Northwest Passage High School

Tel: (763)862-9223
  • Northwest Passage High School serves 156 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Northwest Passage High School operates within the Northwest Passage High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 156 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students156 students
Northwest Passage High School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender %Northwest Passage High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Northwest Passage High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeNorthwest Passage High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Northwest Passage High School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
American Indian
1%
2%
Northwest Passage High School American Indian Students (2000-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Northwest Passage High School Asian Students (2003-2015)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Northwest Passage High School Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
1%
10%
Northwest Passage High School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
77%
69%
Northwest Passage High School White Students (2001-2015)
Two or more races
14%
4%
Northwest Passage High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNorthwest Passage High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN 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.
0.390.51
Northwest Passage High School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
26%
31%
Northwest Passage High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
8%
7%
Northwest Passage High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Northwest Passage High School District's student population of 156 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,000 is higher than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,183 is higher than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameNorthwest Passage High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed156522
Northwest Passage High School District Students Managed (2001-2015)
Graduation Raten/a88%
Northwest Passage High School District Graduation Rate (2000-2002)
District Total Revenue$2 MM$6 MM
Northwest Passage High School District District Total Revenue (2000-2015)
District Spending$2 MM$6 MM
Northwest Passage High School District District Spending (2000-2015)
District Revenue / Student$16,000$12,051
Northwest Passage High School District District Revenue / Student (2000-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,183$11,992
Northwest Passage High School District District Spending / Student (2000-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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