Newton area has access to full medical, dental and rehabilitative services and enjoys the third highest physician/resident ration in the state! Newton Medical Center is a state-of-the-art facility at the south edge of town, offering a wide range of short-term and acute care as well as highly specialized procedures including MRI’s and CT Scans. Having a first rate medical facility in your backyard provides security and peace-of-mind to residents of a small town. Three additional medical clinics are located within the community to include Axtell Clinic, Newton Professional Group Center and Wichita Clinic-Bethel. There is a cancer treatment facility on the hospital campus as well as a kidney dialysis center and renal treatment specialists close by.
Prairie View, with corporate headquarters located in Newton, offers a complete range of psychiatric and drug and alcohol abuse services for children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Mirror, Inc., a private not-for-profit corporation, provides alcohol and drug abuse services at the Intermediate, Reintegration, Relapse, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient Counseling and Continuing Care Counseling levels. ResCare of Kansas Inc. has a fifty year history of supporting individuals with developmental disabilities and provides a wide array of quality services.
Superb healthcare services and numerous amenities the Newton area provides make us an attractive retirement community for senior citizens. From owning their own home or apartment in a retirement center, to full-service nursing facilities, all levels of care and services are available to residents through four retirement communities in Newton. Additionally, there are a variety of home and community-based services in Newton that support people who wish to remain in their own home. The community Senior Center, Bethel College, Newton Recreation Center and other facilities offer numerous activities to satisfy the recreational and cultural interests of older adults.
Homestead Assisted Living
Kansas Christian Home
Newton’s award winning educational institutions offer a wide array of programs in a hometown environment that is not found in large metropolitan areas. Unified School District #373 is an award winning school system which serves more than 3500 students in the Newton area. This includes Newton, North Newton, Walton and surrounding rural areas. Annually, Newton High School graduates classes averaging about 350. Newton community’s strong support for public schools provides the best possible future for the youth of the area. Children with disabilities from birth through age 21 are offered a wide range of programs from total regular education integration to placement in separate facilities. The Parents as Teachers education program is designed for families with children ages birth to three years; and is focused on supporting parents as their child’s first teacher.
The district encourages participation in statewide journalism, speech, debate, music, drama, fine arts and athletic programs and also offers a comprehensive vocational-technical education program. Newton elementary school classrooms currently are limited to 25 students to ensure quality individualized instruction. Two private/parochial schools in Newton also offer excellent educational opportunities as an alternative to public education.
In addition to the primary and secondary education programs, the Newton area offers a private four-year college in North Newton. Known for its tradition of academic excellence, Bethel College rings first among colleges in Kansas for the percentage of graduates who go on to earn a doctorate degree. Bethel is also the only college in Kansas named to the John Templeton Foundation’s Honor Roll for Character Building Colleges. The Hutchinson Community College also maintains an outreach campus in Newton.
Newton Public Library has served the community for more than 110 years. Books, toys, videos, newspapers, works of art, magazines, audio books, large-print books and cassette tapes are available for checkout. Services include preschool story times, summer reading activities and programs for young people, reference and information, interlibrary loan, Talking Books, Dial-A-Story, Internet and book delivery to area nursing homes and homebound senior citizens.
Banks & Credit Unions
Citizen's State Bank
Central National Bank
Bank of the West
Community National Bank & Trust
White Eagle Credit Union
Midland National Bank
Primary Residential Mortgage
American Family Insurance - Edd Wallace
American Family Insurance - Ken Hall
Charlsen Insurance Agency, INC
Combined Insurance Co.
Conrade Insurance Group
Fuqua Ruth Typer Insurance
Hosford Agency, INC
Krueger Insurance Management, INC
Miller Insurance Agency, INC
State Farm Insurance - Todd Barnes
Farm Bureau Financial Services - Matthew Steventon
Farm Bureau Financial Services - Jason High
Midwest Land Specialties
Re/max Associates - Alex Carbajal
Newton Area Board of Realtors
PO Box 431
Newton, KS 67114