Northern Wells Community Schools School District

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For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 802 students in Northern Wells Community Schools School District. The top ranked public high school in Northern Wells Community Schools School District is Norwell High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public high school in Northern Wells Community School School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Indiana public high school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 58% statewide average). This district's average high testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in Indiana.
public high school in Northern Wells Community School School District have a Graduation Rate of 95%, which is more than the Indiana average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Norwell High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Indiana or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Indiana public high school average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameNorthern Wells Community Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.nwcs.k12.in.us
School District Phone Number(260) 622-4125
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
# of Schools1 School481 Schools
# of Students802 Students361,343 Students
# of Teachers40 Teachers21,246 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1

District Comparison

Northern Wells Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 328 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#103 out of 373 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Northern Wells Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northern Wells Community Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northern Wells Community Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Northern Wells Community Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.160.49
# of American Indian Students4 Students827 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Students9 Students7,862 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students23 Students39,842 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
11%
# of Black Students12 Students45,122 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# of White Students736 Students252,214 Students
% White Students
92%
70%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student235 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students17 Students15,289 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 400
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 996
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 1,039
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 969
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 1,220
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 1,198
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 1,294
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 4,342
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 11,184
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 12,130
# of Students in 9th Grade:21780,440
# of Students in 10th Grade:20380,687
# of Students in 11th Grade:20583,532
# of Students in 12th Grade:17780,235
# of Ungraded Students: - 1,677

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,708 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,838. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,688 is less than the state median of $10,933. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$27 MM$16 MM
This chart display total revenue of Northern Wells Community Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$24 MM$15 MM
This chart display total spending of Northern Wells Community Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,708$11,838
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Northern Wells Community Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,688$10,933
This chart display average spending per public school student in Northern Wells Community Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Northern Wells Community Schools School District Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Norwell High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1100 E Us 224
    Ossian, IN 46777
    (260) 543-2213

    Grades: 9-12 | 802 students
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