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Georgia Newton County Public Schools

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County Profile

Incorporated: November 30, 1858

Population: 236,517

Total Area: 142.6 Square miles

Cities and Towns

• Covington (County Seat)

• Mansfield
• Newborn
• Porterdale
• Oxford

Newton County was created in 1821 from parts of Henry, Jasper and Walton counties. Georgia's 53rd county is named for Revolutionary War hero, John Newton.

Covington has been known as the Hollywood of the South due to the number of movies and television shows filmed there. In the Heat of the Night , a long running television show, spent its eight years in Covington while filming. The Dukes of Hazards was another prime time show that began its television series in the county.

Newton County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 276.4 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 361.6 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 135.9%. On the 2000 census form, 99.0% of the population reported only one race, with 22.2% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.77 persons compared to an average family size of 3.14 persons.

In 2008 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $49,292. Per capita income declined by 10.5% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

 

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 99,944 Covered Employment 21,441
   Growth (%) since 1990 139.1%    Average wage per job $36,563
Households (2000) 21,997 Manufacturing - % all jobs in County 23.1%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 46,983    Average wage per job $49,292
Unemployment Rate (2009) 11.7 Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County 0.6%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $24,918    Average wage per job $44,965
Median Household Income (2008) $54,286 Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County 9.3%
Poverty Rate (2008) 11.7    Average wage per job $35,670
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 74.7 Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County 1.8%
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 14.5    Average wage per job $43,959

 

 

1. ALCOVY HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 14567 Highway 36, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 784-4995 Newton County
Enrollment: 1,635
Grades: 9-12

2. CHALLENGE CHARTER ACADEMY
Address: 8134 Geiger St NW, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 784-9310
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 101
Grades: 6-12

3. CLEMENTS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 66 Jack Neely Rd, Covington, GA 30016
Phone: (770) 784-2934
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 700
Grades: 6-8

4. COUSINS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 8187 Carlton Trl NW, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 786-7311
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 1,026
Grades: 6-8

5. CROSSROADS PSYCHOED CENTER
Address: 2109 Newton Drive, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 787-1330
County: Newton County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

6. EAST NEWTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 2286 Dixie Rd, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 784-2973
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 658
Grades: PK-5

7. EASTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 10245 By Pass Rd, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 784-2920
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 1,404
Grades: 9-12

8. FAIRVIEW THEME SCHOOL
Address: 3325 Fairview Rd, Covington, GA 30016
Phone: (770) 784-2959
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 937
Grades: PK-5

9. FICQUETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 2207 Williams St NE, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 786-2636
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 921
Grades: PK-5

10. HEARD-MIXON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 14110 Highway 36, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 784-2980
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 506
Grades: PK-5

11. INDIAN CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 11051 By Pass Rd, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 385-6453
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 1,238
Grades: 6-8

12. LIVINGSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 3657 Highway 81 S, Covington, GA 30016
Phone: (770) 784-2930
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 669
Grades: PK-5

13. MANSFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 45 E Third Ave, Mansfield, GA 30055
Phone: (770) 784-2948
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 522
Grades: PK-5

14. MIDDLE RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 11649 By Pass Rd, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 385-6463
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 624
Grades: PK-5

15. NEW ELEMENTARY FACILITY #2
Address: 5335 Salem Road, Covington, GA 30016
Phone: (678) 342-5907
County: Newton County
Enrollment: N/A 0

16. NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 140 Ram Dr, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 787-2250
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 2,149
Grades: 9-12

17. OAK HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 6243 Highway 212, Covington, GA 30016
Phone: (770) 385-6906
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 772
Grades: PK-5

18. PALMER STONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1110 Emory St, Oxford, GA 30054
Phone: (770) 784-2969
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 745
Grades: PK-5

19. PORTERDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 45 Ram Dr, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 784-2928
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 606
Grades: PK-5

20. PROJECT ADVENTURE, INC.
Address: 396 Elks Club Rd, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 783-9310
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 34
Grades: 6-12

21. ROCKY PLAINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 5300 Highway 162 S, Covington, GA 30016
Phone: (770) 784-4987
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 943
Grades: PK-5

22. SHARP LEARNING CENTER #3
Address: 3135 Newton Drive, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 787-3010
County: Newton County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

23. SOUTH SALEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 5335 Salem Rd, Covington, GA 30016
Phone: (770) 787-1330
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 824
Grades: PK-5

24. VETERANS MEMORIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 13357 Brown Bridge Rd, Covington, GA 30016
Phone: (770) 385-6893
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 1,397
Grades: 6-8

25. WALNUT GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 460 Highway 81 SW, Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 784-0023
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 543
Grades: PK-5

26. WEST NEWTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 13387 Brown Bridge Rd, Covington, GA 30016
Phone: (770) 385-6472
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 904
Grades: PK-5


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