Northwestern Middle School

12805 Birmingham Hwy, Alpharetta, GA 30004 | (770) 667-2870
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,249
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School District Details
  • Fulton County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,411
  • Graduation Rate: 79.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.0
  • Enrolled Students: 90,399

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,249
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 89.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 643 (51.5%)
  • Females: 606 (48.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 24 (1.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 72 (5.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 96 (7.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Northwestern Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black997.9%
Asian614.9%
Hispanic493.9%
White1,00680.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Northwestern Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade40932.7%
7th Grade42233.8%
8th Grade41833.5%
Source: GA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Northwestern Middle School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on CRCT state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

CRCT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201098.8%93.8%91.7%
 
Math Test
201093.3%77.4%75.0%
 
Reading Test
201098.5%93.2%91.0%
 
Science Test
201093.8%73.9%70.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201091.3%71.0%64.4%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201097.8%94.7%91.5%
 
Math Test
201095.9%87.8%85.5%
 
Reading Test
201098.3%93.0%89.4%
 
Science Test
201094.5%84.4%79.6%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.2%78.7%71.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201099.5%94.5%92.1%
 
Math Test
201094.5%79.1%74.2%
 
Reading Test
201099.5%97.1%94.7%
 
Science Test
201091.2%71.5%65.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.5%74.8%69.7%
 
Source: GA Department of Education 2009-2010

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