Northwood High School

Northwood High School serves 937 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Northwood High School operates within the Caddo Parish School District.
Caddo Parish School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 937 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 937 students
Northwood High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Northwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Northwood High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Northwood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Northwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Northwood High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
36%
44%
Northwood High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
62%
46%
Northwood High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.35
Northwood High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
60%
Northwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Northwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Caddo Parish School District's student population of 40,913 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,457 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,923 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Caddo Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
5
Number of Students Managed 40,913 2,019
Caddo Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 67%
Caddo Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $478 MM $30 MM
Caddo Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $498 MM $31 MM
Caddo Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,457 $13,503
Caddo Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,923 $14,322
Caddo Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Newton Smith 6th Grade Center (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blanchard Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
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