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
9 190
10 160
11 182
12 190

Northwest High School is a public high school of the Northwest Public Schools located in Grand Island, NE. It has 722 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest High School is the 38th largest public high school in Nebraska and the 8,067th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 722
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,067th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Nebraska: 38th out of 268
Student/Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 231st out of 268
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 36th out of 268

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Northwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 374
(52%)
374
(52%)
 Female 348
(48%)
348
(48%)

Northwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 629
(87%)
629
(87%)
 Hispanic 78
(11%)
78
(11%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 546
(76%)
546
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(15%)
105
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(10%)
71
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest High School is ranked 40th out of 265 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.4%) is lower than the state average of 41.3%. 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 709
2006 691
2007 698
2008 703
2009 697
2010 671
2011 721
2012 743
2013 759
2014 713
2015 722

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.1
2007 15.8
2008 15.3
2009 15.3
2010 14.7
2011 15.8
2012 15.4
2013 14.5
2014 15.1
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21156558533145
2006 0.19102749638205
2007 0.20487106017192
2008 0.26315789473684
2009 0.29411764705882
2010 0.26378539493294
2011 0.2746185852982
2012 0.2907133243607
2013 0.28458498023715
2014 0.27208976157083
2015 0.24376731301939

Compare Northwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,322.6% 13.2:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.4%
 
State Average 41.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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