Newton Local Schools

Newton Local Schools

COMMUNITY

Pleasant Hill is a community of approximately 1200 people located in southwest central Ohio.

It is in Miami County 7 miles west of Troy and I- 75 and 25 miles north of I-70 on Route 48.

Pleasant Hill is in Newton Township and has a strong rural tradition. The community is a strong supporter of the schools in all activities.

SCHOOL

Type: 4 year public offering advanced courses, college prep, and general

Curricula. Vocational students attend the Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua, Ohio.

Accreditation: Ohio Department of Education

Athletic: Ohio High School Athletic Association – Boys: Division IV in all sports; Girls: Division IV in all sports. NHS is a member of the Cross County Conference (CCC) along with Ansonia, Arcanum, Bethel, Bradford, Covington, Franklin-Monroe, Miami East, Mississinawa Valley, National Trail, Tri County North, and Twin Valley South

Enrollment: 165 (approximate) – Average Graduating Class Size 40-45

Teaching Faculty: 22 Classroom Teachers

Calendar: Two semesters/four 9-week grading periods. The school day is from 7:55 a.m.-2:41 p.m. Classes are 44 minutes in length. Lab classes are double periods.

COLLEGE INFORMATION

ACT Core Composite: 22.2 Graduates to a 2-year college: 20%

Graduates to a 4-year college: 40% Graduates to the military: 3-5%

NHS students typically attend many of the state’s public and private institutions. Recently, NHS graduates have chosen The Ohio State University, Bowling Green State University, Wright State University, and Edison Community College. NHS students also are attending Capital University, Morehead State University, Ohio University, University of Dayton, and Sinclair Community College..

NHS has a proud tradition of graduates excelling in their chosen field and making significant positive impact on the communities in which they live. One such NHS graduate, Dr. Roy J. Plunkett, Class of 1927, is credited as inventor of Teflon fluorocarbon resin.