Northwestern High School
Northwestern High School serves 186 students in grades 11-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).
Northwestern High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Northwestern High School's student population of 186 students has declined by 64% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 46% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Northwestern High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education
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