Northwestern High School (Closed 2018)

6900 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Northwestern High School served 508 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 30-34% (which was lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 10-14% (which was lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
508 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
30-34%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
10-14%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
87%
34%
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White
3%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.23
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Graduation Rate
(16-17)
50-54%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch (15-16)
79%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwestern High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwestern High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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