Northwestern High School



Northwestern High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwestern 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
9 148
10 117
11 128
12 116

Northwestern High School is a public high school of the Baltimore City Public Schools located in Baltimore, MD. It has 509 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwestern High School is the 183rd largest public high school in Maryland and the 10,651st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.4 to 1.

Total Students: 509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,651st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 183rd out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 181st out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 197th out of 266

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Northwestern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 313
(61%)
12,794
(50%)
 Female 196
(39%)
12,934
(50%)

Northwestern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 446
(88%)
22,568
(88%)
 Hispanic 55
(11%)
1,303
(5%)
 White 7
(1%)
1,445
(6%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
249
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
55
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

Northwestern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 406
(80%)
21,850
(85%)
 Not Eligible 103
(20%)
3,878
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwestern High School is ranked 104th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwestern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 38.5%. 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.

Northwestern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1137
2006 1061
2007 1055
2008 992
2009 948
2010 870
2011 691
2012 711
2013 578
2014 543
2015 509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 16.1
2007 16.9
2008 16.7
2009 15.3
2010 14.5
2011 14.1
2012 N/A
2013 16.8
2014 17.5
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58663148636763
2006 0.5928369462771
2007 0.65118483412322
2008 0.64717741935484
2009 0.81118143459916
2010 0.80114942528736
2011 0.86541244573082
2012 0.76511954992968
2013 0.76643598615917
2014 0.82872928176796
2015 0.79764243614931

Compare Northwestern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 79.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 509 16.4:1  
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Private PK - 12 1,517 6:1 3 miles
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