7.8%
  • Multiracial                                                      3.9%
  • Asian                                                               0.7%
  • Native American                                          0.1%
  • Pacific Islander                                            0.1%


Free or Reduced Lunch - 69.3%

This is the percentage of students who are eligible to receive free or reduced price lunch. Not all eligible students exercise this option, especially at non-traditional schools like online schools.


Newton County Schools Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Most Diverse School Districts in Georgia

44 of 183

Best School Districts for Athletes in Georgia

92 of 183


  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 24 top public schools in Newton County, Georgia, serving 20,354 students.
  • Newton County, GA public schools have a diversity score of 0.45, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.41.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.