Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Total students

25,264

Avg. teacher experience

10.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.9 %

Statewide: 90.3%

Northwest ISD is a school district in Fort Worth, TX. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 25,264 students. 29% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of A for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 94.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.6% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Northwest ISD was 1040 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 23.5.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $61,009, which is $3,368 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.nisdtx.org

Superintendent

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Northwest ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

25,264

African American

2,541 (10.1%)

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

122 (0.5%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1,271 (5%)

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

5,845 (23.1%)

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

63 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

14,811 (58.6%)

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

611 (2.4%)

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

10.1%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

5.0%

Hispanic

23.1%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

58.6%

Two or more races

2.4%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

29 %

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

21.6 %

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

6.9 %

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

29.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

21.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.9%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

6.7 %

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

10.3 %

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.7 %

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

6.7%

Gifted and talented

10.3%

Special education

11.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

A

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

A

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

94.9 %

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

91.4 %

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

88.9 %

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

98.5 %

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

93.9 %

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

100 %

Statewide: 89.2%

White

95.4 %

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

97.6 %

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

91.4%

American Indian

88.9%

Asian

98.5%

Hispanic

93.9%

Pacific Islander

100.0%

White

95.4%

Two or more races

97.6%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.6 %

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

1.1 %

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0.3 %

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.7 %

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.5 %

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

3.3 %

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

3.2 %

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

3.5 %

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

2.2 %

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3.1 %

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

1.6 %

Statewide: 7.2%

White

3.4 %

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

4.6 %

Statewide: 6.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2019-2020 school year.

All students

38.2 %

Statewide: 22%

African American

23.8 %

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

47.1 %

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

64.6 %

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

31.9 %

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

50 %

Statewide: 19.5%

White

40.2 %

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

44.3 %

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

71.5 %

Statewide: 59%

African American

67.7 %

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

50 %

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

82.1 %

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

64.4 %

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 58.9%

White

72.9 %

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

64.5 %

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1040

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

23.5

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

69 %

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

50.9 %

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

48.6 %

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

69.0%

Math

50.9%

Reading + Math

48.6%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

1,728.8

African American

41.6 (2.4%)

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

9 (0.5%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

18.9 (1.1%)

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

142.6 (8.3%)

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0.9 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,499.8 (86.8%)

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

16 (0.9%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

1 (0.1%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

1,220 (70.6%)

Statewide: 73%

Master's

500.9 (29%)

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

7 (0.4%)

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14.6

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

10.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$61,009

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$55,714

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$57,279

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$59,167

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$62,800

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$68,157

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$73,878

Statewide: $69,974

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