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
9 368
10 344
11 317
12 344

Northwest High School is a public high school of the Wichita School District located in Wichita, KS. It has 1,373 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest High School is the 31st largest public high school in Kansas and the 3,779th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,373
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.6

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Northwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 700
(51%)
6,813
(51%)
 Female 673
(49%)
6,583
(49%)

Northwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 820
(60%)
4,978
(37%)
 Hispanic 219
(16%)
3,925
(29%)
 Black 148
(11%)
2,452
(18%)
 Two or More 127
(9%)
1,095
(8%)
 American Indian 31
(2%)
235
(2%)
 Asian 23
(2%)
693
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
18
(0%)

Northwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 779
(57%)
4,491
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 439
(32%)
7,636
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 155
(11%)
1,269
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest High School is ranked 28th out of 0 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.3%) 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

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

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

Compare Northwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,309.6% 13.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
This School 43.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,373 17.5:1  
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