Northwest Alternative High School

Serves grades 7 - 12

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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
6900 Rives Junction Rd
Jackson, MI 49201
Phone
(517) 817-4702
District
NORTHWEST COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
County
JACKSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
78
Classroom Teachers
4

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

1

(10 is best)

Better than 7.6% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

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

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 11.80 46
Proficiency in Reading 11.80 50
Proficiency in Math 41

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.50
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.83
AVG FOR STATE 18.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 1 1.3%
Grade 9 7 9.0%
Grade 10 15 19.2%
Grade 11 22 28.2%
Grade 12 33 42.3%
Total 78 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 82.2% 89.9% 69.3%
Black 9.6% 3.1% 18.4%
Hispanic 8.2% 5.7% 8.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 1.0% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 80.8% 53.0% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 78.2% 43.5% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.6% 9.5% 5.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,729 9,995,915
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 247.3 177
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.7% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 13.5% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.3% 31.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.1% 27.5%
65 OR OLDER 16.3% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,282 3,909,509
Single Parent Households With Children 9.5% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.8% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 17.8% 28.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.5% 9.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.9% 13.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.7% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.6% 19.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.8% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 11.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,350 $19,558,000 61.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $339 $1,044,120 3.3%
Staff $89 $274,120 0.9%
General Administration $467 $1,438,360 4.5%
School Administration $615 $1,894,200 5.9%
Operation $821 $2,528,680 7.9%
Transportation $377 $1,161,160 3.6%
Other $103 $317,240 1.0%
Total Support $2,810 $8,654,800 27.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,179 $3,631,320 11.4%
Total Expenditures $10,339 $31,844,120 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,210 $9,436,018,885 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $832 $1,264,432,378 6.8%
Staff $514 $781,036,331 4.2%
General Administration $240 $364,240,642 2.0%
School Administration $597 $907,444,508 4.9%
Operation $910 $1,382,300,257 7.5%
Transportation $433 $658,720,435 3.6%
Other $510 $774,723,285 4.2%
Total Support $4,036 $6,132,905,971 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,959 $2,976,554,816 16.1%
Total Expenditures $12,204 $18,545,361,528 100.0%
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%