Best Public Schools in Newton Grove, NC


The city of Newton Grove, North Carolina is home to 4 schools serving students from elementary through high school, all part of the Sampson County Schools district. While the schools face significant economic challenges, with extremely high free and reduced lunch rates, some standout performers emerge, including Hobbton Elementary and Hobbton Middle.

Hobbton Elementary is a high-performing school, ranking 333 out of 1,502 elementary schools in North Carolina and earning a 4-star rating. The school significantly outperforms the district and state in math and reading proficiency, and has the second-best student-teacher ratio in the district. Meanwhile, Hobbton Middle stands out with the lowest student-teacher ratio in the district and strong performance in 8th grade science.

The racial makeup of the schools varies, with Midway High having a majority white student population and Hobbton High having a majority Hispanic student population. Across all 4 schools, the extremely high free and reduced lunch rates, ranging from 98.55% to 99.6%, indicate significant economic challenges facing the Newton Grove community that will need to be addressed to support student success.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the North Carolina Dept of Public Instruction.

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