At the meeting of the Newport Board of School Directors held on August 9, 2016, the Board approved a Satisfactory evaluation for Superintendent Mr. Neuhard for the 2015-2016 school year. The School Board is required to rank the evaluation as satisfactory or unsatisfactory. On behalf of the Board of School Directors, Mr. Ewing stated "We are highly supportive of Mr. Neuhard".
The Board of School Directors is required to post the mutually agreed to objective performance standards contained in the superintendent's contract on the school district's publicly accessible internet website. Upon completion of the annual performance assessment, the Board of School Directors is required to post the date of the assessment and whether or not the District Superintendent has met the agreed to objective performance standards on the school district's publicly accessible internet website. Posted are Mr. Neuhard's performance targets.