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Northwestern High School
  • Public, Magnet
  • ROCK HILL, SC

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Northwestern High School is an above average, public, magnet school located in ROCK HILL, SC. It has 1,798 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 63% of students are at least proficient in math and 71% in reading.

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2503 WEST MAIN STREET
ROCK HILL, SC 29732

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
71%
Percent Proficient - Math
63%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1090
308 responses
Average ACT
23
121 responses
AP Enrollment
8%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$50,444
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$967
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$155,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 45 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 45 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 132 responses
  • Football games
    29%
  • Spirit Weeks
    22%
  • Pep-rallies
    14%
  • Basketball games
    8%
  • Cheer competitions and track meets
    8%
  • summer
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,798
Free or Reduced Lunch
45%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 53 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 53 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 53 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,839
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.9%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 72 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 72 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 72 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,393 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 69 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 69 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 69 responses

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