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4801 90th St

Elmhurst, NY 11373

(718) 595-8400

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,650

Students Per Teacher: 8

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16 Parent Reviews for Newtown High School

I really like this school as a student, I am currently enrolled at Newtown High School. I have heard many people say it's a bad school, however its not so bad. The teachers at Newtown teach the same way as a teacher at someother school. I am doing great academically at this school and this school offers ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/17/14

I attended this school in 2013 and had so much fun. The school deserves to get this money.

Posted by a student on 04/17/14

This School is a really great school. I enjoyed my time here and in fact i have grew to be a very responsible person because of this school pushing me in the right direction! The teachers were excellent!

Posted by a other on 04/03/12

In perspective, the school had over 5000 students in the '90's N now it has less than 3000==> it's not so crowded. However, when there are so many people in a 1 block radius there are incidents N yet there are plenty of days with no incidents. The majority of the students have English as a second language ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 11/24/11

This school might have been great once upon a time, but, that is no longer the case. Sad to say, the school is crowded and a vast majority of the students are ruthless. They disrespect the teachers which makes it difficult to grasp what is being taught or said by the teachers. It can be a little overwhelming ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/21/10

I completely agree!!!! So sad when you have a school that has wonderful programs put in place so that a child can excel and yet, there is no appreciation. Simply put, some children need to get their priorities straight and I believe tht is the problem. I have visited the school many times and am saddened ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/05/10

this school is bad people fight there are drugs and some kids dont want to learn. many kids just are rude and disrespectfull towards everyone i wouldnt recommend it. besides it would be great if they closed this school down to prevent dangerouse people from being around normal kids.

Posted by a student on 03/04/10

Im a sophmore at Newtown and it happens to be a pretty decent school despite what others have to say about it . There is almost no violence at this school and it is a pretty safe learning enviornment . There is probably some gang affiliation but i have yet to see this . This is new york city in almost ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/27/09

This school is horrible.. i came from florida to think i was going to attend a decent public school, but boy was i wrong.. the teachers have no discipline, a lot of gangs,no safety, student skip anytime, and the teaching is horrible, i will never reccomend this school to anyone, move your kids to florida ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/21/09

This school has different ethnic groups its is easy for anyone to fit in. At this school it is all up to the student, if the student wants to acieve goals and works hard for them, the student definitely can suceed. You cant blame the school or the teachers, you can only blame the wrong students. There ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/24/09

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Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Newtown High School
New York City Public Schools
New York
* In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Elmhurst schools — Newtown High School is located at 4801 90th St, Elmhurst NY 11373. 4801 90th St is in the 11373 ZIP code in Elmhurst, NY The school district for Newtown High School is the New York City Public Schools. Newtown High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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