Northwest Classen High School

Northwest Classen High School serves 982 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the OK average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Northwest Classen High School operates within the Oklahoma City School District.
The school district's 58% graduation rate is lower than the OK state average of 83%.

Overview

The student population of 982 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 982 students
Northwest Classen High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Northwest Classen High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Northwest Classen High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Northwest Classen High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
6%
16%
Northwest Classen High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
8%
2%
Northwest Classen High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
40%
13%
Northwest Classen High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
23%
11%
Northwest Classen High School Black (1988-2012)
White
20%
53%
Northwest Classen High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Northwest Classen High School Sch Ethnicity Northwest Classen 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.
0.74 0.92
Northwest Classen 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.
83%
52%
Northwest Classen 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.
8%
10%
Northwest Classen High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 43,682 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Oklahoma City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
94
2
Number of Students Managed 43,682 412
Oklahoma City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 58% 83%
Oklahoma City School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $400 MM $4 MM
Oklahoma City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $344 MM $4 MM
Oklahoma City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,723 $9,367
Oklahoma City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,381 $9,180
Oklahoma City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Astec Charter High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Taft Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cleveland Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oklahoma City Cleveland Elementary School
    2725 Nw 23rd St
    Oklahoma City , OK , 73107
    (405)945-1150
    0.3  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Oklahoma City Taft Middle School
    2901 Nw 23rd
    Oklahoma City , OK , 73107
    (405)946-1431
    0.3  mi  |  848  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Oklahoma City Astec Charter Middle School
    Charter School
    2401 Nw 23rd St 3
    Oklahoma City , OK , 73107
    (405)947-6272
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  379  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Oklahoma City Astec Charter High School
    Charter School
    2401 Nw 23rd St 3
    Oklahoma City , OK , 73107
    (405)947-6272
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oklahoma City Sequoyah Elementary School
    2400 Nw 36th St
    Oklahoma City , OK , 73112
    (405)946-2266
    0.9  mi  |  397  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Oklahoma City, OK public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.75, which is higher than the Oklahoma average of 0.51. The most diverse school in Oklahoma City is Gatewood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Oklahoma or national school diversity statistics.