Northwest Secondary School

5496 North 72nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53218 | (414) 393-3100
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,047
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5496 N 72nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53218
  • Principal or Admin: Floyd Williams
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School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $12,705
  • Graduation Rate: 62.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.7
  • Enrolled Students: 82,096

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,047
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 55.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 559 (53.4%)
  • Females: 488 (46.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 85 (8.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 856 (81.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 941 (89.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Northwest Secondary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Northwest Secondary School
  Number Percent
6th Grade14914.2%
7th Grade15715.0%
8th Grade19518.6%
9th Grade24323.2%
10th Grade16015.3%
11th Grade888.4%
12th Grade555.3%
Source: WI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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