Northwestern Elementary School (Closed 2012)

  • Northwestern Elementary School served 341 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≥95% (which was higher than the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75-79% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students341 students
This chart display total students of Northwestern Elementary School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Northwestern Elementary School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Northwestern Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)≥95%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)75-79%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Northwestern Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian (10-11)
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Northwestern Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian (10-11)
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic (10-11)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black (10-11)
1%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White (10-11)
87%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian (10-11)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (10-11)
4%
1%
Diversity Score0.230.52
This chart display the diversity score of Northwestern Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEaton Rapids School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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