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6005 Cedar Hill Rd
Cedar Hill, MO 63016

(636) 274-0555
(636) 274-2076
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May 30, 2014
NHS students and staff are some of the most giving people I have ever met. They rally around each other in times of sickness and great need, raising funds for medical bills and collecting food, supplies, and clothes for those inside and beyond community boundaries. Teens will be teens. Teachers will get tired. But the generosity of this education community is inspiring.

- submitted by a teacher
October 02, 2013
This school is horrible! On more than one occasion the teachers touch or verbally down talk children. When confronted they admitted to this and were not punished. Teachers curse. Scream in your children's face with no concerns. Teachers will cover for eachother. Your children are bullied by other kids as well as staff.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2013
Love this school and the district. We should all try to offer more support to our schools to fix what is wrong, rather than just complain about it. It is a shame more businesses don't move out to the area to help with our tax base. Many thanks to Subway for stepping up!!

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2012
You know, I have gone to Northwest my entire life and I love the school. It has its problems, as do other schools, but they aren't bad. We don't have massive clique issues or fighting issues. Yes, you may not be popular or get King and Queen nominations if you aren't well known, but you could be well known if you try. I am an active member of the schools drama club and choir and I love every second of it. Thanks to the choir program at Northwest, I realized I want to be a choir teacher. I love Northwest and am proud to say I am a LION.

- submitted by a student
March 29, 2012
This school is horrible. The administration is horrible. They don't do anything to the problem children there and harass the good children who are there to learn. They currently have an issue that should have been brought to the attention of the parents and we had to hear it from our children but yet they call us for every other little petty thing when they want us to attend something for them to raise money. They need new adminstration.

- submitted by a parent
July 03, 2011
My kids will never go here again. Disgusting school; Its dirty & it smells like something has died in the Red Hall. Principals dont do their job.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2011
I went to NHS. I wasn't involved in ANY sports. I wasn't involved in ANY clubs. I WILL send both of my children to NHS & bought a house in the district because it was that important to me. When I was in high school my mother was a single parent- so financial stability had nothing to do with my success there. I learned a lot while I was there, I broke a ton of rules, & you know what? I had a BLAST! Reading the student reviews is hilarious. It doesn't matter who u r, when ur in high school, u hate it. When ur a graduate u look back on it fondly. These are some of the best days of ur lives, you'll see. :)

- submitted by a community member
June 14, 2011
This school is HORRIBLE! I would strongly suggest if your thinking of moving here, reconsider.

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2011
I have transferred here for High School and all I have seen are cliques. If you don't have money or aren't involved in sports, the big stuff won't happen. Like nominations for queen/king at dances, or winning competitions like NHS IDOL! or Poetry Out Loud. Popularity is all that counts. If you have money, I recommend you send your kid here, they will have a blast. But if you're a financially unstable person, your kid will go through heck.

- submitted by a student
November 06, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
September 27, 2009
First off, if you are thinking of sending your child to northwest or moving to the district. Don't. Seriously, if you want real reviews go talk to the students of the school who aren't involved in sports. Then you will get the real picture. This school is all about its sports and its cheerleaders/pep clubs. They discriminate in punishment when it comes to them. The other clubs get no funding, nor do the teachers. The teachers there don't care, and neither do the principals. At one point when i was being harrassed in a class, I went to get it changed and they denied my request. I even went to the principal with my mother to get it figured out and she told me that 'my schedule worked', only students whose didn't got changed. Um, excuse me- but plenty of children i know changed just because they didn't like the class.

- submitted by a student
September 12, 2009
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February 20, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating January 14, 2009
Well its an ok school that gets rid of all the good teachers that actually care for the Students education. And they are pretty one sided for who gets into trouble. Like if a kid that wasnt in sports they would get kicked out way before a jock would... and to may teachers pets!!!!!!

- submitted by a community member
October 06, 2008
I have went to Northwest for 2 years for my freshman and sophmore year... I loved it!!! It is one of the best school ever!!! I have went to Parkway school district and Blytheville AR, School district and these two high schools are nothing compared to northwest! Northwest has really good teachers, everyones involved, and the supervisers are there to help the children succeed! Im now and senior and actually go back to graduate from there cause I loved it soooo much!!! It is the Number one school!

