Northwest Academy Program (Closed 2016)

  • Northwest Academy Program served 16 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Northwest Academy Program operated within the River Ridge Cusd 210 School District.
  • River Ridge Cusd 210 School District's 90% graduation rate was higher than the Illinois state average of 85%.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students16 students
Northwest Academy Program Total Students (2008-2016)
Gender %Northwest Academy Program Gender
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Northwest Academy Program Total Teachers (2010-2016)
Students by GradeNorthwest Academy Program Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
Northwest Academy Program Student Teacher Ratio (2010-2016)
Hispanic
6%
26%
Northwest Academy Program Black Students (2008-2016)
Black
n/a
17%
Northwest Academy Program Black Students (2010-2013)
White
82%
49%
Northwest Academy Program White Students (2008-2016)
Two or more races
12%
3%
Northwest Academy Program Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNorthwest Academy Program All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.310.31
Northwest Academy Program Diversity Score (2008-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
47%
Northwest Academy Program Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
Northwest Academy Program Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

School District NameRiver Ridge Cusd 210 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed532803
River Ridge Cusd 210 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
31%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
36%
District Graduation Rate≥90%
85%
District Total Revenue$8 MM$11 MM
District Spending$7 MM$11 MM
District Revenue / Student$14,517$13,105
District Spending / Student$13,684$13,417
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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