Northwest Middle School

7020 Hwy 49 North, Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3609
10

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 610 students 16 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

87%
43%
57%
89%
48%
63%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Jackson Public School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

95%
52%
63%
92%
52%
66%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
94%
94%
93%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Jackson Public School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

96%
39%
55%
92%
57%
73%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
92%
44%
64%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Jackson Public School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

91%
71%
78%

Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP)

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP) to test students in English II, writing, algebra I, biology I and U.S. history at the completion of each course. Students must pass all parts of the SATP in order to graduate from high school. The SATP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to pass the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Jackson Public School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Northwest Middle School is a public middle school in Jackson. 610 students attend Northwest Middle School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 94% of the 610 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Northwest Middle School is 16:1. Capital City Alternative School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 98% 97%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Multiracial 0.3% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 1%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 89%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Your Child deserves a better education so try to get them to get better grades and get accepted before its to late I know it is the best skill ever trust me I know some one who works there and goes there you need to register todayy -)

  • (1 year ago)

    Northwest is one of the absolute best schools in the country. It has excellent teachers who are devoted to making sure that every student succeeds. Over the past years Northwest has been a blessing to past students and it continues that today. With a wonderful environment Northwest is the absolute best school for any child.

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