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The mission of Newtown High School is to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of students. Our goal is to establish a nurturing environment where students from diverse backgrounds and ability levels will successfully make the transition from freshman to seniors who are college and career ready.
We will provide an enriching, individualized and valuable high school experience, and set a precedent for academic excellence from the ninth grade to ensure that our students’ journey throughout high school is successful. Through our devotion to each student’s myriad needs, we will foster an environment of high expectations and a love of learning that will propel them through high school and beyond.

Latest News

College Board Recognizes Newtown HS for Female Diversity in Computer Science

(from the College Board)
Congratulations! Your school, Newtown High School, has earned the College Board's AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for expanding young women’s access to both AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principles. This award acknowledges 1,105 schools for their work toward equal gender representation during the 2021-22 school year. Yours is one of only 64 schools to be recognized for achieving this important result in both courses.


Chinese Club

Time: 3:30 PM – 5 PM
Location: Room 250
Principal Ficalora beside historical fire place.

Principal’s Message

We will provide a safe a respectful environment in which staff, students, parents and community can work collaboratively to foster personal, social and academic growth. Together we will address new performance standards and provide the resources for all students, including English Language Learners, those who need Instructional Support and high achieving students, to meet high standards of excellence and be armed with the skills necessary to meet 21st century challenges and to be life-long learners and productive members of society.