Miami Northwestern Senior High School

Miami Northwestern Senior High School serves 1,638 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Miami Northwestern Senior High School operates within the Dade School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1638 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,638 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
7%
28%
Black
93%
23%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 0.45
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.
81%
51%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 370,279 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
551
22
Number of Students Managed 370,279 9,797
Graduation Rate 62% 70%
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $13,793
District Spending / Student $11,558 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Miami Edison Senior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Miami Edison Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Martin Luther King Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MiamiMartin Luther King Elementary School
    7124 Nw 12th Ave
    MiamiFL 33150
    (305)836-0928
    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • MiamiHolmes Elementary School
    1175 Nw 67th St
    MiamiFL 33150
    (305)836-3421
    0.3 mi | 592 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MiamiThena Crowder Early Childhood Diagnostic Special E Elementary School
    Special Education School
    757 Nw 66th St
    MiamiFL 33150
    (305)836-0012
    Special Education School

    0.4 mi | 48 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • MiamiD.a. Dorsey Educational Center
    Alternative School
    7100 Nw 17th Ave
    MiamiFL 33147
    (305)693-2490
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • MiamiArcola Lake Elementary School
    1037 Nw 81st St
    MiamiFL 33150
    (305)836-2820
    0.6 mi | 523 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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