18475 Hwy 11
Mendon, MO 64660
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Northwestern High School serves 83 students in grades 7-12.
Northwestern High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 83 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Northwestern High School's student population of 83 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
83 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwestern High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northwestern High School is 0.00, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1653 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
15%
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White
100%
70%
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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
0.00
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
43%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

What is the graduation rate of Northwestern High School?

The graduation rate of Northwestern High School is 80%, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 90%.

How many students attend Northwestern High School?

83 students attend Northwestern High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

100% of Northwestern High School students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Northwestern High School?

Northwestern High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Northwestern High School offer ?

Northwestern High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 83 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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