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
9 195
10 155
11 115
12 102

Northwest High School is a public high school of the St. Landry Parish School District located in Opelousas, LA. It has 567 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest High School is the 156th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 9,682nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.8 to 1.

Total Students: 567
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.87

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Northwest High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 299
(53%)
2,418
(51%)
 Male 268
(47%)
2,290
(49%)

Northwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 380
(67%)
2,692
(57%)
 White 176
(31%)
1,921
(41%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
46
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
33
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Northwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 383
(68%)
2,924
(62%)
 Not Eligible 126
(22%)
1,433
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(10%)
351
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest High School is ranked 109th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 57.4%. 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 433
2006 421
2007 432
2008 426
2009 479
2010 496
2011 523
2012 567

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 13.9
2007 14.6
2008 12.9
2009 14.1
2010 14.3
2011 17.4
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6743648960739
2006 0.7790973871734
2007 0.72453703703704
2008 0.67840375586854
2009 0.7286012526096
2010 0.79637096774194
2011 0.72848948374761
2012 0.77777777777778

Compare Northwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 77.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northwest High School
Opelousas, LA
Public 09 - 12 567 17.8:1  
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