Northwest

  • Northwest serves 685 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Northwest placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Northwest's student population of 685 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students685 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Northwest
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Northwest is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1327 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
37%
20%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
50%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.610.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwest and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeominster School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.7 miles
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    0.7 miles
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    (978) 534-7715
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    1.0 miles
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    1.0 miles
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    Leominster, MA 01453
    (978) 537-3222
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