Students enrolled 655
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School leader Ms. Lori A. Swafford
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District Northwestern Local School District

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5650 Troy Rd
Springfield, OH 45502

(937) 964-1324
(937) 964-6006
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4 stars
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May 28, 2014
Northwestern was a fine school up until it came time to graduate. I did not attend Northwestern my Junior and Senior years because I chose to pursue career-technical education. The communication between the schools was so poor that I didn't even know about my Senior prom until a week before. I did not know about the senior composite photo until the last day to take the picture. But that is not my point. Northwestern upholds a tradition that academic honor cords may be worn at graduation. All good there, but the cords that I earned academically from Career-Technical education aren't good enough? What? I earned two cords, one for passing my industry certification and one for passing with honors. I can wear neither. I would appreciate it greatly if Northwestern, namely Lori Swafford and Tony Orr, would not belittle what I chose to spend my last two years of high school centered around. When I chose to study Information Technology, that became my curriculum. If I failed the class, I didn't graduate. So, according to Mrs. Swafford and Mr. Orr, I have these two cords which are pointless because they don't fit their definition of "academic."

- submitted by a student
December 19, 2011
My child loves Northwestern. I believe that he is getting an especially good education in chemistry, because he always comes home telling me that he would like to get a job as a scientist, and he shows and tells me what things they did in chemistry class that day.

- submitted by a parent
November 29, 2010
Ok, I am a sophmore at the school and let me just tell you, its awesome! The staff is great even though us students disagree sometimes. There are just one or two impatient ones in the school. I love how if you need help, they try to do their best to help you out (including my Algebra II teacher Mrs. Sroufe). They offer a wide variety of classes (I'm currently taking Spanish, Multimedia, and I'm helping design the Yearbook). The teachers don't except anything but the best and Mrs. Boggess even prepares you for the real world. Overall the staff actually cares about us. I'm glad to say I go to Northwestern, and I hope it continues to be as successful as it is.

- submitted by a student
May 16, 2009
If our students, particularly Levi, are willing to share the love they have for their school, then so shall I. I have lived in the district since I was twelve years old. I went to the elementary at Northwestern, starting at the sixth grade, and completed in 1968. My life and heart can be found in the substance that Northwestern is composed of: family, tradition, loyalty, respectabilty, and excellance. My three children have gone through the same system which gave me commitment to my community, state, and country. We/they all went through, gained, and were fulfilled with the Northwestern value sytem that made them proud and striving adults. A lifetime experienced/lived through the personal involvement with the students of more than three decades, parents, and friends have proved invaluable to my existence. Northwestern has been an excellent school system, community, and home. Martin Harness

- submitted by a parent
November 28, 2004
Howdy, I'm a freshman in highschool and I attend Northwestern. The guidance counsler for the freshman class is the best ever. Most of the staff I've met are very helpful. The teachers are the best. They're awesome at teaching, and if you really don't understand something they're really sweet as they help you understand. (Especially Mrs. Sroufe - Algebra 1) The kids are alright, and the activities are pretty good also. I would highly suggest this school for anyone!

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Northwestern High School
5650 Troy Rd, Springfield, OH  45502
(937) 964-1324
Last modified Northwestern High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Northwestern High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews.