Northwood High School



Northwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwood High School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 39
1 54
2 50
3 62
4 60
5 59
6 73
7 58
8 66
9 58
10 48
11 42
12 49

Northwood High School is a public high school of the Rapides Parish School District located in Lena, LA. It has 757 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Northwood High School is the 116th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 7,757th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 757
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.08

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Northwood High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 393
(52%)
5,177
(50%)
 Female 364
(48%)
5,199
(50%)

Northwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 444
(59%)
6,218
(60%)
 Black 283
(37%)
3,566
(34%)
 American Indian 13
(2%)
92
(1%)
 Hispanic 11
(1%)
346
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
29
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
123
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Northwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 538
(71%)
5,949
(57%)
 Not Eligible 172
(23%)
3,638
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(6%)
789
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwood High School is ranked 63rd out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.5%. 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.

Northwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 753
2006 727
2007 694
2008 749
2009 803
2010 826
2011 822
2012 751
2013 734
2014 746
2015 757

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.9
2007 13.3
2008 14.1
2009 15.1
2010 16
2011 15.9
2012 14.1
2013 14.1
2014 14.5
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78353253652058
2006 0.77303988995873
2007 0.78530259365994
2008 0.7716955941255
2009 0.81320049813201
2010 0.74455205811138
2011 0.80048661800487
2012 0.77762982689747
2013 0.8133514986376
2014 0.83914209115282
2015 0.77278731836196

Compare Northwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 77.3%
 

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