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Northwestern High School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Maryland. Students here have below average college readiness measures, ... More this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform below average on state tests.
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ACADEMICS

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Test scores

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Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
English
12%
State avg: 43%
Details
Algebra I
3%
State avg: 27%

Equity

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Equity overview

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Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


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Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Hispanic
68%
Black
27%
White
3%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
1%
Native American
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
356 :1
State avg: 384 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
71%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood

7000 Adelphi Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782
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