School Details

Newport Junior High School

30 West Eighth St, Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-3017
NR

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-9 373 students 10 students/teacher (KY avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

21%
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29%
29%
47%
19%
19%
53%
26%
26%
52%

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (KPREP)

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2013-2014, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.
  • This school in 2014
  • Newport Independent School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

32%
32%
42%
29%
29%
54%
35%
35%
64%

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (KPREP)

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2013-2014, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.
  • This school in 2014
  • Newport Independent School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

54%
54%
45%
38%
38%
52%
35%
35%
59%
11%
11%
35%

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (KPREP)

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2013-2014, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.
  • This school in 2014
  • Newport Independent School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

47%
33%
46%
44%
51%
66%
39%
36%
71%
48%
39%
60%
29%
29%
41%

Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT)

In 2010-2011 Kentucky used the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 through 12 in reading, social studies, science, writing, and math. The Elementary School results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for grades 3 through 5 combined for each subject. Middle School results are for grades 6 though 8 combined, and High School results are for grades 10 though 12 combined. The KCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Newport Independent School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Newport Junior High School is a public middle school in Newport. 373 children attend Newport Junior High School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 87% of the 373 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Newport Junior High School is 10:1. Holy Trinity School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 67% 69%
Hispanic 3% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 17% 14%
Multiracial 12% 12%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 84%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 years ago)

    This is a great school the teachers really try hard to teach us whatwe need to learn for our life.

  • (10 years ago)

    I think that this is a great school. Every school has their problems some are worse. I enjoy going to school everyday.

  • (11 years ago)

    newport middle school would be a great school if the students actually had dress codes and dicipline

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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