Northwood Middle School

1201 E Wash Ctr Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Northwood Middle School serves 627 students in grades 6-8.
Northwood Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Northwood Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Northwood Middle School's student population of 627 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwood Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Northwood Middle School is 0.71, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1503 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
14%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
44%
65%
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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
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwood Middle School's ranking?
Northwood Middle School is ranked #1503 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Northwood Middle School?
627 students attend Northwood Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Northwood Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northwood Middle School?
Northwood Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Northwood Middle School offer ?
Northwood Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Northwood Middle School part of?
Northwood Middle School is part of Fort Wayne Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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