2117 Ne 48th St
Kansas City, MO 64118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Northgate Middle School serves 654 students in grades 7-8.
Northgate Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri 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 25% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Northgate Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Northgate Middle School's student population of 654 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Northgate Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Northgate Middle School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1531 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
7%
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Black
24%
15%
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White
37%
70%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northgate Middle School's ranking?

Northgate Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%).

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

25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).

How many students attend Northgate Middle School?

654 students attend Northgate Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

37% of Northgate Middle School students are White, 24% of students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Northgate Middle School?

Northgate Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Northgate Middle School offer ?

Northgate Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

What school district is Northgate Middle School part of?

Northgate Middle School is part of North Kansas City 74 School District.

School Reviews

1   3/12/2020
Building is very outdated. Parts of the school look like they have-not been updated in many years. I have been there for a few concerts and sports events, and every time I am astonished by the state of the school.
- Posted by Parent - George
1   3/12/2020
The building is terrible, there are holes in the ceiling and cracks in the ceiling and walls they try to cover up but fail. The school just looks like a bad 80s movie school.
- Posted by Parent - Robert Johnson
5   12/26/2017
Wonderful school, great teachers, very pleased!
- Posted by Parent - Jill
2   8/17/2011
This school is Horrible. The teachers and staff DO NOT have our children's education in intrest. They simply hand our kids off. Self Deffense is understood. You should not be disiplined for protecting yourself. Overall, This school I WOULD NOT recomnd
- Posted by Parent - belie

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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