6200 Noranda Dr
Dayton, OH 45415
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Northwood Elementary School serves 356 students in grades 2-6.
Northwood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Northwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

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School Overview

Northwood Elementary School's student population of 356 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-6
Total Students
356 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northwood Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#1602 out of 3233 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
40%
17%
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White
47%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 2-6
  • Students: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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