Northwest Junior High School

Serves grades 7 - 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1507 8th St
Coralville, IA 52241
Phone
(319) 688-1060
District
IOWA CITY COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
JOHNSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
642
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

5

(10 is best)

Better than 43.6% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Northwest Junior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 78
Proficiency in Reading 77 74
Proficiency in Math 76 81

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 74
Proficiency in Reading 82 74
Proficiency in Math 72.0 74

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.34
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.08
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 349 54.4%
Grade 8 293 45.6%
Total 642 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 51.2% 61.7% 79.4%
Black 26.5% 19.4% 6.3%
Hispanic 9.1% 12.1% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.1% 6.4% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.7% 36.4% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.5% 32.1% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.2% 4.3% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 116,107 3,145,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 873.9 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.1% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 45.1% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 19.1% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 9.6% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 46,903 1,251,587
Single Parent Households With Children 6.7% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.7% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 56.6% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.8% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.8% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.1% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.5% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.9% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.5% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 16.3% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,038 $95,139,684 44.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $352 $4,758,336 2.2%
Staff $716 $9,678,888 4.5%
General Administration $138 $1,865,484 0.9%
School Administration $510 $6,894,180 3.2%
Operation $967 $13,071,906 6.1%
Transportation $316 $4,271,688 2.0%
Other $290 $3,920,220 1.8%
Total Support $3,289 $44,460,702 20.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,458 $73,781,244 34.6%
Total Expenditures $15,785 $213,381,630 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,726 $3,430,735,424 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $372 $189,974,690 2.9%
Staff $466 $237,839,180 3.6%
General Administration $258 $131,587,327 2.0%
School Administration $597 $304,455,415 4.6%
Operation $916 $467,415,844 7.0%
Transportation $394 $200,978,343 3.0%
Other $284 $144,899,163 2.2%
Total Support $3,288 $1,677,152,877 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,014 $1,537,172,933 23.1%
Total Expenditures $13,027 $6,645,049,446 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%