Miami Northwestern Senior High School

  • Miami Northwestern Senior High School serves 1,640 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Miami Northwestern Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Miami Northwestern Senior High School's student population of 1,640 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Miami Northwestern Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Miami Northwestern Senior High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
32%
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Black
92%
23%
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White
n/a
39%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Miami Northwestern Senior High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Florida by year.FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.46
This chart display the diversity score of Miami Northwestern Senior High School and the average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Miami Northwestern Senior High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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