Northwest Community High School



Northwest Community High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest Community 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
9 257
10 188
11 170
12 123
UG 6

Northwest Community High School is a public high school of the Indianapolis Public Schools located in Indianapolis, IN. It has 744 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest Community High School is the 158th largest public high school in Indiana and the 7,876th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 744
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 56
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,876th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 158th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 76th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 114th out of 424

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Northwest Community High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 403
(54%)
4,001
(53%)
 Female 341
(46%)
3,588
(47%)

Northwest Community High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 433
(58%)
4,249
(56%)
 Hispanic 220
(30%)
1,957
(26%)
 White 50
(7%)
1,011
(13%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
312
(4%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
47
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Northwest Community High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 456
(61%)
4,867
(64%)
 Not Eligible 275
(37%)
2,479
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
243
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest Community High School is ranked 102nd out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest Community High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.0%) is higher than the state average of 44.0%. 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 Community High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1335
2006 1115
2007 950
2008 920
2009 815
2010 837
2011 839
2012 1191
2013 855
2014 789
2015 744

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 N/A
2007 14.6
2008 14.6
2009 15.4
2010 17.3
2011 11.2
2012 13.5
2013 12.7
2014 12.1
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69438202247191
2006 0.752466367713
2007 0.78947368421053
2008 0.79673913043478
2009 0.79509202453988
2010 0.81481481481481
2011 0.77949940405244
2012 0.7103274559194
2013 0.8187134502924
2014 0.69455006337136
2015 0.63037634408602

Compare Northwest Community High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 63.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 744 13.3:1  
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