2710 N North Rd
Grand Island, NE 68803
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Northwest High School serves 742 students in grades 9-12.
Northwest High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Northwest High School's student population of 742 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
742 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwest High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northwest High School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#327 out of 904 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 742 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28 (Btm 50%)

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