Northwest High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
N/A
Algebra Proficiency
2.7
English Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 523 Students
  • 30 Teachers

Northwest High School
3746 HWY 104
OPELOUSAS, LA 70570

Phone: (337) 543-2255

District: St. Landry Parish

Overview

At Northwest High School, the student body makeup is 45 percent male and 55 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 68 percent. Northwest High School is 1 of 7 high schools in the St. Landry Parish.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 523
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 68%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 73%
Full-Time Teachers 30

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 88%
Proficient in Algebra 72%
College Readiness Index N/A

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 7
Total Students 3,764
Proficient in English (district average) 89%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 76%
College Readiness (district average) 2.0

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Nearby Schools

Northwest High School is 1 of 7 schools in the St. Landry Parish.

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