- submitted by a student
September 13, 2008
From all my experiences in other school environments, Northwest stands out as a place where the school is the people, not the building. Administration has been continually involved in budding avenues of professional development and encouraging students to become involved. There will always be a fair share of flaws as with any institution, but there is also something for everyone here--whether a teacher, parent, or especially student. Students will find a real heart here, a place for academic and social experiences that will build a solid foundation for future success.

- submitted by a teacher
August 29, 2008
Three daughters have gone through this school and the teachers, coaches, secretaries, & principals have gone above and beyond to work with us on any issue that came up. A lot of young, energetic staff that treat the students with respect and give them every opportunity to succeed. Like any school, you and your child have to become involved to gain all the benefits. Awesome and dedicated to continually improving!!

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2008
I was a student in the R1 district for some many years and thought admittedly there are some problems i think that the teachers and principals do everything that they can to ensure a safe environment to learn in, however they can only do so much as a student if had to get in to a fight that it wouldn t matter to them who started it but both would get in trouble though the school dose kinda look like a prison lol

- submitted by a student
July 24, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
July 10, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating June 19, 2008
northwest is the best school i ever went to!!! the teachers are so willing to help the students and it's a great learning enviornment!!! the staff at northwest is the reason i finished high school!!!

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September 03, 2007
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April 29, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2005
Im a sophmore at Northwest I love it because all the teachers are really caring. I wanted to say thank you for being there all the students. To my teachers had last year an extra thanks because while my brother were over seas my teacher were they for me to talk too. Thanks

- submitted by a former student
September 13, 2005
Iam a freshmen at Northwest High School and Iam new to the district. I came to the school not knowing any one and all the students and all the teachers made me feel really comfortable with all my surroundings -Jen go 09

- submitted by a student
August 19, 2005
I've been involved in this school for 8 yrs.now,and I think the highschool is way too crowed. I haven't had any problems with the teachers but for the principals,they dont seem to be very involved,and they dont take bullying very serious. I have a teen that attends here,but if I could afford it,I would send my child to a private school.

- submitted by a parent
July 04, 2005
This school is socially acceptable for everyone. You have a broad choice of classes and activties in this school. Northwest offers many musical choices also. Some such as marching band, choir many types and many types of band. This school all in all is a great school.

- submitted by a student
June 03, 2005
Northwest is a great school. I have 2 kids, one a freshmen, the other a senior. They enjoy their school very much. The teachers are great, just like the school. My only complaint is the lack of landscaping around the school.

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2005
Northwest High School has prepared my daughter for everything she will experinece in college. The teachers are fine and many are above average. The education has been great and we are very happy. The only complaint is the lack of involvement. Many parents in this district need to encourage their kids to be more involved.

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2005
I srongly would suggest you reconsider moving in this district. The Highschool is too crowded to the point there is not enough books to go around. There is alot of bullying that goes on also. I would also say that the administration there do not give their students rights as under the constitution of the United States and Missouri. I have not been impressed with the teaching staff either.

- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2005
As a student that's been in the Northwest district for nine years, I can say that the schools have improve more and more every year but there's still a lot of drugs and violence. Most parents aren't involved enough in their children's education, but over all, it's not a really bad school. It could be a lot worse. -Lindsey

- submitted by a student
March 12, 2005
Northwest is a great school and has helped my children grow into fine adults. The parents are the only problem with this district because many have no motivation. All you need to do is encourage your kids to get involved and they will enjoy their education. Go Lions Soccer!

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2005
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- submitted by a student
December 02, 2004
I would strongly encourage parents thinking of moving into this district to reconsider.

- submitted by a parent
November 27, 2004
I think the highschool is way too crowed,and not enough teachers.I also believe theres too much bullying,and not enough disapline.teachers nor principals do not take it serious enough.

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2004
Im a student at Northwest High School, I've been in the district for about 6 years now and every year the school improves more and more. The activities, staff, and sports are awesome. I enjoy attending this school and it's really better than you could imagine. I wouldn't change schools for anything.

- submitted by a staff
September 22, 2004
Northwest is suffering from a large population of uninvolved, disintereseted students and parents. Getting your child involved will significatnly increase their educational development at this school.

- submitted by a former student
February 29, 2004
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Northwest High School
6005 Cedar Hill Rd, Cedar Hill, MO  63016
(636) 274-0555
Last modified Northwest High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Northwest High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 38 reviews. Top