Accountability rating

Met standard

Northwest ISD: A

Total students

1,756

Avg. teacher experience

12.3 years

Northwest ISD: 10.7 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.1 %

Northwest ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 89.7%

Northwest High School is a high school in Justin, TX, in the Northwest ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 1,756 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 28.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $59,619, which is $6,285 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Northwest High School was 1017. The average ACT score was 22.5. In the Class of 2017, 94.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.3%.

Contact information

Website

www.nisdtx.org/Domain/118

Address

2301 Texan Dr
Justin, TX 76247

Office phone number

(817) 215-0200

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Northwest High School 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 education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,756

African American

130 (7.4%)

Northwest ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

11 (0.6%)

Northwest ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

37 (2.1%)

Northwest ISD: 4%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

428 (24.4%)

Northwest ISD: 21.3%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

6 (0.3%)

Northwest ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

1,120 (63.8%)

Northwest ISD: 63.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

24 (1.4%)

Northwest ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

7.4%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

2.1%

Hispanic

24.4%

Pacific Islander

0.3%

White

63.8%

Two or more races

1.4%

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

28.9 %

Northwest ISD: 31.5%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

24.1 %

Northwest ISD: 18.9%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

2.7 %

Northwest ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

28.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

24.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

2.6 %

Northwest ISD: 5.2%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

73.6 %

Northwest ISD: 20.6%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

8 %

Northwest ISD: 9.8%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

8.9 %

Northwest ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

2.6%

Career and technical

73.6%

Gifted and talented

8.0%

Special education

8.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Northwest ISD: A

Student achievement

N/A

Northwest ISD: A

School progress

N/A

Northwest ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Northwest ISD: 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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

94.1 %

Northwest ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

98.1 %

Northwest ISD: 95.7%

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

Masked

Northwest ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Northwest ISD: 97.8%

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

94.4 %

Northwest ISD: 94%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Northwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.6%

White

93.4 %

Northwest ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

94.4 %

Northwest ISD: 96.9%

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

98.1%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

94.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

93.4%

Two or more races

94.4%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 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

1.3 %

Northwest ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Northwest ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

0.6 %

Northwest ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Northwest ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

1.4 %

Northwest ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Northwest ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.2%

White

1.5 %

Northwest ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Northwest ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

32.6 %

Northwest ISD: 41.8%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

18.6 %

Northwest ISD: 27.7%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

60 %

Northwest ISD: 43.8%

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

52.2 %

Northwest ISD: 64.3%

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

31 %

Northwest ISD: 34.3%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Northwest ISD: 50%

Statewide: 24.4%

White

33.5 %

Northwest ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

47.6 %

Northwest ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

64.9 %

Northwest ISD: 62.2%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

75 %

Northwest ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

Masked

Northwest ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

66.7 %

Northwest ISD: 65.1%

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

62.5 %

Northwest ISD: 59%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Northwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 46.8%

White

64 %

Northwest ISD: 64.2%

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

90 %

Northwest ISD: 65.5%

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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

1017

Northwest ISD: 1048

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

22.5

Northwest ISD: 23.1

Statewide: 20.3

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 the Class of 2017.

Reading

63.2 %

Northwest ISD: 70.7%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

43.2 %

Northwest ISD: 53.4%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

41.6 %

Northwest ISD: 51.4%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

63.2%

Math

43.2%

Reading + Math

41.6%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

127.1

African American

1 (0.8%)

Northwest ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

2 (1.6%)

Northwest ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.8%)

Northwest ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

7.9 (6.2%)

Northwest ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Northwest ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

110.4 (86.8%)

Northwest ISD: 88.9%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

4.8 (3.8%)

Northwest ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Northwest ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

79.9 (62.8%)

Northwest ISD: 71.3%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

46.2 (36.4%)

Northwest ISD: 27.9%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

1 (0.8%)

Northwest ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

13.8

Northwest ISD: 15.4

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

12.3 years

Northwest ISD: 10.7 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$59,619

Northwest ISD: $57,809

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$53,698

Northwest ISD: $52,836

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$54,750

Northwest ISD: $54,216

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$57,297

Northwest ISD: $56,551

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$60,653

Northwest ISD: $59,725

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$68,012

Northwest ISD: $66,725

Statewide: $61,428

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