Northwestern Jr High School



Northwestern Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwestern Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 38
8 24
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwestern Jr High School is a public high school of the Northwestern Community Unit School District 2 located in Palmyra, IL. It has 62 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 62
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.71

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Northwestern Jr High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 33
(53%)
80
(52%)
 Female 29
(47%)
74
(48%)

Northwestern Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 62
(100%)
152
(99%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwestern Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 31
(50%)
72
(47%)
 Not Eligible 31
(50%)
82
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Northwestern Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 49
2006 55
2007 66
2008 55
2009 43
2010 41
2011 51
2012 62

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.5
2006 55
2007 66
2008 9.2
2009 7.2
2010 6.8
2011 8.5
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40816326530612
2006 0.58181818181818
2007 0.60606060606061
2008 0.41818181818182
2009 0.51162790697674
2010 0.53658536585366
2011 0.62745098039216
2012 0.5

Compare Northwestern Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.0%
 

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