4627 Old Court Rd
Pikesville, MD 21208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences serves 785 students in grades 6-8.
Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences's student population of 785 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
785 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1247 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
88%
34%
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White
2%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
This chart display the diversity score of Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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the quality of acadimic programs is what i am most impressed with.i also like how you have programs avalible to meet the needs of other children who are now 6 -8 graders. i like how parents are getting invovled with the school ms. woodley keep up the greaat workmonique gray former student2003 -2004 now ninth grader
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 785 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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