Northwestern Elementary School

  • Northwestern Elementary School serves 371 students in grades Kindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Northwestern Elementary School's student population of 371 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 64% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten
Total Students371 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Northwestern Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwestern Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwestern Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
40%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwestern Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.550.61
This chart display the diversity score of Northwestern Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
60%
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 Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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 Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameZachary Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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