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School leader:  Leslie Roach
4515 Portola Parkway
Irvine, CA 92620-2200

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Coed / Single gender
    Mixto
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    American Sign Language (ASL), French
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74 reviews

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1 STAR
6

Recent Comments


Develops grit: Disagree
Submitted by a student · June 15, 2016
Sure, these students are all working hard to get into Ivy Leagues. But once they get there, they can hardly hang on. Alot fall behind the rest of the class and graduate with lower GPAs. There is this entitlement thinking once they reach college,... more

Grateful to: Student
Submitted by a student · June 15, 2016
Despite the elitist, cut-throat atmosphere, I did find a few sparkling gems, like the special needs kids. They were the most sincere and loyal folks I've met.

Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective
Submitted by a student · June 15, 2016
The teachers are nice for the most part. But the cirriculum is just so perfectionist and rigid (see last part) that it's silly. Making matters worse is that the math classes are like the Common Core before there was a Common Core--it makes... more

Amount of homework: Too much
Submitted by a student · June 15, 2016
They hardly offer any APs to lower-classmen, so they have to cram alot more APs into their junior and senior schedules. Also, you have to Ace Algebra II to get into Honors Pre-Calc (and there's no regular Pre-Calc; you'll have to take an extra... more

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Northwood High School
4515 Portola Parkway, Irvine, CA  92620-2200
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 74 reviews. (949) 936-7200
Last modified Northwood High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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