Northwest

45 Stearns Avenue
Leominster, MA 01453
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 676 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Northwest ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 676 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Northwest ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Northwest's student population of 676 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwest ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Northwest is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1283 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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17%
37%
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34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwest and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
48%
23%
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Black
7%
10%
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White
37%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwest's ranking?
Northwest is ranked #1283 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Northwest often compared to?
Northwestis often viewed alongside schools like Johnny Appleseed, Paxton Center by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Northwest?
676 students attend Northwest.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Northwest students are Hispanic, 37% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northwest?
Northwest has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Northwest offer ?
Northwest offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Northwest part of?
Northwest is part of Leominster School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 676 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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