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Davenport, IA
Students enrolled: 1,046

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626 West 53rd St
Davenport, IA 52806

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(563) 388-9880
(563) 388-9456
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March 12, 2014
You'll hear stories about how great Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley are, but truth be told, I lived in those school districts and the kids are very spoiled and ungrateful. Davenport North is more down-to-earth, has great teachers, great community, and is safe. There is a lot of diversity in this district and that's a positive in my book.

- submitted by a parent

August 12, 2013
Don't listen to the wise of North High School I'm a West but I'm here to tell u what the SoCo good students did it they tagged West High School in there going to pay for it now that proves that all these guys on is of misfits ragtag misfits when West High is all nice and all that we are good people.

- submitted by a community member

March 18, 2009
North High School is truly the best school in Davenport. Their sports and academics excel to the highest point. The bulk of the students are very civilized and come from good families so there really isn't much violence if any. So far nothing has happened involving fights. My brothers went here and North prepared them for college very well. The principal is very nice and she makes sure that any of your problems are solved. The counslers are a big help as well. There are bad students but they normally just slack off and they don't bother students that excel. The choir program is really good. The choral directors help each of the singers get better. The band program is good as well. I think that North prepares you for college better than Central and West. North has a great MCJROTC. Overall, North High is the best.

- submitted by a student

March 16, 2009
I graduated from North High in 2004, and I am aware that a lot of things can change in a few years, but most of the negativity towards this school was around even when I went their. This school offers a great educational experience and yes if you are hoping to get a scholarship for athletics it might not be the best choice for you , but if you are looking for a small caring environment then North can be a great option. I have always heard negativity directed at the academics, but I am living proof like all things in life it's what you make of it. I graduated with a 3.8 and was president of two clubs and active on multiple sports teams. I had no issues getting into every school I applied for and excelling once I was their. There are options for those who wish to succeed

- submitted by a student

March 10, 2009
Ive graduated from North, If your not street smart don't go there because you will get made fun of. Their are some excellent teachers who really do care about the students but some (like the principal) only come out of there offices once a year to look for their shadows. Its not the worst school but its no where near the best.

- submitted by a student

December 22, 2008
I am a former student from North. North is a terrible school. It poorly prepare students for College. There was a lot of violence, the hall's were literally policed like a prison, and student attitude and respect towards staff was deplorable. I would ask my parents to go to a different school every year, trying to tell them how bad a school it was, but they didn't believe me... That is until my little sister went here and also begged to leave. And good for her they listened, took her out, and sent her to a better school. Where she later graduated with a 3.8. Please if you send your child here, and they complain and want to go to a different school, listen. With that said, there are some good teachers and students. I cant bulk everyone together. North does have a nice choir program.

- submitted by a student

May 30, 2007
My third child is currently attending North. It is a great school. We have been very happy with academics and school activities that are provided. Wonderful enviroment!

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2006
its hared to tell just yet.at least till report cards come home. so far the block schedual has been awesom....so far we have 3 a/s and 1 b..and that includes algebra. which last year was a D subject. this seems to keep a focus where the 7 subject day seems overwelming. as long as this keeps up. the horizon is certainly in sight

- submitted by a parent

January 25, 2006
I had four students attend North High. It has a great band program and facilities in general. All four of my kids went on to receive college degrees. Some believe another school in Davenport is better, that is not true. They need to discover instead of perceive.

- submitted by a parent

December 20, 2005
'I attended North for my first two years and I now attend North Scott Highschool. Why? because the students back you up about 1% of the way, the sports are a joke, very few athletes actually try and give it there all to win. It simply isnt a good school if your going for a sport, and the staff isn't as trustworthy as most other schools. I am very happy with NorthScott, it has been a 180 degree turn for me and im now going in the right direction and already getting many colleges from all over to talk to me.'

- submitted by a student

September 30, 2005
So far I'm happy with North. Much smaller than the other 2 Davenport Schools and much less snobby than the Bettendorf schools. Is it perfect? No but I don't think you will find one that is. School very good if your child is in vocal music or instrumental.

- submitted by a parent

September 09, 2003
This school would not be my number one choice for a new student to enter. Sure the new cafeteria is great but that is about it. Teaching wise--I could do myself. Not happy with the staff at all. Not very professional.

- submitted by a parent
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At North, an innovative, dedicated staff hold high academic standards for our diverse student body, guiding students’ choices to better prepare them for post secondary opportunities. Students participate in award winning MCJROTC, visual and performing arts, multiple academic based clubs, and athletic programs. NHS was honored by the Iowa Department of Education for Innovation, has top notch facilities, dedicated staff, and community support.


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North High School
626 West 53rd St, Davenport, IA  52806
(563) 388-9880
Last modified North High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
North High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top