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
9 224
10 125
11 144
12 138

Northwestern High School is a public high school of the Detroit City School District located in Detroit, MI. It has 631 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwestern High School is the 306th largest public high school in Michigan and the 8,883rd largest nationally.

Total Students: 631
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Northwestern High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 327
(52%)
5,987
(46%)
 Female 304
(48%)
7,127
(54%)

Northwestern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 602
(95%)
11,452
(87%)
 Hispanic 19
(3%)
1,126
(9%)
 White 10
(2%)
318
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
184
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Northwestern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 552
(87%)
9,240
(70%)
 Not Eligible 75
(12%)
3,536
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
338
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwestern High School is ranked 84th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwestern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 1435
2006 1231
2007 1605
2008 1230
2009 1391
2010 835
2011 637
2012 631

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 18.8
2007 18.8
2008 17.4
2009 24.8
2010 22
2011 18.2
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69407665505226
2006 0.7497969130788
2007 0.63177570093458
2008 0.70487804878049
2009 0.73472322070453
2010 0.79640718562874
2011 0.84458398744113
2012 0.8811410459588

Compare Northwestern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 88.1%
 

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