Northwood Jr High 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
945 North Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone
(224) 765-3600
District
NORTH SHORE SD 112
County
LAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
516
Classroom Teachers
46

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

7

(10 is best)

Better than 61.5% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Northwood Jr High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 30
Proficiency in Reading 32 33
Proficiency in Math 32 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 47 34
Proficiency in Reading 47 39
Proficiency in Math 47 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 35 32
Proficiency in Reading 37 35
Proficiency in Math 32.0 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.13
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.47
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 180 34.9%
Grade 7 179 34.7%
Grade 8 157 30.4%
Total 516 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 43.1% 66.2% 49.7%
Black 2.5% 2.0% 17.3%
Hispanic 50.2% 28.1% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.9% 3.4% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.3% 25.1% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.7% 23.5% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.6% 1.6% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 35,539 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,695.6 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.6% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.7% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.3% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 20.5% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,690 4,803,782
Single Parent Households With Children 6.2% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.4% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 69.9% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 44.9% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.5% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.5% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.6% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.7% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.2% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 6.6% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,050 $57,043,000 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,225 $9,033,500 8.8%
Staff $1,457 $5,915,420 5.8%
General Administration $467 $1,896,020 1.9%
School Administration $1,208 $4,904,480 4.8%
Operation $1,994 $8,095,640 7.9%
Transportation $705 $2,862,300 2.8%
Other $800 $3,248,000 3.2%
Total Support $8,855 $35,951,300 35.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,242 $9,102,520 8.9%
Total Expenditures $25,147 $102,096,820 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
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%