Northwest High School

  • Northwest High School serves 1,399 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Northwest High School operates within the Wichita School District.
  • Wichita School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,399 students
Northwest High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Northwest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Northwest High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Northwest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Northwest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
3%
1%
Northwest High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Northwest High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
17%
19%
Northwest High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
11%
7%
Northwest High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
57%
65%
Northwest High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Northwest High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
11%
5%
Northwest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Northwest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.31
Northwest High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
40%
Northwest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
10%
Northwest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wichita School District's student population of 50,311 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,054 in this district is less than the state average of $13,712. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,307 is less than the state average of $14,121. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
89
3
Number of Students Managed 50,311 531
Wichita School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 87%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $610 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $623 MM $8 MM
Wichita School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,054 $13,712
Wichita School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,307 $14,121
Wichita School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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