Northwest Elementary School

  • Northwest Elementary School serves 705 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Northwest Elementary School's student population of 705 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students705 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Northwest Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest Elementary School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#870 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
83%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 MI.
Diversity Score0.300.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
40%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwest Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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