Northwestern High Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
19.6
Algebra Proficiency
2.8
English Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,457 Students
  • 131 Teachers

Northwestern High
7000 ADELPHI RD
HYATTSVILLE, MD 20782

Phone: (301) 985-1820

District: Prince George's County Public Schools

Overview

At Northwestern High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Northwestern High is 38 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 97 percent. Northwestern High is 1 of 30 high schools in the Prince George's County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to 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 2,457
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 97%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 60%
Full-Time Teachers 131

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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 74%
Proficient in Algebra 70%
College Readiness Index 19.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

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

Total Schools 30
Total Students 39,281
Proficient in English (district average) 68%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 66%
College Readiness (district average) 15.9

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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