Northwestern Middle School

7569 N Elyria Rd
West Salem, OH 44287
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 302 students in grades 6-8, Northwestern Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 50%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 57%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 33% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 50% in OH
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Northwestern Middle School's student population of 302 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwestern Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,137 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Northwestern Middle School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OH)
#1434 out of 3137 schools
(Top 50%)
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49%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwestern Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
62%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
96%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwestern Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwestern Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwestern Middle School's ranking?
Northwestern Middle School is ranked #1434 out of 3,137 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Ohio.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% OH state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 57% OH state average).
How many students attend Northwestern Middle School?
302 students attend Northwestern Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Northwestern Middle School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northwestern Middle School?
Northwestern Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Northwestern Middle School offer ?
Northwestern Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Northwestern Middle School part of?
Northwestern Middle School is part of Northwestern Local School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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