Newcomb Academy is located in Long Beach, California. An enrollment of 882 students and a student–teacher ratio of 26 students per teacher was reported by the school.
When compared to other schools in California it is above average and has received and a grade of A from The School Review. This school is not ranked in the state or county.
For our grading we use data provided by the schools to the U.S. Department of Education. Grades for safety, academics and learning environment are calculated with these data. The school's overall grade is then computed through a weighted aggregation of those scores. You can read a more detailed description of our grading system on our methodology page.
The academic score for a school is calculated by looking at a number of factors, such as student results on California standardized tests. Newcomb Academy earned a grade of A+ for academics. For this measure, this school is significantly above average when compared to other elementary/middle schools in California.
We use factors including chronic absenteeism, teacher experience, teacher certifications among others to evaluate the learning environment of a school. Newcomb Academy received a grade of B+ for learning environment. For this measure, this school is slightly above average when compared to other elementary/middle schools in California.
A school’s safety score is determined by inspecting factors such as a suspension rates and physical altercations. For safety, Newcomb Academy performs above average when compared to other elementary/middle schools in California and received the grade of A- for this measure.
An overview of the student body of Newcomb Academy is included below. Demographics are not used when evaluating a school.
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In the table below, the closest schools to Newcomb Academy are listed. The School Review's grade for each school is shown to provide easy comparison. To find a complete list of local schools, visit the Long Beach, California schools page.
|School||Overall Grade||Academic Results||Learning Enviroment||School Safety|
|1||Oak Middle School||A+||A+||A||A+|
|2||Furgeson (Venn W.) Elementary School||B-||B-||C||B+|
|3||Hawaiian Elementary School||C||C||C+||A|
|4||Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle School||A+||A+||A+||A+|
|5||Helen Keller Middle School||A+||A+||A-||A+|
At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.