Northwood Middle School

  • Northwood Middle School serves 852 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Northwood Middle School's student population of 852 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students852 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwood Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwood Middle School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#464 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
20%
34%
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White
58%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  1.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
1  
I am a 8th grade student at Northwood middle school and this is the worst school I have ever been to I have been to 4 middle schools due to moving, but this is the worst the teachers are rude and threatening the administration are nice to the ones who are good and sweet and preppy but if you are bad or you have bad grades or you do not fit with the school ways you get treated very differently this school has made me very sad and depressed, I hate going to this school every day don't get me wrong some teachers are nice but most of them are far from nice I feel as a student I should not be treated like this
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I've been here for around 2 years and I wish that they would take their job seriously.Don't get me wrong there are good teachers but the bad outweigh the good.If I was planning on sending my kid here I'd definitely think twice
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Not reccomended for certain types of levels . I went to this school a year ago and this school is indeed to be very under go with the money .They also shown that they've had money issues . But , the involvement of parents is quite high at sometimes, very supportive with PTA . I give Availability of Music , art , sports ,etc. a 3 out of 5 rating because there is a lack in some of these activities . Music/Chorus is a great i give that 5 star rating but as far as band goes i do not give a good rating .. 1.5 is as far as i can give . The reason why is because there is a lack of learning in Band class .Very noisy most of the or all the time .The students refuse to learn at sometimes and cause disruption almost everyday when i was in that class . The school instruments are indeed awful . They are in fair to poor condition and should not be played at all within any circumstances . The instruments should either be a. disposed or recycled or b. put up for school auction . So if you play a school instrument would'nt reccomend you be in band anymore unless you are willing to switch to another instrument . The Quality of Academics are 4.5 to 5 rating . Facilities are ok in some cases . Academic of atheletics are 4.5 ouit of 5 in rating they're pretty good. But sadly the school has over 1000 students which is kind of overboard . The normal maximum of kids that are in middle school is 500 to 700 depeneding on where you stay and what school you go to . So in my case i do not reccomend this school .
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