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District Report Card on the Kansas Department of Education website

District Staff

  • USD 373 is the largest employer in Newton and the second largest employer in Harvey County with a work force of 800 employees and 600 FTE.
  • More than half of USD 373 teachers have a Masters degree or above.
  • 100% of teachers are designated as “highly qualified” as defined by the Kansas Department of Education.
  • In the past few years, the district has produced 5 Kansas Horizon Award winners, two Kansas Ag Teachers of the Year, National Gymnastics Coach of the Year, Kansas Foreign Language Teacher of the Year, Kansas CTE Director of the Year, Kansas Business Office Administrator of the Year, and several state coaches of the year, including Volleyball, Tennis, Track, Cross Country and Debate/Forensics.

Extracurricular Activities:

Competitive sports available include Bowling, Football*, Volleyball*, Cross Country*, Tennis*, Girls and Boys Basketball*, Wrestling*, Gymnastics, Swimming, Girls and Boys Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Golf, and Track and Field*.

Activities available include Cheerleading, Railiners Dance Team, Azteca Dancers, Debate, Forensics, FFA, Drama, Music (Vocal*, Band*, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Orchestra*), Odyssey of the Mind, Science Olympiad* and Model U.N.

*Indicates sport/activity available at Middle School and High School

Newton Public Schools - USD 373
308 East 1st St.
Newton, KS 67114

Phone: 316-284-6200
Fax: 316-284-6207

Joni Jantz - Admin. Assistant
Sherry Unruh - Communications/Web Editor