Arkansas Newton County Public Schools

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Newton County was formed in 1842 and named for Thomas W. Newton, an Arkansas congressman. The Choctaw Indians once lived in the hill country. The landscapes of Newton County are the rugged and mountainous Ozark Mountains. The Ozark National Forest provides wilderness hiking, backpacking, camping, and hunting. The Buffalo National River, the nation’s first federally protected river, is one of the last free-flowing streams in mid-America and offers clear blue water for fishing and canoeing along the towering limestone bluffs. The county seat is Jasper where the county courthouse is located. As of the 2000 census, Newton County had a population of 8,608 residents.

Newton County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 823.0 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 10.0 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 47.3%. On the 2000 census form, 98.7% of the population reported only one race, with 0.1% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.1% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.44 persons compared to an average family size of 2.94 persons.

In 2008 educational services was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $25,822. Per capita income grew by 33.1% 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) 8,191 Covered Employment 1,100
Growth (%) since 1990 6.8% Average wage per job $22,332
Households (2000) 3,500 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 6.2%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 3,510 Average wage per job $26,946
Unemployment Rate (2009) 7.3 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 1.9%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $23,875 Average wage per job $28,905
Median Household Income (2008) $29,273 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 2.0%
Poverty Rate (2008) 23.3 Average wage per job $35,366
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 70.2 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 11.8 Average wage per job D

1. DEER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 56, Deer, AR 72628
Phone: (870) 428-5287
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 135
Grades: PK-6

2. DEER HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 56, Deer, AR 72628
Phone: (870) 428-5288
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 105
Grades: 7-12

3. JASPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 446, Jasper, AR 72641
Phone: (870) 446-5320
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 268
Grades: KG-6

4. JASPER HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 446, Jasper, AR 72641
Phone: (870) 446-2223
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 245
Grades: 7-12

5. MOUNT JUDEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 40, Mount Judea, AR 72655
Phone: (870) 434-5362
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 105
Grades: PK-6

6. MOUNT JUDEA HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 40, Mount Judea, AR 72655
Phone: (870) 434-5362
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 77
Grades: 7-12

7. WESTERN GROVE ELEM. SCHOOL
Address: 300 School St, Western Grove, AR 72685
Phone: (870) 429-5215
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 129
Grades: KG-6

8. WESTERN GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 300 School St, Western Grove, AR 72685
Phone: (870) 429-5215
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 111
Grades: 7-12