Newton By The Numbers
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The Newton Community School District (NCSD) is proud to offer families top-notch and best educational choices in Iowa.
We serve approximately 3,000 students (PreK - 12th Grades) enrolled in small class sizes at our seven schools:
Aurora Heights (K - 4)
Emerson Hough (K - 4)
Thomas Jefferson (PreK - 4)
Woodrow Wilson (K - 4)
Berg Middle School (5 - 8)
Newton Senior High School (9 - 12)
WEST Academy (10 - 12)
Check out our School Boundaries Map to find your child's elementary school!
Families new to the Newton Community School District, or returning after ending their enrollment, or after being enrolled in another district, will need to contact the Central Registrar during business hours (Mon-Fri) (7:30 AM - 4:30 PM) to begin the registration process.
Central Registrar: Melinda Robertson (email@example.com) (641.792.5809) (District Office) (Option 2)
This process includes filling out the online registration form and providing the following documentation:
Documentation can be sent electronically or dropped off at the EJH Beard Administration Center (1302 First Avenue West - Newton, Iowa).
For information on re-enrolling a current student through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal, please click here.
Your child's health is important to his/her ability to progress satisfactorily in school and is our main concern. Please call us if we can be of assistance.
Laurie Kramer - Elementary Nurse (AH/EH) - 641.792.3982
Erin Jones - Elementary Nurse (TJ/WW) - 641.792.2498
Jennifer Flake - Middle School Nurse (BMS) - 641.792.7741
Clarissa Bloom - High School Nurse (NHS) - 641.792.5797
HEALTH CHECKLIST & INFORMATION FROM THE SCHOOL NURSE
Click here to download a packet - which contains the necessary forms referenced below, and important information about absences due to illness & our medication policy.
State law requires a certificate of immunization at the time of school enrollment. The immunization card with dates must be at the school before your child will be allowed to attend classes. The school nurse can validate the cards to assure records of immunizations are complete. DUE: August 7, 2023
Kindergarten - dTap, Polio, MMR, and Varicella booster are needed before student starts school
7th Grade - Tdap and Meningococcal are needed before student starts school
12 Grade - 2nd Meningococcal is needed before student starts school
Your child will need to see their doctor for a Kindergarten physical as required by the Newton Community School District. Click on the link below to download a form for your physician to fill out. DUE: August 7, 2023
INITIAL HEALTH INFORMATION FORM
This form helps us get to know your child better and their health history from you. This form is to be filled out by the parent regarding their child's growth and health. This is to be filled out in addition to having the doctor complete the Kindergarten physical form. DUE: August 7, 2023
All Kindergarten and 9th Grade students are required to have a dental screening. Click on the link below to download a form for your local dentist or orthodontist to fill out and sign after your appointment. DUE: October 13, 2023
Certificate of Dental Screening
Vision screenings are a state requirement for Kindergarten and 9th Grade entry. Please call and schedule an appointment with your eye doctor and be sure to mention it is for the kindergarten or 9th grade examination. DUE: October 13, 2023
CHILD ILLNESSES INFORMATION
IDPH - Common Child Illnesses and Exclusion Criteria
Please return in the Immunization Card, Physical, Health Form, Vision Card, and Dental Screening to your child's school of attendance OR the District Office (EJH Beard Administration Center, 1302 First Avenue West)
Follow this link to the Athletics & Activities Registration page, which includes links to required physical forms.
Business Office - District Registrar/Business Office Administrative Assistant
E.J.H. Beard Administration Center
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Whether you’re raising a family, starting a business or building a home — you’ll want to get to know Newton. Our community vision statement is “Newton Shines Bright: Newton is a progressive, family friendly community, a shining star of Central Iowa, and a place to call home.”