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
9 236
10 225
11 227
12 190

Northwest High School is a public high school of the Northwest Community School District located in Jackson, MI. It has 878 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest High School is the 199th largest public high school in Michigan and the 6,772nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 878
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,772nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 199th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 494th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 184th out of 1,154

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Northwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 442
(50%)
842
(51%)
 Female 436
(50%)
814
(49%)

Northwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 758
(86%)
1,432
(86%)
 Two or More 50
(6%)
86
(5%)
 Hispanic 36
(4%)
67
(4%)
 Black 25
(3%)
53
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Northwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 563
(64%)
983
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 261
(30%)
572
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(6%)
101
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest High School is ranked 209th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 1095
2006 1097
2007 1084
2008 979
2009 957
2010 859
2011 896
2012 877
2013 852
2014 886
2015 878

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.3
2007 22.1
2008 18.5
2009 18.8
2010 19.1
2011 21.3
2012 19.9
2013 19.6
2014 19.1
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26392694063927
2006 0.1130355515041
2007 0.099630996309963
2008 0.33503575076609
2009 0.30721003134796
2010 0.36786961583236
2011 0.35267857142857
2012 0.38084378563284
2013 0.38145539906103
2014 0.39164785553047
2015 0.35876993166287

Compare Northwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.9%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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