Northwest School of the Arts



Northwest School of the Arts Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest School of the Arts Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 143
7 141
8 153
9 159
10 156
11 148
12 117

Northwest School of the Arts is a public high school of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District located in Charlotte, NC. It has 1,017 students in grades 6th through 12th. Northwest School of the Arts is the 212th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 5,864th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,017
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.51

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Northwest School of the Arts Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 763
(75%)
22,132
(50%)
 Male 254
(25%)
22,357
(50%)

Northwest School of the Arts Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 500
(49%)
19,012
(43%)
 White 378
(37%)
13,172
(30%)
 Hispanic 61
(6%)
8,516
(19%)
 Two or More 55
(5%)
1,237
(3%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
2,325
(5%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
192
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

Northwest School of the Arts Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 630
(62%)
20,162
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 329
(32%)
22,566
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(6%)
1,761
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest School of the Arts is ranked 267th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest School of the Arts students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.8%. 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 School of the Arts Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1157
2006 1051
2007 1041
2008 1166
2009 1092
2010 965
2011 981
2012 981
2013 983
2014 1019
2015 1017

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14.1
2007 14.1
2008 15.5
2009 15.4
2010 17.8
2011 17
2012 16.7
2013 18.2
2014 17.3
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38893690579084
2006 0.33206470028544
2007 0.37463976945245
2008 0.36535162950257
2009 0.39652014652015
2010 0.3979274611399
2011 0.43527013251784
2012 0.43934760448522
2013 0.41607324516785
2014 0.4170755642787
2015 0.38053097345133

Compare Northwest School of the Arts to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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Public 06 - 12 1,017 16.8:1  
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