Northwest High School in Clarksville, TN - Niche

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Northwest High School is a public 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 105 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 105 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Teachers: Teachers at Northwest are incredibly involved and positive. The stay after school almost every day and help students with any problems they may have.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: My experience at Northwest High School overall has been great. Many things such as basketball and track have mad my high school experience very fun. I would go here again because they care about their sports and team chemistry.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers here at Northwest High School are good at what they do. There however are many things they could do to improve such as putting in more effort with the students.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I would choose this school if I could do it all over. Nothwest highschool may not have the best students, parents, or placement in Clarksville, but I know that these teachers care. I would honesty take more advantage of them staying after!
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: Northwest Highschool has a bad name, but the students are engaged, and the teachers do care. They offer to stay after multiple days of the week, and give out personal contact information if it is needed.

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2.66 Liberty Elementary School Public
2.33 Kenwood Elementary School Public
2.33 Kenwood Middle School Public
2.33 Kenwood High School Public
2.00 Byrns L. Darden Elementary School Public
2.33 West Creek Middle School Public
3.00 West Creek High School Public
Tabernacle Christian School Private, Religious
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2.66 Woodlawn Elementary School Public
2.66 Clarksville Academy Private
2.66 The Middle College at Austin Peay State University Public, Alternative
2.66 Hazelwood Elementary School Public
2.33 Burt Elementary School Public
Academy for Keener Minds Private, Religious
Pisgah Elementary School Public
2.33 Glenellen Elementary School Public
3.00 Norman Smith Elementary School Public
Weems Academy Private, Special Education
2.66 Cumberland Heights Elementary School Public
2.66 Moore Magnet Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.33 Northeast High School Public
2.33 Northeast Middle School Public
2.33 Northeast Elementary School Public
2.66 St. Bethlehem Elementary School Public
Academy for Academic Excellence Private, Special Education
Unity Christian Academy Private, Religious
Immaculate Conception School Private, Religious
2.66 Barksdale Elementary School Public
2.33 Richview Middle School Public
2.66 Clarksville High School Public
3.00 Rossview Elementary School Public
2.66 Rossview Middle School Public
3.00 Rossview High School Public

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

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


Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

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


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 22 responses

  • 68% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 14% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 100% You meet some great friends and teachers.

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 15 responses

  • 60% There's a huge variety of different students.
  • 40% Tech Programs, like Hair and Auto

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 59% Vikings
  • 35% "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 18 responses

  • 6% I love everything about this school.
  • 78% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.