Northwest Local School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 8,984 students in Northwest Local School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Ohio.
Public Schools in Northwest Local School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Ohio public school average of 63%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 64% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Northwest Local School District are Monfort Heights Elementary School, Colerain Elementary School and Weigel Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Northwest Local School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Ohio.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Ohio public school average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Northwest Local School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Northwest Local School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (OH)
# Schools
13 Schools
3,589 Schools
# Students
8,984 Students
1,697,226 Students
# Teachers
449 Teachers
94,669 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Northwest Local School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 914 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (OH)
Overall District Rank
#566 out of 924 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Northwest Local  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwest Local  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwest Local  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Northwest Local  School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.48
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,093 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
367 Students
40,734 Students
% Asian Students
4%
2%
# Hispanic Students
411 Students
96,994 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
6%
# Black Students
2,638 Students
280,558 Students
% Black Students
29%
17%
# White Students
4,596 Students
1,187,238 Students
% White Students
51%
70%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
1,399 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
957 Students
87,633 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
251
37,333
# Students in K Grade:
596
122,308
# Students in 1st Grade:
593
122,478
# Students in 2nd Grade:
639
123,326
# Students in 3rd Grade:
702
130,502
# Students in 4th Grade:
688
127,591
# Students in 5th Grade:
741
130,089
# Students in 6th Grade:
657
129,354
# Students in 7th Grade:
709
127,900
# Students in 8th Grade:
684
130,075
# Students in 9th Grade:
681
140,973
# Students in 10th Grade:
720
133,358
# Students in 11th Grade:
625
120,539
# Students in 12th Grade:
698
121,400
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,758 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,436. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,122 is higher than the state median of $13,237. The school district spending/student has grown by 35% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OH)
Total Revenue
$106 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Northwest Local  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$163 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Northwest Local  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,758
$14,436
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Northwest Local  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,122
$13,237
This chart display average spending per public school student in Northwest Local  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Northwest Local School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Monfort Heights Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3711 W Fork Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45247
(513) 389-1570
Grades: K-5
| 688 students
Rank: #22.
Colerain Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4850 Poole Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45251
(513) 385-8740
Grades: K-5
| 949 students
Rank: #33.
Weigel Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
3242 Banning Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45239
(513) 923-4040
Grades: 3-5
| 468 students
Rank: #44.
Colerain High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8801 Cheviot Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45251
(513) 385-6424
Grades: 9-12
| 1,839 students
Rank: #55.
White Oak Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3130 Jessup Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45239
(513) 741-4300
Grades: 6-8
| 744 students
Rank: #66.
Pleasant Run Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11765 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45231
(513) 825-7070
Grades: 3-5
| 503 students
Rank: #77.
Taylor Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3173 Springdale Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45251
(513) 825-3000
Grades: K-3
| 568 students
Rank: #88.
Northwest High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10761 Pippin Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45231
(513) 851-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 885 students
Rank: #99.
Colerain Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4700 Poole Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45251
(513) 385-8490
Grades: 6-8
| 577 students
Rank: #1010.
Pleasant Run Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11770 Pippin Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45231
(513) 851-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 729 students
3310 Compton Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45251
(513) 385-8000
Grades: PK
| 251 students
2760 Jonrose Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45239
(513) 522-2700
Grades: K-3
| 413 students
12084 Deerhorn Dr
Cincinnati, OH 45240
(513) 923-1000
Grades: K-3
| 370 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,984 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in OH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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