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
9 346
10 326
11 304
12 274

Northwest High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County School District located in Clarksville, TN. It has 1,250 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest High School is the 76th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 4,526th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,250
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 70

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Northwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 633
(51%)
4,583
(50%)
 Female 617
(49%)
4,502
(50%)

Northwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 697
(56%)
5,078
(56%)
 Black 336
(27%)
2,275
(25%)
 Hispanic 122
(10%)
945
(10%)
 Two or More 72
(6%)
532
(6%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
168
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
54
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
33
(0%)

Northwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 752
(60%)
4,042
(44%)
 Not Eligible 498
(40%)
5,043
(56%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest High School is ranked 49th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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 1284
2006 1346
2007 1304
2008 1248
2009 1222
2010 1170
2011 1151
2012 1199
2013 1222
2014 1185
2015 1250

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.4
2007 18.2
2008 17.6
2009 17.7
2010 16.5
2011 16.4
2012 17.9
2013 18
2014 16.9
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37694704049844
2006 0.35735512630015
2007 0.41104294478528
2008 0.43429487179487
2009 0.45744680851064
2010 0.50598290598291
2011 0.49956559513467
2012 0.52043369474562
2013 0.51718494271686
2014 0.5620253164557
2015 0.6016

Compare Northwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 60.2%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,250 17.9:1  
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