Northwest High School



Northwest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest 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
9 360
10 393
11 348
12 328

Northwest High School is a public high school of the Wichita School District located in Wichita, KS. It has 1,429 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest High School is the 33rd largest public high school in Kansas and the 3,646th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,646th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 33rd out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 290th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 20th out of 339

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Northwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 715
(50%)
6,942
(51%)
 Female 714
(50%)
6,650
(49%)

Northwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 791
(55%)
4,686
(34%)
 Hispanic 235
(16%)
4,347
(32%)
 Black 185
(13%)
2,558
(19%)
 Two or More 156
(11%)
1,086
(8%)
 American Indian 40
(3%)
219
(2%)
 Asian 20
(1%)
664
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
32
(0%)

Northwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 756
(53%)
4,616
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(37%)
7,947
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 143
(10%)
1,029
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest High School is ranked 26th out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.1%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1497
2006 1560
2007 1541
2008 1494
2009 1561
2010 1496
2011 1439
2012 1373
2013 1390
2014 1399
2015 1429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 15.6
2007 19.6
2008 19.4
2009 19.1
2010 18.9
2011 18.4
2012 17.5
2013 18
2014 15.5
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31529726118904
2006 0.29294871794872
2007 0.31862426995457
2008 0.3855421686747
2009 0.39013452914798
2010 0.42580213903743
2011 0.42251563585823
2012 0.4326292789512
2013 0.45107913669065
2014 0.44746247319514
2015 0.47095871238628

Compare Northwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
This School 47.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,429 15.3:1  
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