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
9 118
10 130
11 84
12 93

Northwestern High School is a public high school of the Northwestern Local School District located in West Salem, OH. It has 425 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwestern High School is the 501st largest public high school in Ohio and the 12,068th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 425
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,068th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Ohio: 501st out of 970
Student/Teacher Rank in Ohio: 297th out of 936
Full Time Teacher Rank in Ohio: 460th out of 936

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Northwestern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 225
(53%)
225
(53%)
 Female 200
(47%)
200
(47%)

Northwestern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 406
(96%)
406
(96%)
 Hispanic 14
(3%)
14
(3%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwestern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 261
(61%)
261
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 117
(28%)
117
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(11%)
47
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwestern High School is ranked 535th out of 812 ranked schools in Ohio, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwestern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.5%. 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.

Northwestern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 477
2006 484
2007 496
2008 473
2009 401
2010 392
2011 399
2012 394
2013 402
2014 421
2015 425

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.7
2007 18
2008 17.6
2009 16.6
2010 16.1
2011 15.2
2012 15.1
2013 15.3
2014 N/A
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20335429769392
2006 0.24173553719008
2007
2008 0.29175475687104
2009 0.45137157107232
2010 0.49234693877551
2011 0.46616541353383
2012 0.52284263959391
2013 0.42537313432836
2014 0.42992874109264
2015 0.38588235294118

Compare Northwestern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,682.2% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.6%
 
State Average 45.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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