3431 N 400 W
Kokomo, IN 46901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Northwestern Senior High School serves 597 students in grades 9-12.
Northwestern Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Northwestern Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

Northwestern Senior High School's student population of 597 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwestern Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northwestern Senior High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#542 out of 1757 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwestern Senior High School's ranking?

Northwestern Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

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

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% IN state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% IN state average).

What is the graduation rate of Northwestern Senior High School?

The graduation rate of Northwestern Senior High School is 95%, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 86%.

How many students attend Northwestern Senior High School?

597 students attend Northwestern Senior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

87% of Northwestern Senior High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

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

Northwestern Senior High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 16:1.

What grades does Northwestern Senior High School offer ?

Northwestern Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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