Northwest Head Start

  • Northwest Head Start serves 51 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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Northwest Head Start places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Northwest Head Start's student population of 51 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students51 students
This chart display total students of Northwest Head Start by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Northwest Head Start
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Northwest Head Start by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Comparison

  • Northwest Head Start's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest Head Start is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Northwest Head Start and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northwest Head Start and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwest Head Start and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
20%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwest Head Start and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwest Head Start and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Northwest Head Start and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Head Start.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.670.63
This chart display the diversity score of Northwest Head Start and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwest Head Start and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest Head Start and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWichita Falls 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 Head Start is Denver Center (0.4 miles away)
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