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South Newton Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (828) 464-4061

306 West I Street

Newton, North Carolina


About South Newton Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

South Newton Elementary is one of 7 schools in the Newton Conover City Schools district of North Carolina.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 367 students from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at South Newton Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $40,789, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of $41,603.

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Local Area
Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
South Newton Elementary 367$8,61114$40,7890.68
Newton-Conover High (1.67 miles) 799$8,20115$41,3850.66
Discovery High School (1.78 miles) 247$6,58018$34,2520.48
Startown Elementary (2.37 miles) 528$7,52516$40,6390.48
North Newton Elementary (2.41 miles) 488$8,21215$36,3460.70
Conover Special Education (3.28 miles) 108$30,62680.57

South Newton Elementary

Number of pupils367
Funding per pupil$8,611
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$40,789
Diversity index0.68

Newton-Conover High (1.67 miles)

Number of pupils799
Funding per pupil$8,201
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$41,385
Diversity index0.66

Discovery High School (1.78 miles)

Number of pupils247
Funding per pupil$6,580
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$34,252
Diversity index0.48

Startown Elementary (2.37 miles)

Number of pupils528
Funding per pupil$7,525
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$40,639
Diversity index0.48

North Newton Elementary (2.41 miles)

Number of pupils488
Funding per pupil$8,212
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$36,346
Diversity index0.70

Conover Special Education (3.28 miles)

Number of pupils108
Funding per pupil$30,626
Pupils per teacher8
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.57
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Rankings within North Carolina
There are 2,655 schools in North Carolina. Rankings don't always go up to 2,655 because some schools have missing data.
1880thlargest school
1855thhighest number of FTE teachers
891stlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1406thhighest average teaching salary
977thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
587thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
347thhighest diversity index
1060thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 5th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 185 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 185 days

12th Grade: 185 days

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