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Catawba County Schools
  • NEWTON, NC

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade A minus
  7. Sports
    grade C+
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Catawba County Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in NEWTON, NC. It has 15,494 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 54% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
54%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1170
429 responses
Average ACT
24
549 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
15,494
Free or Reduced Lunch
51.4%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,773
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.7%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$10,315 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    6%

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$68,516
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$874
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$160,500
National
$281,900

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