Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences

  • Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences serves 785 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 8% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 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 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students785 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Academy Of Health Sciences is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#1314 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
5%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
8%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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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Diversity Score0.220.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
41%
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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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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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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