Northwestern High School



Northwestern High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwestern High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 23
10 23
11 17
12 29

Northwestern High School is a public high school of the Northwestern Community Unit School District 2 located in Palmyra, IL. It has 92 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwestern High School is the 716th largest public high school in Illinois and the 20,742nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.1 to 1.

Total Students: 92
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.89

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Northwestern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 47
(51%)
80
(52%)
 Female 45
(49%)
74
(48%)

Northwestern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 90
(98%)
152
(99%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
2
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwestern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 51
(55%)
82
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 41
(45%)
72
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwestern High School is ranked 687th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwestern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Northwestern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 113
2006 114
2007 112
2008 114
2009 108
2010 105
2011 104
2012 92

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.8
2006 7.6
2007 10.2
2008 10
2009 9.2
2010 8.8
2011 8.7
2012 7.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38053097345133
2006 0.40350877192982
2007 0.5
2008 0.51754385964912
2009 0.4537037037037
2010 0.46666666666667
2011 0.40384615384615
2012 0.44565217391304

Compare Northwestern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
710.0% 7.1:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.6%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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