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Joe E Newsome High School

16550 Fishawk Boulevard
Lithia, FL 33547
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Phone: (813) 740-4600
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History of School's Grade
Education Levels 9th - 12th
Number of Students in 2005 1,539
Ethnic Breakdown of Students
10% were economically disadvantaged
1% were English language learners

FCAT Scores Average of 9th - 10th graders scoring in Achievement Level 3 and above

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National Ranking  (FCAT NRT) The national average is 50%

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Teachers & Staff Info from 2005

Breakdown of School StaffTeacher's Highest Degree
School District
Average years of experience 10 11
Teachers with advanced degrees 44% 33%

Students Info from 2005

School District
Percent of students in programs for students with disabilities 6.6% 11.7%
Percent of students absent for 21+ days 8% 15.5%
Number of incidents of crime & violence 104 2,284
Percent of students who served in-school suspensions 15.8% 24.6%
Percent of students who served out-of-school suspensions 10.4% 8.5%