Northwest Guilford High School

  • Northwest Guilford High School serves 2,101 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Northwest Guilford High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Northwest Guilford High School's student population of 2,101 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Guilford High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest Guilford High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#205 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwest Guilford High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwest Guilford High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwest Guilford High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
8%
26%
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White
80%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwest Guilford High School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Guilford High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.350.67
This chart display the diversity score of Northwest Guilford High School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwest Guilford High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest Guilford High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuilford County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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