Northwest Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 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
1000 N Front St
Reading, PA 19601
Phone
(610) 371-5772
District
READING SD
County
BERKS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
889
Classroom Teachers
56

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

1

(10 is best)

Better than 4.5% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
14%
51%
22%
63%
5%
39%
14%
51%
22%
63%
5%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
19%
49%
27%
60%
10%
38%
19%
49%
27%
60%
10%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
16
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 207 23.3%
Grade 6 244 27.4%
Grade 7 216 24.3%
Grade 8 222 25.0%
Total 889 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 4.6% 5.3% 66.6%
Black 7.7% 7.5% 15.5%
Hispanic 87.3% 86.8% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.4% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.9% 95.5% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.9% 95.5% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 88,232 12,801,989
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 8,778.5 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.1% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.9% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.5% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.1% 27.3%
65 OR OLDER 10.4% 17.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 29,070 5,053,106
Single Parent Households With Children 24.5% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 68.4% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 10.8% 31.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 1.9% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 6.0% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.6% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.4% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.3% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 23.7% 13.8%
$15,000 or less 23.0% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,022 $122,982,000 47.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $692 $12,124,000 4.7%
Staff $264 $4,615,000 1.8%
General Administration $642 $11,249,000 4.3%
School Administration $567 $9,933,000 3.8%
Operation $1,157 $20,262,000 7.8%
Transportation $34 $589,000 0.2%
Other $359 $6,292,000 2.4%
Total Support $3,715 $65,064,000 25.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,148 $72,652,000 27.9%
Total Expenditures $14,886 $260,698,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,346 $16,077,487,000 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $803 $1,381,005,000 4.2%
Staff $512 $881,127,000 2.7%
General Administration $418 $719,532,000 2.2%
School Administration $711 $1,222,378,000 3.7%
Operation $1,450 $2,494,170,000 7.5%
Transportation $686 $1,180,197,000 3.6%
Other $534 $919,352,000 2.8%
Total Support $5,114 $8,797,761,000 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,756 $8,181,559,000 24.7%
Total Expenditures $19,217 $33,056,807,000 100.0%
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%