Northern High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#843
College Readiness Index
35.8
Math Proficiency
3.0
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,018 Students
  • 57 Teachers

Northern High School
3801 LEONARD ST NE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49525

Phone: (616) 493-8600

District: Forest Hills Public Schools

Overview

Northern High School is ranked 19th within Michigan. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Northern High School is 42 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 21 percent. Northern High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Forest Hills Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#843
State Rank
#19

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,018
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 21%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 15%
Full-Time Teachers 57

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Test Scores

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 84%
Proficient in Math 81%
College Readiness Index 35.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 3,174
Proficient in Reading (district average) 86%
Proficient in Math (district average) 84%
College Readiness (district average) 39.4

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