Northwest Middle School

  • Northwest Middle School serves 933 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • Northwest Middle School's student population of 933 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students933 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest Middle School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1696 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
53%
16%
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White
40%
72%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.560.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHazelwood School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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