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
9 519
10 500
11 466
12 430

Northwestern High School is a public high school of the York 03 School District located in Rock Hill, SC. It has 1,915 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwestern High School is the 20th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 1,838th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,915
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 103.9

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Northwestern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 978
(51%)
2,630
(50%)
 Female 937
(49%)
2,597
(50%)

Northwestern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 929
(49%)
2,581
(49%)
 Black 769
(40%)
2,034
(39%)
 Hispanic 125
(7%)
338
(6%)
 Asian 41
(2%)
93
(2%)
 Two or More 36
(2%)
99
(2%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
74
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
8
(0%)

Northwestern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,070
(56%)
2,849
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 750
(39%)
2,107
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 95
(5%)
271
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwestern High School is ranked 30th out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwestern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.7%. 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 2077
2006 1856
2007 1733
2008 1789
2009 1791
2010 1734
2011 1689
2012 1730
2013 1813
2014 1856
2015 1915

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 15.2
2007 18.4
2008 21.5
2009 17.8
2010 19.2
2011 17.4
2012 17.9
2013 20.3
2014 18.1
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28935965334617
2006 0.32866379310345
2007 0.39411425274091
2008 0.39016210173281
2009 0.4036850921273
2010 0.39561707035755
2011 0.40142095914742
2012 0.42312138728324
2013 0.41864313292885
2014 0.41379310344828
2015 0.44125326370757

Compare Northwestern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 

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Northwestern High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,915 18.4:1  
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Lake Pointe Academy
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Private KG - 12 159 10:1 8 miles
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