Northwood High School

  • Northwood High School serves 689 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Northwood High School's student population of 689 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwood High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwood High School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#973 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
38%
44%
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White
58%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwood High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.520.36
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Graduation Rate80-89%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwood High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwood High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapides Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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