Students enrolled 1316
Hours no info
School leader Mr William Laine
Transportation options Yes
District Guilford County Schools

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7101 Spencer-Dixon Road
Greensboro, NC 27455

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(336) 643-8449
(336) 644-2589
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4 stars
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April 27, 2014
My daughter is graduating this year. SHe is very good student both academically and behaviorally. She has done OK at Northern. However my son struggles academically because of a learning disability. He is also interested in baseball. Do not expect your child to succeed at Northern if they have a learning disability, if you cannot attend every fund raiser for the athletics and if you can not coach a high school sport in the area. The only students chosen for sports are those that have a very involved parent regardless of ability. It is totally "daddy" sports at Northern. We have proof that our son has better stats than several students accepted on the baseball team and he was cut. Very disappointed in the school. Favoritism in every accept of the school.

- submitted by a parent
April 08, 2014
Yes, NGHS is a newer school that is aesthetically appealing, but it feels like a prison. The students and teachers are stressed out and unhappy, to a great extent. The principal is known more as a warden than a principal. Instead of having a fun, healthy experience at this school, my child comes home virtually every day complaining about how miserable she and her friends are. There's virtually no school spirit (except for football) because the students are extremely restrictive and the kids can hardly breathe without getting in trouble. Yes, my child is a 4.0 student and making the grade, but has begged me over and over to not allow his/her siblings attend this school. And he/she is not alone. It saddens me that the kids are miserable. Do they get a decent education and are they safe? Yes. Yet they should be living their glory years without feeling so stressed out and miserable. My child cannot get out of NGHS fast enough and that breaks my heart. I wish she could make a transfer for her last year. It is possible to keep this school safe and for the students to have a fun experience. My child's high school experience is very different than that of mine and my wife's.

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2013
I've enrolled my two children at Northern Guilford High and am very happy with the quality of the building, the leadership, and the teaching staff here. They offer tons of honors and AP courses and a variety of sports and clubs. It's easy to get involved at Northern and I would recommend the school to any parent.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2012
Of the 4 high schools I attended, this was my favorite. The students here (depending on the crowd you hang out with) are kind, caring, and some of the best people ive met in my 20 years of life. The AP program along with the honors programs are fantastic. the teachers are the ones who propel these programs, because year after year the school has at least 4 kids graduating with a GPA above 5. The valedictorian last year recieved a full ride to the Air force academy, and a personal friend of mine recieved a full ride to NC state :) THey have great sports teams, along with other great student orgs, such as Habitat for Humanity. High school is what the kids make of it, and if you get with the right people at this school, you could have some fun while learning a thing or two.

- submitted by a student
May 19, 2010
Newer school that is just now graduating its first class. So far it seems OK but in one year I have noticed some teachers with a lack of drive and personal responsibility for their work. New principal seems determined to make it a good school though and has done a good job of cleaning up a mess left him and building a foundation for the future.

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2009
Best school ever! Great support from parents and students and teachers. Determination from the students to fill this beautiful building with education and pride!

- submitted by a community member
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Northern Guilford High School
7101 Spencer-Dixon Road, Greensboro, NC  27455
(336) 643-8449
Last modified Northern Guilford High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Northern Guilford High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 6 reviews.