Northwest Elementary School

2100 6th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Northwest Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Northwest Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Northwest Elementary School's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Northwest Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#695 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
76%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
22%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.380.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
10%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDodge City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northwest Elementary School is Dodge City High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dodge City Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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