2301 Texan Dr
Justin, TX 76247
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Northwest High School serves 1,756 students in grades 9-12.
Northwest High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Northwest High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Northwest High School's student population of 1,756 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 127 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
127 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwest High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northwest High School is 0.53, which is less 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 Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1480 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
24%
52%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
64%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
2  
I would not recommend Northwest High School. The teachers are good, but administration is not. This school has lots of bullying and they do nothing about it. Go to Eaton or Byron high school.
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5  
Facility-wonderful, opportunities-fantastic, staff-questionable on case by case basis. One junior level pre-ap teacher was convinced by her class they couldn't read or knew how to take notes for research papers. She read aloud to them from Dr. Seuss books.
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2  
Teachers are biased. They (performing Arts, Mr. Kay in particular) refuse to allow others to particpate, he seems to have his select studends.....and refuses to allow others to perform. He has done this for three years straight...If anyone is wanting their child to have a fair shot Mr. Kay is not of any help.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,756 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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