School Details

Northwest College Preparatory High School

Test Scores by grade

0.9%
6%
31%
4%
4%
28%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rochester City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

2%
6%
34%
1%
4%
27%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rochester City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

6%
25%
64%
6%
25%
64%
8%
24%
78%
36%
36%
73%
47%
58%
82%
16%
34%
75%
35%
43%
71%
44%
40%
72%
55%
51%
78%
19%
41%
79%

Regents Exams (RE)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rochester City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Northwest College Preparatory High School is a public high school in Rochester. The principal of Northwest College Preparatory High School is Dr. Mary Aronson. 480 students attend Northwest College Preparatory High School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 3% of the Northwest College Preparatory High School students have "limited English proficiency." 83% of the 480 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Northwest College Preparatory High School is 10:1. Northeast College Preparatory High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 71% 65%
Hispanic 16% 22%
White, non-Hispanic 11% 11%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Asian 0.5% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 81%
Limited English proficiency 3% 9%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Great small school environment. Students are required to meet high expectations (2 AP's before graduation) and are guided by a supportive staff. Not a typical high school experience much more focused on college readiness.

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Overall score

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  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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