Northwood High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
37.4
Algebra Proficiency
2.8
English Proficiency
N/A
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,080 Students
  • 63 Teachers

Northwood High
310 NORTHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL R
PITTSBORO, NC 27312

Phone: (919) 542-4181

District: Chatham County Schools

Overview

At Northwood High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Northwood High is 50 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 32 percent. Northwood High is 1 of 3 high schools in the Chatham County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 1,080
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 32%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 29%
Full-Time Teachers 63

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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 English N/A
Proficient in Algebra 71%
College Readiness Index 37.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Distant Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

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 2,301
Proficient in English (district average) 70%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 69%
College Readiness (district average) 28.3

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Northwood High is 1 of 3 schools in the Chatham County Schools.

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