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% (majority Hispanic).

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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
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Northwest Head Start is 0.68, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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
49%
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.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.680.64
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 Lunch (06-07)
2%
8%
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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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wichita Falls Denver Center Alternative School
    Grades: 3-12
    0.4 miles
    5th And Denver
    Wichita Falls, TX 76301
    (940) 235-1101
    0.4 3-12 n/a
  • Wichita Falls Brook Village Early Childhood
    Grades: PK | 189 students
    0.7 miles
    222 Brook St
    Wichita Falls, TX 76302
    (940) 235-1132
    0.7 PK 189
  • Wichita Falls Harrell Accelerated Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.8 miles
    3115 Fifth St
    Wichita Falls, TX 76301
    (940) 235-1096
    0.8 9-12 n/a
  • Wichita Falls Wichita Falls High School Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,248 student
    1.2 miles
    2149 Ave H
    Wichita Falls, TX 76309
    (940) 235-1084
    1.2 9-12 1,248
  • Wichita Falls Crockett Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 524 students
    1.3 miles
    3015 Ave I
    Wichita Falls, TX 76309
    (940) 235-1140
    1.3 K-5 524

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