28.8% of Northwestern High School students pass state test
On the 2014-2015 PARCC exam, students at Northwestern High School scored a passage rate of 28.8 percent and a failure rate of 71.2 percent.
Passage of the PARCC exam reflects the percentage of students who "met expectations" or "exceeded expectations." In Illinois, overall, 32.9 percent of students passed the PARCC exam.
Per pupil spending at Northwestern High School is $11,124. The average spending in the state is $12,521. Northwestern High School is part of the Northwestern Cusd 2 school district, and 50 percent of Northwestern Cusd 2's spending is supported by local funding. For the average school district in Illinois, 66 percent of per pupil spending is supported with local funds.
Chicago Public Schools is seeking a bailout of its district from Illinois taxpayers. Students in Chicago Public Schools scored a passage rate of 25 percent on the PARCC exam. Per pupil spending in Chicago is $15,120, with 49 percent of this amount coming from local sources of fund.
Chicago is seeking to expand the per pupil funding by 25 percent. With their plan, the increase would be paid for by Illinois taxpayers, bringing the total funding to $18,900. Illinois taxpayers would provide approximately 61 percent of this higher funding level.