Northwest Junior High School



Northwest Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 308
8 309
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwest Junior High School is a public high school of the Iowa City Community School District located in Coralville, IA. It has 617 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 617
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.22

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Northwest Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 311
(50%)
2,913
(51%)
 Female 306
(50%)
2,797
(49%)

Northwest Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(50%)
3,440
(60%)
 Black 155
(25%)
1,058
(19%)
 Asian 75
(12%)
330
(6%)
 Hispanic 44
(7%)
593
(10%)
 Two or More 33
(5%)
266
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Northwest Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 381
(62%)
3,813
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 203
(33%)
1,669
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(5%)
228
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Northwest Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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.

Northwest Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 924
2006 618
2007 610
2008 620
2009 615
2010 626
2011 637
2012 643
2013 678
2014 633
2015 617

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.6
2007 15.1
2008 15.5
2009 15.5
2010 15.5
2011 15.8
2012 15.6
2013 16.1
2014 16.3
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21103896103896
2006 0.24757281553398
2007 0.26393442622951
2008 0.30483870967742
2009 0.32520325203252
2010 0.31150159744409
2011 0.26530612244898
2012 0.30015552099533
2013 0.33628318584071
2014 0.33807266982622
2015 0.38249594813614

Compare Northwest Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
This School 38.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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