Northwest Early College High School (nwechs)

Overview

Student Enrollment
282
Best High School in Texas
#75
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District CANUTILLO ISD
Type Public
 Phone (915)877-1700
 Location 6701 S DESERT BLVD BUILDING
EL PASO, TX 79932
Charter School Yes

Northwest Early College High School (nwechs) has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 75th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Racial Demographics

The Northwest Early College High School (nwechs) student body is mostly Hispanic with a small White population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White7.8%22
Black2.8%8
Hispanic87.2%246
Asian Pacific1.4%4
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.7%2

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 43.7%

45% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, NORTHWEST EARLY COLLEGE H S (NWECHS) students are largely middle income and rank 670th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman97
Sophomore78
Junior58
Senior49
Total282

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
91%
Rank in Texas
66th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Northwest Early College High School (nwechs) scored an average 91% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 6.5% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% or more*95% or more*
Boys80% or more*90% to 94%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander-suppressed*
Blacksuppressed*50% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*90% to 94%*
Multiracial-suppressed*
Whitesuppressed*50% or more*
With Disabilites--
Limited Englishsuppressed*50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1052

The average SAT score for Northwest Early College High School (nwechs) students in 2015 was 1052.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
55%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
-9th
AP Pass Rate Rating
-

Northwest Early College High School (nwechs) offers 5 AP courses. 55 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Northwest Early College High School (nwechs) had -8 taking AP exams with a -4 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the -900% percentile and the Texas state median of -9 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 50% -9%
Students enrolled in an AP class 55% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate -6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 27%
AP Courses Offered 5

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.1%8
Boys6.2%6
Girls2.1%2

Location

Northwest Early College High School (nwechs)
6701 S DESERT BLVD BUILDING
EL PASO, TX
79932
(915)877-1700

10 out of 10 1

District

CANUTILLO ISD
EL PASO, TX