Northwestern High School

Northwestern High School serves 711 students in grades 9-12.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Northwestern High School operates within the Baltimore City School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 711 students has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 711 students
Northwestern High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Northwestern High School Total Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Northwestern High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 14:1
Northwestern High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
Asian
1%
6%
Northwestern High School Asian Students (2001-2013)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Northwestern High School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
94%
36%
Northwestern High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
1%
42%
Northwestern High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Northwestern High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.12 0.39
Northwestern High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
73%
36%
Northwestern High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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%
6%
Northwestern High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 96,438 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 87% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,811 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,529 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 50% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
29
Number of Students Managed 96,438 15,634
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 56% 85%
Baltimore City School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,383 MM $244 MM
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,360 MM $238 MM
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,811 $14,580
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,529 $14,228
Baltimore City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pikesville High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pikesville Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fallstaff Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BaltimoreFallstaff Elementary School
    3801 Fallstaff Rd
    BaltimoreMD 21215
    (410)396-0682
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 381 students                      
  • BaltimoreMilbrook Elementary School
    4300 Crest Heights Rd
    BaltimoreMD 21215
    (410)887-1225
    0.6 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 381 students                      
  • PikesvillePikesville Middle School
    7701 Seven Mile Ln
    PikesvilleMD 21208
    (410)887-1207
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 941 students                      
  • PikesvillePikesville High School
    7621 Labyrinth Rd
    PikesvilleMD 21208
    (410)887-1217
    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 892 students                      
  • PikesvilleWellwood International Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2901 Smith Ave
    PikesvilleMD 21208
    (410)887-1212
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 476 students                      

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