Northwestern High School

30889 Rte 111, Palmyra, IL 62674 | (217) 436-2011
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 109
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  • Principal or Admin: Brenda Mitchell
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 109
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 11.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 45 (41.3%)
  • Females: 63 (57.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 16 (14.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 33 (30.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 49 (45.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Northwestern High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian--
Hispanic10.9%
White10798.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Northwestern High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade3229.4%
10th Grade3027.5%
11th Grade2220.2%
12th Grade2522.9%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
District:
94.4%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
82.8%
District:
82.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.9%
District:
0.9%
State:
3.8%
Source: IL 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 High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on PSAE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: Yes
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
71.4%
District:
75.8%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
76.2%
District:
90.1%
State:
80.5%
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
21.1
District:
21.1
ACT English Score
School:
19.9
District:
19.9
ACT Math Score
School:
20.8
District:
20.8
ACT Reading Score
School:
21.9
District:
21.9
ACT Science Score
School:
21.2
District:
21.2

PSAE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201076.2%76.2%52.7%
200973.9%73.9%51.6%
200836.1%36.1%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201071.4%71.4%54.0%
200969.5%69.5%56.9%
200838.9%38.9%53.3%
 
Science Test
201052.4%52.4%52.4%
200947.8%47.8%50.5%
200836.1%36.1%51.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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