Northwood High School



Northwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwood 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
9 510
10 433
11 309
12 327

Northwood High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County Public Schools located in Silver Spring, MD. It has 1,579 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwood High School is the 47th largest public high school in Maryland and the 3,039th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,579
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 104.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,039th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 47th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 122nd out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 40th out of 266

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Northwood High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 790
(50%)
23,774
(51%)
 Female 789
(50%)
22,506
(49%)

Northwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 833
(53%)
12,578
(27%)
 Black 389
(25%)
10,228
(22%)
 White 218
(14%)
14,796
(32%)
 Asian 99
(6%)
6,634
(14%)
 Two or More 38
(2%)
1,963
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
69
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Northwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 783
(50%)
33,572
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 643
(41%)
10,504
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 153
(10%)
2,204
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwood High School is ranked 28th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.4%) is slightly 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.

Northwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 722
2006 1016
2007 1264
2008 1323
2009 1397
2010 1420
2011 1453
2012 1488
2013 1497
2014 1585
2015 1579

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 15.1
2007 14.3
2008 16
2009 15.7
2010 15.7
2011 16.5
2012 15.9
2013 16
2014 15.5
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24238227146814
2006 0.29035433070866
2007 0.30379746835443
2008 0.31443688586546
2009 0.3328561202577
2010 0.36830985915493
2011 0.4280798348245
2012 0.44825268817204
2013 0.47695390781563
2014 0.4788643533123
2015 0.50411652944902

Compare Northwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,579 15.1:1  
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