NEWTOWN HIGH SCHOOL

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4801 90TH ST
ELMHURST, NY 11373
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Phone: 718-595-8400
School Information
  • School Rating: 1
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: New York City Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 22:1
  • Students/Grade: 412.5
  • Number Students: 1650
  • Number Teachers: 200
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr John Ficalora
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
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  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (1005 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (26 Reviews)
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    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2015-12-01
    "There many teachers who I'll go out their way to help students that struggle not only teachers put the whole school for example they have Saturday school where kids who are struggling come in and get help from.teachers on subjects also if they don't have time to go to Saturday school there are certain days where teachers stay afterschool to help students. A lot of teachers in this school have high expectations from.there students."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2015-12-01
    "Many parents care about their child and also the success of other teens from these school. Also the parents see other students achievements which help them motivate their own children to do good in school."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2015-11-01
    "When I had to pick a high school to go to when I first moved here in the US, I just chose the closest school without checking the quality of eduction I would be getting. This school was Newtown and it was a decision that I mostly regret. I am a relatively high-achieving student, and the opportunities that are offered in this school are somewhat lacking. There are few actual classes that I can take that would challenge me and show my potential. They do not offer many AP classes either. The normal classes are often filled with less than satisfactory students who do not care about high school as much as they should, and that often gets in the way of those who actually want to succeed. I believe this to be partly because the teachers fail to motivate and/or challenge the students to do and aim for more. Another thing that bothers me is that they aren't very strict in their rules and regulations. They are very lenient towards the students, leaving next to no room to mold them into better people. Some kids completely disregard the rules, cutting class and ignoring the dress code and challenging the authorites and even smoking in the campus. They are somewhat disorganized. The way they take attendance leaves quite a window for error. My first few weeks during my junior year, my schedule had so many problems that I got passed around class to class to class. It was a troublesome situation, and my schedule only got finalized around October. Although, I would be lying when I say I hate this school. It isn't entirely bad; it has good points as well. For example, Newtown High School is the most culturally diverse high school in all of New York City. Considering the demographics of the city, this is quite a big deal. This gives the school a lot of diversity and representation. I also noticed that there is no racism in this school, maybe because of this fact. Newtown also has quite a nice campus. It has a lot of tutoring opportunies and extracurricular activities. It has"
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2015-10-01
    "I used to hate this school when I was a freshman. But, when freshman year was over I actually loved it. My favorite experience in Newtown was when I got invited to go to events by my SLC. Another would be that all the teachers I met, I've develop a good relationship with. The school is unique for its diversity and some celebrities that have graduated from there (Zoe Saldana). If I was able to choose this high school again, I would and do everything all over again. I made such great friends, welcomed new people, and developed positive relationships with the teachers."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2015-05-01
    "My favorite part of this school was the music program. It was the precursor that began my passion towards my BA in General Music and Minor in Production and Film scoring in college."
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