Newton-Conover High School

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Newton-Conover High School
338 West 15th Street
Newton, NC 28658

United States
Type Public
School district Newton-Conover City Schools
Superintendent Dr. David Stegall
Principal Chris Penley[1]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment under 800 (2010–2011)
Color(s) Red, Black, and White
Athletics conference NCHSAA Catawba Valley 2A-3A
Team name Red Devils

Newton-Conover High School (NCHS) est.1775 is a public secondary school located in Newton, North Carolina. It is the larger of two high schools in the Newton-Conover City Schools system (the other being the Discovery High School of Newton-Conover ).[2]

NCHS has many notable alumni, including NASCAR Nextel Cup Champion and two-time Daytona 500 winner Dale Jarrett; surgeon and NASCAR commentator Dr. Jerry Punch; Former NFL tight end Dante Finger and NASCAR owner, crew chief commentator Andy Petree,

NCHS also has notable staff members including Andrea Stinson NC State Hall of Fame Recipient and WNBA player (WNBA)


  • African American: 17%
  • American Indian: <1%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Hispanic: 20%
  • Multi: 6%
  • White: 51%

State Championships[edit]

Football (2008), boys' varsity golf (2013, 2014, 2015), boys' soccer (2007, 2014), boys' varsity tennis (2013), women's volleyball (2011), wrestling (2013, 2014, 2016)

CVAC Championships[edit]

Boy's basketball (2013), football (2013), golf (2013, 2014), soccer (2013, 2014), boys' varsity tennis (2013), girls' varsity tennis (2013), volleyball (2013) (2014), wresting (2013, 2014)

Notable Facts[edit]

  • 5th lowest dropout rate in NC
  • 4th highest graduation rate in NC
  • 5th best of 115 NC District at recruiting and hiring experienced educators
  • Holds the No. 1 highest graduation rate in NC and in state history

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Newton-Conover High School website". Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Newton-Conover City Schools website". Retrieved 4 October 2011. 

Coordinates: 35°40′40″N 81°13′29″W / 35.6779°N 81.2246°W / 35.6779; -81.2246