Northwest Elementary



Northwest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 104
3 115
4 126
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwest Elementary is a public elementary school located in Decatur, IN in the North Adams Community School District. It enrolls 345 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northwest Elementary is the 782nd largest public school in Indiana and the 37,135th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 345
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,135th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 782nd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 620th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 800th out of 1,125

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Northwest Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 182
(53%)
544
(52%)
 Male 163
(47%)
510
(48%)

Northwest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 283
(82%)
865
(82%)
 Hispanic 49
(14%)
142
(13%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
27
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(1%)

Northwest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 174
(50%)
520
(49%)
 Not Eligible 136
(39%)
426
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(10%)
108
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Northwest Elementary is ranked 582nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 325
2006 285
2007 273
2008 303
2009 277
2010 369
2011 350
2012 345

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 N/A
2007 13.6
2008 15.2
2009 13.1
2010 16
2011 15.9
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40923076923077
2006 0.44912280701754
2007 0.54212454212454
2008 0.63036303630363
2009 0.66787003610108
2010 0.61788617886179
2011 0.56571428571429
2012 0.60579710144928

Compare Northwest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northwest Elementary
Decatur, IN
Public 02 - 04 345 18.2:1  
St Joseph School
Decatur, IN
Private PK - 08 347 18:1 1 miles
Zion Lutheran School
Decatur, IN
Private PK - 08 114 13:1 1 miles
Southeast Elementary School
Decatur, IN
Public KG - 01 219 16.8:1 2 miles
Bellmont Middle School
Decatur, IN
Public 05 - 08 490 14.8:1 2 miles
Pleasant Mills Schools
Decatur, IN
Private 01 - 08 74 37:1 6 miles
Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School
Decatur, IN
Private PK - 08 228 14:1 7 miles
St Peter-Immanuel Lutheran School
Decatur, IN
Private KG - 08 60 11:1 7 miles
Adams Central Elementary School
Monroe, IN
Public KG - 05 546 18.5:1 7 miles
Adams Central Middle School
Monroe, IN
Public 06 - 08 268 9.6:1 7 miles
Countryside School
Decatur, IN
Private 01 - 08 64 32:1 8 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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