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.
  • Northwestern High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Northwestern High School's student population of 186 students has declined by 77% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 69% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students186 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwestern High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#2631 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
91%
18%
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White
3%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.52
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Graduation Rate80-84%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlint School District Of The City Of School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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