Northwest School



Northwest School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 57
2 60
3 65
4 51
5 48
6 68
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwest School is a public elementary school located in Butler, PA in the Butler Area School District. It enrolls 411 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northwest School is the 1,011th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 30,528th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 411
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,528th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,011th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 494th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 860th out of 1,834

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Northwest School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 210
(51%)
1,801
(48%)
 Male 201
(49%)
1,919
(52%)

Northwest School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 388
(94%)
3,500
(94%)
 Black 7
(2%)
69
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
71
(2%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
51
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
27
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwest School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 295
(72%)
2,437
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(24%)
1,122
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
161
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Northwest School is ranked 1,142nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.2%) is lower than the state average of 45.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 457
2006 457
2007 430
2008 402
2009 409
2010 418
2011 417
2012 411

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 16.7
2007 14.7
2008 14.2
2009 14.2
2010 14.6
2011 14.3
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26477024070022
2006 0.28884026258206
2007 0.26744186046512
2008 0.28109452736318
2009 0.31540342298289
2010 0.30143540669856
2011 0.29496402877698
2012 0.28223844282238

Compare Northwest School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.2%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Northwest School
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Public KG - 06 411 13.8:1  
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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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