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

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Shawnee Mission Northwest High School is a highly rated, public school located in Shawnee Mission, KS. It has 1,656 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.

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Shawnee Mission Northwest High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1280
66 responses
Average ACT
27
368 responses
AP Enrollment
33%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$87,120
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,008
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$237,500
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 33 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 97 responses
  • The assemblies are always really fun.
    16%
  • Seminar Shows
    15%
  • Adopt-a-Tot
    14%
  • Cougar Coaster
    13%
  • Marching Band Lightshow
    13%
  • Dances
    7%
  • Bonfire/ Not so Late Night
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,656
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 37 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 37 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 37 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,744
Teachers in First/Second Year
6%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 49 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 49 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 49 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,069 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 53 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 53 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 53 responses

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