Northwood High School

  • Northwood High School serves 955 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Northwood High School operates within the Caddo Parish School District.
  • Caddo Parish School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 955 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 955 students
Northwood High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Northwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Northwood High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Northwood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Northwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Northwood High School American Indian Students (2001-2008)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Northwood High School Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
34%
44%
Northwood High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
64%
45%
Northwood High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Northwood High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Northwood High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.48 0.35
Northwood High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
58%
Northwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Northwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Caddo Parish School District's student population of 40,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 89% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,952 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,735 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Caddo Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
64
4
Number of Students Managed 40,314 1,685
Caddo Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 67%
Caddo Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $489 MM $27 MM
Caddo Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $480 MM $26 MM
Caddo Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,952 $15,711
Caddo Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,735 $15,475
Caddo Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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