13260 Switzer Road
Overland Park, KS 66213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Blue Valley Northwest High School serves 1,580 students in grades 9-12.
Blue Valley Northwest High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Blue Valley Northwest High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Blue Valley Northwest High School's student population of 1,580 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
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School Rankings

Blue Valley Northwest High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Blue Valley Northwest High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#333 out of 1264 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
69%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blue Valley Northwest High School's ranking?

Blue Valley Northwest High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

What is the graduation rate of Blue Valley Northwest High School?

The graduation rate of Blue Valley Northwest High School is 96%, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 87%.

How many students attend Blue Valley Northwest High School?

1,580 students attend Blue Valley Northwest High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

69% of Blue Valley Northwest High School students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Blue Valley Northwest High School?

Blue Valley Northwest High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Blue Valley Northwest High School offer ?

Blue Valley Northwest High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Blue Valley Northwest High School part of?

Blue Valley Northwest High School is part of Blue Valley School District.

School Reviews

5   4/23/2008
one of the most superb schools in the USA. tremendous opportunity, great teachers and coaches. all facilities are modern, world class and well maintained. best schools my kids attended.
- Posted by Parent - ohio7
5   9/26/2007
BVNW is overall a very good school. Great facilities, very good counselors. Many activities for kids to choose from. High parent involvement. Only negative is way they handle alcohol abuse by students..particularly athletes. The have an offical position of "no tolerance" but it goes on with coaches knowledge. If you are a star then you tend to get away with things. And of course some parents are the "enablers".
- Posted by Parent - coles

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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