Northwestern Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
12805 Birmingham Hwy
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Phone
(470) 254-2870
District
FULTON COUNTY
County
FULTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1284
Classroom Teachers
85

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Georgia

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.0% of GA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Northwestern Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 43
Proficiency in Reading 83 46
Proficiency in Math 76 39

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 67 40
Proficiency in Reading 66 39
Proficiency in Math 67 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 40
Proficiency in Reading 71 46
Proficiency in Math 58.302583 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.16
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.83
AVG FOR STATE 15.11
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 406 31.6%
Grade 7 427 33.3%
Grade 8 451 35.1%
Total 1284 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 68.9% 28.8% 40.7%
Black 8.8% 43.2% 38.0%
Hispanic 9.3% 15.9% 16.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.7% 11.9% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 6.6% 44.3% 60.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.1% 41.0% 55.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 3.3% 5.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 580,728 10,519,475
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,429.9 180
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.2% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.1% 34.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.4% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 10.8% 13.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 215,281 3,709,488
Single Parent Households With Children 11.4% 12.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.6% 86.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 53.2% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.9% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.4% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.4% 18.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.1% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 7.2% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,300 $605,568,600 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $568 $54,597,296 4.5%
Staff $668 $64,209,496 5.2%
General Administration $68 $6,536,296 0.5%
School Administration $644 $61,902,568 5.1%
Operation $871 $83,722,262 6.8%
Transportation $546 $52,482,612 4.3%
Other $492 $47,292,024 3.9%
Total Support $3,859 $370,934,798 30.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,586 $248,571,492 20.3%
Total Expenditures $12,745 $1,225,074,890 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,158 $10,882,473,346 53.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $526 $929,698,798 4.6%
Staff $511 $903,923,542 4.4%
General Administration $129 $227,147,490 1.1%
School Administration $643 $1,136,500,769 5.6%
Operation $771 $1,363,376,756 6.7%
Transportation $484 $856,045,567 4.2%
Other $320 $564,885,201 2.8%
Total Support $3,385 $5,981,796,435 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,981 $3,501,643,160 17.2%
Total Expenditures $11,524 $20,365,869,544 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%