Northwest Middle School

5252 West Palmer St, Chicago, IL 60639 | (773) 534-3250
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 904
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3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5252 W Palmer St, Chicago, IL 60639
  • Principal or Admin: Marilyn Strojny
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 904
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 481 (53.2%)
  • Females: 423 (46.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 77 (8.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 816 (90.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 893 (98.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Northwest Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Northwest Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade27130.0%
7th Grade31935.3%
8th Grade31434.7%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Northwest Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 27, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is strict and has great teachers i have my own child in there she is 11 and in 6th grade in room 118. ever since she started going to that school she has changed her attitude and ways.i love this school they should have more like them also no child there run down the hallway yelling like some type of mad child like her old school and it is also very clean keep up the good work and hope you get to know my child (...)
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 09, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • over all the school is a great school my child personal has bring up her grade and the teaher a great and the actives are great the get enough homework do do great on test the teacher are very involed in alot of what is going on
  • Reviewed by Former Student on June 16, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i like this school it was the best school i went 2 i grade this school a+ because the teacher were real good teacher and i learned a lot i recommend this school to everyone...

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