Northwest School

  • Northwest School serves 306 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Northwest School's student population of 306 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#680 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
50%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.650.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvergreen Park ESD 124 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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