Northwest Middle School

Northwest Middle School serves 780 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Northwest Middle School operates within the Knox County School District.

Overview

The student population of 780 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 780 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
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 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
12%
7%
Black
33%
23%
White
52%
66%
Two or more races
2%
1%
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.
0.61 0.26
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.
72%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,769 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Knox County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
8
Number of Students Managed 59,769 3,473
District Total Revenue $465 MM $28 MM
District Spending $478 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,376 $8,477
District Spending / Student $8,600 $8,379
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ridgedale Alternative School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ridgedale Alternative School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant Ridge Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KnoxvillePleasant Ridge Elementary School
    3013 Walnoaks Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37921
    (865)594-1354
    0.5 mi | 417 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • KnoxvilleNorwood Elementary School
    1909 Merchant Dr
    KnoxvilleTN 37912
    (865)689-1460
    0.8 mi | 561 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • KnoxvilleWest Haven Elementary School
    3620 Sisk Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37921
    (865)594-4467
    0.9 mi | 352 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • KnoxvilleRidgedale Alternative School
    Alternative School
    4600 Ridgedale Rd
    KnoxvilleTN 37921
    (865)909-9099
    Alternative School

    2 mi | 84 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • KnoxvilleSam E. Hill Family/community Center
    Special Education School
    1725 Delaware Av
    KnoxvilleTN 37921
    (865)594-3632
    Special Education School

    2.2 mi | 171 students | Gr. PK                      

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