Northwestern Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,332
Best Middle School in Georgia
#21
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Fulton County
Type Public
 Phone (770)667-2870
 Location 12805 Birmingham Hwy
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Charter School No

Northwestern Middle School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Georgia middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 21st in the best public middle schools in Georgia.

Racial Demographics

The Northwestern Middle School student body is primarily White with a small Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White69.8%930
Black9.1%121
Hispanic7.2%96
Asian Pacific9.8%131
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races4.1%54

Family Income

vs. other Georgia middle schools
Upper 2.5%

7.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Georgia middle school median of 59.7%. By this measure, Northwestern Middle School students are largely wealthy and rank 11th in Georgia for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade427
7th Grade418
8th Grade487
Total1,332

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
68%
Rank in Georgia
21st
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Northwestern Middle School scored an average 68% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Georgia Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.1% of Georgia middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls67%74%
Boys67%61%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander90% to 94%*90% to 94%*
Black35% to 39%*55% to 59%*
Hispanic45% to 49%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial60% to 69%*60% to 69%*
White70%68%
With Disabilites15% to 19%*15% to 19%*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

Police Referral Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.2%30
Boys3.2%22
Girls1.2%8
Georgia Median15.1%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.6%8
Boys0.9%6
Girls0.3%2

Location

Northwestern Middle School
12805 Birmingham Hwy
Alpharetta, GA
30004
(770)667-2870

10 out of 10 1

District

Fulton County
Atlanta, GA