Miami Northwestern Senior High School

1100 Nw 71st St
Miami, FL 33150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Miami Northwestern Senior High School serves 1,510 students in grades 9-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 50% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Miami Northwestern Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

Miami Northwestern Senior High School's student population of 1,510 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Miami Northwestern Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Miami Northwestern Senior High School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3461 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
14%
36%
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Black
83%
21%
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White
1%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
95%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Miami Northwestern Senior High School's ranking?
Miami Northwestern Senior High School is ranked #3461 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Miami Northwestern Senior High School often compared to?
Miami Northwestern Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Booker T. Washington Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Miami Northwestern Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Miami Northwestern Senior High School is 95%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend Miami Northwestern Senior High School?
1,510 students attend Miami Northwestern Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Miami Northwestern Senior High School students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Miami Northwestern Senior High School?
Miami Northwestern Senior High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Miami Northwestern Senior High School offer ?
Miami Northwestern Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Miami Northwestern Senior High School part of?
Miami Northwestern Senior High School is part of Miami-Dade School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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