Northwest High School in Clarksville, TN - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,222
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    110 3.2
  • Ranking

Northwest High School is a public coed school in Clarksville, Tennessee. It has 1,222 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 55% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 110 reviews written and they have been mixed.

800 Lafayette Rd
Clarksville, TN 37042
(931) 648-5675

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 110 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Academics: Excellent options, but not enough of them.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: A mix indeed, but careful when you speak about it
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: A good try, but lacking luster.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: A beautiful journey, but a path with thorns.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: Teachers are not superheros saving every student.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.33 Kenwood Middle School Public, Coed
2.33 Kenwood High School Public, Coed
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2.66 Rossview Middle School Public, Coed
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Kenwood High School 3 mi. 1,080
3.00 West Creek High School 4 mi. 1,243
2.33 Northeast High School 7 mi. 1,167
2.66 Clarksville High School 10 mi. 1,328
3.00 Rossview High School 10 mi. 1,432

Around Northwest High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

Northwest High School United States Tennessee Clarksville High School Kenwood High School Northeast High School Rossview High School West Creek High School
White 57.0% 51.0% 65.5% 72.0% 38.0% 41.0% 68.0% 37.0%
African American 26.0% 15.0% 23.0% 16.0% 39.0% 36.0% 18.0% 37.0%
Hispanic 8.0% 25.0% 7.8% 5.0% 11.0% 13.0% 6.0% 14.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.8% 1.6% 3.0% 8.0% 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.8% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 29.2%
Grade 10 25.2%
Grade 11 20.5%
Grade 12 25.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 13% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 94% You meet some great friends and teachers.
  • 6% The friendly enviroment and support.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 73% The unruly and disrespectful students.
  • 18% The stress that is being put on the teachers.
  • 9% EOC Preps

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 56% There's a huge variety of different students.
  • 38% Tech Programs, like Hair and Auto
  • 6% The Health Sceince Acadmey

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 56% Vikings
  • 39% "Level 5"
  • 6% Your under average high school

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 69% Do your work and don't procrastinate.
  • 31% Don't get involved with the wrong people.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 5% I love everything about this school.
  • 79% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 16% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.