Northwestern High School

6900 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215 | (410) 396-0646
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 948
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Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 948
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 62.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 530 (55.9%)
  • Females: 418 (44.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (5.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 722 (76.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 769 (81.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Northwestern High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.3%
Black91796.7%
Asian30.3%
Hispanic141.5%
White111.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Northwestern High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade36638.6%
10th Grade17118.0%
11th Grade20621.7%
12th Grade20521.6%
Source: MD Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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The overall school rating shows that Northwestern High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on HSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra
  • Biology
  • English 2

HSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra Test
201040.2%61.9%83.6%
200944.7%66.0%85.1%
 
Biology Test
201050.7%57.1%80.9%
200943.7%59.1%82.6%
 
English 2 Test
201040.0%61.3%80.2%
200950.7%67.9%83.5%
 
Source: MD Department of Education 2009-2010

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