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
9 151
10 137
11 99
12 120

Northwest High School is a public high school of the Halifax County School District located in Littleton, NC. It has 507 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest High School is the 353rd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 10,545th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 507
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.38

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Northwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 268
(53%)
459
(51%)
 Female 239
(47%)
445
(49%)

Northwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 439
(87%)
819
(91%)
 American Indian 35
(7%)
35
(4%)
 White 25
(5%)
30
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
16
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(77%)
720
(80%)
 Not Eligible 94
(19%)
140
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
44
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest High School is ranked 230th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Northwest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 899
2006 876
2007 805
2008 824
2009 762
2010 671
2011 583
2012 507

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 16.6
2007 14.4
2008 14.2
2009 14.8
2010 13.1
2011 13.5
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53392658509455
2006 0.57876712328767
2007 0.62981366459627
2008 0.62378640776699
2009 0.69422572178478
2010 0.3591654247392
2011 0.70840480274443
2012 0.81459566074951

Compare Northwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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Northwest High School
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Public 09 - 12 507 12.9:1  
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