Northwest Elementary School

  • Northwest Elementary School serves 456 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Northwest Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Northwest Elementary School's student population of 456 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students456 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Northwest Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1392 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
8%
10%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
86%
63%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.250.55
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCocke County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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