Northwestern Middle School - 02

  • Northwestern Middle School - 02 serves 67 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Northwestern Middle School - 02's student population of 67 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students67 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwestern Middle School - 02's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwestern Middle School - 02 is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank#470 out of 617 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
16%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
98%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.040.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwestern Area 56-7 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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