Northwood High School

4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
14
Grades
9-12
Students
1,497
Type
Public
Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
Biology I
81%
State avg: 85%
English
30%
State avg: 40%
Algebra II
9%
State avg: 20%
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College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
81%
State avg: 87%
AP course participation
26%
State avg: 27%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
51%
State avg: 60%
Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
Black
White
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes because they know that teachers are the most important factor on their child’s education, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
223 :1
State avg: 429 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
19%
State avg: 14%
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Neighborhood
919 University Blvd West
Silver Spring, MD 20901
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Last modified: April 20, 2017
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