Northwestern High School

4751 S County Road F
Maple, WI 54854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Northwestern High School serves 419 students in grades 9-12.
Northwestern High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Northwestern High School's student population of 419 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwestern High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Northwestern High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1509 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
92%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.49
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaple School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northwestern High School is Solon Springs School (15.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Northwestern Middle School (3.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Poplar Northwestern Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 286 students
    3.1 miles
    10523 E Us Highway 2
    Poplar, WI 54864
    (715) 364-2218
    3.1 6-8 286
  • Poplar Northwestern Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
    3.2 miles
    10465 E Us Highway 2
    Poplar, WI 54864
    (715) 364-8465
    3.2 PK-5 519
  • Iron River Iron River Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 95 students
    14.1 miles
    7730 Pettingill Ave
    Iron River, WI 54847
    (715) 372-4334
    14.1 K-5 95
  • Superior Lake Superior Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 211 students
    15.6 miles
    6200 E 3rd St
    Superior, WI 54880
    (715) 398-7672
    15.6 PK-5 211
  • Solon Springs Eagles' Wings Virtual Charter School Charter School

    15.9 miles
    8993 E Baldwin Ave
    Solon Springs, WI 54873
    (715) 378-2263
    15.9 n/a n/a

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