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Facts and Figures

  • Number of Schools
                3 Elementary Schools
                      Shuford Elementary School - Blended Learning
                      South Newton Elementary School - Leader in Me
                      North Newton Elementary School - Dual-Language Immersion and Global Awareness
                1 Middle School
                      STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
                      Problem Based Learning
                2 High Schools
                     N-CHS - Comprehensive
                     Discovery High School - Project-based Learning
                     The Summit - Early College Credit Academy (available to Juniors and Seniors from both high schools)
                1 Special Needs School
 
  • Student Enrollment for 2017 -  2018 (In process)
              Grades K - 5
              Grades 6 - 8
              Grades 9 - 12
              Total
 
  • Student Ethnic Distribution for 2017 -  2018 
              White - 48%
               African-American - 13%
               Asian - 6%
               Hispanic - 26%
               Other - 7% 
 
  • High School Graduates
            Newton-Conover High School Class of 2017 graduated 206 students, with a scholarship total of  $5,077,802 
            Discovery High School Class of 2017 graduated 51 students, with a scholarship total of  $7,062,808
 
  • We are Future-Seekers
                93.5 Graduation Rate in 2015 - 2016
                97.1 Graduation Rate in 2014 - 2015
                             (Highest in NC History)
                92% of graduates continue on to post-secondary education
                  7% of graduates enter the workforce
                  1% of graduates enter the military
                55% of graduates earn scholarships
 
                5th Lowest Dropout Rate in NC, 2015 - 2016
                4th Highest Graduation Rate in NC, 2015 - 2016
                5th Best of 115 NC Districts at Recruiting and Hiring Experienced Educators