Northwest High School

1220 North Tyler Rd,

Wichita, KS, 67212-3296

Tel: (316)973-6000
Grades: 9-12

1,439 students

Northwest High School serves 1,439 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Northwest High School operates within the Wichita School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1439 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,439 students
Northwest High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Northwest High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Northwest High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 12:1
Northwest High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Northwest High School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
1%
2%
Northwest High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
15%
16%
Northwest High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
10%
7%
Northwest High School Black (1988-2012)
White
61%
68%
Northwest High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Northwest High School Sch Ethnicity Northwest High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.59 0.51
Northwest High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
31%
38%
Northwest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
11%
10%
Northwest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,517 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 66% over five years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
3
Number of Students Managed 51,517 543
Wichita School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 85%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $583 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $584 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,341 $12,944
Wichita School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,360 $12,499
Wichita School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Levy Sp Ed Center (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wilbur Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mccollom Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wichita Mccollom Elementary School
    1201 Waddington
    Wichita , KS , 67212
    (316)973-0350
    0.3  mi  |  448  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wichita Kensler Elementary School
    1030 Wilbur Ln
    Wichita , KS , 67212
    (316)973-1350
    0.7  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wichita Peterson Elementary School
    9710 West Central
    Wichita , KS , 67212
    (316)973-0400
    1  mi  |  442  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wichita Wilbur Middle School
    340 North Tyler Rd
    Wichita , KS , 67212
    (316)973-1100
    1.2  mi  |  980  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wichita Levy Sp Ed Center
    400 North Woodchuck
    Wichita , KS , 67212
    (316)973-3400
    1.2  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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