Technology Support

  • Student and Family Technology Resources

    The district has created the Student and Family Technology Resources webpage  with information for students and families on technology used in Newton Public Schools classrooms.

    NOTE: Please remember to check your "Spam" box as we have reports that some mail messages from NPS are getting flagged as Spam. This means you may miss email updates on NPS happenings, Device pickup, etc.


    2021-22 School Year Device Information

    Letter to Families on the 2021-2022 Student Device Program

    Devices are provided throughout the district for student according to the chart below.

    Grade Span

    Device to be Issued

    Kingarten

    1 iPad for every 2 students. Devices stay in the classroom.

    1-2

    1 iPad for every student. Devices stay primarily in the classroom.

    3-5

    1 Chromebook for every student. Devices stay primarily in the classroom.

    6-12

    1 Chromebook for every student. Grades 6-12 use a take home model where the devices travel with the student from home to school everyday.

     


    Internet Access Support

    The district has a limited supply of WiFi hotspots available to support families without or with poor internet connectivity at home. The WiFi Hotspot can be requested by contacting your child's school. 

    There are also various state and federal programs designed to provide low-cost internet options for families.


    Getting Support with NPS Technology

    Students in need of support with NPS technology should reach out first to their schools / teachers. School staff will redirect as needed to member of the IT department.

    High School Students needing support with a damaged 1:1 device should go to the main office with the damaged device to report the damage and check out a