2014 Academic Indicators
- College Readiness Index
- Math Proficiency
- Reading Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 1,121 Students
- 66 Teachers
North High School
501 HOLCOMB AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50313
Phone: (515) 242-7200
At North High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at North High School is 16 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 62 percent. North High School is 1 of 7 high schools in the Des Moines Independent Community School District.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||62%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||79%|
U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).
|Proficient in Reading||54%|
|Proficient in Math||46%|
|College Readiness Index||8.0|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||Yes|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Reading (district average)||62%|
|Proficient in Math (district average)||55%|
|College Readiness (district average)||11.1|
Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.
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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.