Northwestern High School is located in Rock Hill, SC and is one of 4 high schools in York 3 School District. It is a magnet school that serves 1734 students in grades 9-12.
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Northwestern High School did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of South Carolina in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Northwestern High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Northwestern High School
Tammy Walls: Northwestern High School is a great school. We have a principal with many years of experience. He and his staff really care about the kids. The school helps to prepare students for college or life after high school. The football team isn't half bad either. Go Trojans!
by a Parent
on Nov 10, 2011
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Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Northwestern High School had 40% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. South Carolina had 54% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The York 3 spends $9,124 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 59% on instruction, 37% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about York 3 District
In 2011, Northwestern High School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The South Carolina average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For South Carolina, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Palmetto Achievement Challenge Tests (PACT) Results and High School Assessment Program (HSAP) Results for all subjects tested.more...