Northwest Middle School



Northwest Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 194
7 166
8 207
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwest Middle School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 567 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 567
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.3

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Northwest Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 290
(51%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 277
(49%)
145,297
(49%)

Northwest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 525
(93%)
136,960
(47%)
 Black 26
(5%)
113,125
(39%)
 White 14
(2%)
28,538
(10%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Northwest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 544
(96%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 23
(4%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Northwest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Northwest Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1110
2006 970
2007 974
2008 988
2009 904
2010 812
2011 754
2012 681
2013 661
2014 566
2015 567

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 19.4
2007 19.1
2008 19.4
2009 17.4
2010 18
2011 19.3
2012 13.1
2013 16.9
2014 16.5
2015 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96756756756757
2006 0.98350515463918
2007 1.0123203285421
2008 0.93623481781377
2009 0.98783185840708
2010 0.98522167487685
2011 0.98275862068966
2012 0.97797356828194
2013 0.97579425113464
2014 0.98233215547703
2015 0.95943562610229

Compare Northwest Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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