Northwest Elementary School

14014 Thermal Dr
Austin, TX 78728
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Northwest Elementary School serves 530 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Northwest Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Northwest Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Northwest Elementary School's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Northwest Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7098 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
39%
52%
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Black
27%
13%
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White
18%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.730.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePflugerville Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Northwest Elementary School is Harmony Science Academy-pflugerville (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pflugerville Harmony Science Academy-pflugerville Charter School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-12 | 949 students
    0.8 miles
    1421 Wells Branch Pkwy W Ste 2
    Pflugerville, TX 78660
    (512) 251-5000
    0.8 6-12 949
  • Austin Chaparral Star Academy Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-12 | 381 students
    0.9 miles
    14046 Summit Dr
    Austin, TX 78728
    (512) 989-2672
    0.9 K-12 381
  • Austin John B Connally High School Math: 13% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,857 student
    1.0 miles
    13212 N Lamar
    Austin, TX 78753
    (512) 594-0800
    1 9-12 1,857
  • Austin Wells Branch Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 479 students
    1.1 miles
    14650 Merriltown Dr
    Austin, TX 78728
    (512) 428-3400
    1.1 PK-5 479
  • Austin Westview Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 801 students
    1.3 miles
    1805 Scofield Ln
    Austin, TX 78727
    (512) 594-2200
    1.3 6-8 801

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