ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
J. Larry Newton Elementary School
9761 County Road 32
Fairhope, Al 36532
J. Larry Newton Elementary School is located along the eastern shore of Mobile Bay in beautiful Baldwin County just a few miles south of Fairhope, Alabama. The rural community is a tight-knit, family oriented environment which has high standards for academic excellence.
J. Larry Newton Elementary School serves approximately 640 students and is economically and demographically diverse. In 2013, our school met requirements to receive Title I funding and currently approximately 46% of our population are eligible for free/reduced lunch. J. Larry Newton is the only Title I school in the Fairhope feeder pattern. Our demographics include 81% Caucasian, 6% African American, 9% Hispanic, 3% Multi-Race, and less than 1% American Indian/Alaskan Native/Asian/Pacific Islander.
Newton Faculty and Staff consists of seventy-five employees. The faulty also consists of one principal and part-time assistant principal. We employ one counselor, a speech pathologist, three special education teachers that use the inclusion model.
The mission of J. Larry Newton School is to educate and motivate students to become life-long learners and effective citizens. In partnership with the community, we will provide a challenging curriculum in a safe environment.
At J. Larry Newton, we believe everyone can learn and all learners are unique and have value. We believe that learning is a life-long process. We also believe that expectations affect outcomes and that problem solving is essential for improvement. We believe that education is a shared responsibility between families, students, and the school faculty. We also believe that responsibilities accompany rights. Lastly, everyone needs a positive role model and needs to feel safe and secure.