Northwest Secondary School (Closed 2014)

  • Northwest Secondary School served 327 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 11% (which was lower than the Wisconsin state average of 48%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 11% (which was lower than the Wisconsin state average of 37%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 96% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Northwest Secondary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwest Secondary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Northwest Secondary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northwest Secondary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwest Secondary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
93%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwest Secondary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
4%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwest Secondary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Secondary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.130.28
This chart display the diversity score of Northwest Secondary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Graduation Rate70-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwest Secondary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest Secondary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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