Northwestern Middle School

3431 N 400 W
Kokomo, IN 46901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Northwestern Middle School serves 290 students in grades 7-8.
Northwestern Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Northwestern Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Northwestern Middle School's student population of 290 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwestern Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Northwestern Middle School is 0.27, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#632 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
85%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.270.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwestern School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northwestern Middle School is Northwestern Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bon Air Middle School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northwestern Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kokomo Northwestern Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 566 students
    0.0 miles
    3431 N 400 W
    Kokomo, IN 46901
    (765) 454-2332
    0 9-12 566
  • Kokomo Northwestern Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 689 students
    0.4 miles
    4223 W Rd 350 N
    Kokomo, IN 46901
    (765) 454-2335
    0.4 K-6 689
  • Kokomo Howard Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 270 students
    1.0 miles
    3526 N 300 E
    Kokomo, IN 46901
    (765) 454-2326
    1 K-6 270
  • Galveston Lewis Cass Polytechnic Academy

    3.0 miles
    401 South Maple Street
    Galveston, IN 46932
    (574) 626-2525
    3 n/a n/a
  • Kokomo Wallace Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 355 students
    3.4 miles
    2326 W Jefferson St
    Kokomo, IN 46901
    (765) 455-8000
    3.4 K-5 355

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