Northwood Middle School

  • Northwood Middle School serves 630 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Northwood Middle School's student population of 630 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwood Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Northwood Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#1423 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
12%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
46%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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Diversity Score0.720.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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