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Poulsbo, WA
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North Kitsap High School 5

Posted August 25, 2013
- a parent
My child transferred in to NKHS mid-year. THis could have been a disaster any where else but the team at NK made sure he found his place. Class choices were excellent and opportunities to get involved are abundant.

North Kitsap High School 1

Posted April 23, 2013
- a parent
My child has attend NKHS for the past 2 years and we have been looking for a new school mid way through the first year. There are some wonderful, dedicated teachers here but the behavior of the students toward each other and toward the teachers is atrocious. Overall, the students create a hostile learning environment by constantly disrupting classes, picking on one another, using vulgar and insulting language when addressing teachers, and spreading vicious rumors about anyone they don't like. I have never encountered kids who are so disrespectful, intolerant, close-minded, ill-mannered, unwelcoming and down right mean. Bullying in all forms is rampant; the school is so big and over crowded that the administration has been ineffective in bringing it under control. Newcomers beware, you will not be greeted with open arms. This is not a welcoming place, you will face being excluded to the point of being ostracized, hated, and have a very difficult time making friends. Your child will get an education here but the cost to their overall well being is too high.

North Kitsap High School 3

Posted November 10, 2011
- a parent
I am very concerned. I haven't checked this site in years. But it seems the school's in Poulsbo are declining! I moved our family here all the way from Arizona. We did extensive research about the quality of schools in Poulsbo. And at the time that rating was pretty good. I am worried now that my children are almost done with elementary that they are going to be entering into a less than satisfactory middle school and high school. Is this the case? Many of the reviews here are outdated. Can anyone offer up some current information please? I am rating the school "average" because I have to rate something and I honestly have no idea how it is. I figure an "average" rating won't hurt or help undeserved.

North Kitsap High School 5

Posted October 09, 2010
- a community member
It has a highly-trained staff, an excellent AP program, and a reform-minded principal.

North Kitsap High School 2

Posted June 05, 2009
- a parent
North Kitsap lacks honors curriculum and true preparation for college.

North Kitsap High School 5

Posted November 03, 2008
- a parent
Greatest school and top morals and good school spirit. North Kitsap High School is the best in the west

North Kitsap High School 5

Posted September 02, 2008
- a student
I have attended North Kitsap Schools sence i was in kindergarden. I am just now entering North Kitsap High School as a freshmen , and i love it so far. My older sister was in the North Kitsap School district scence she was in kindergarden and she graduated in 2005 she is now attending Portland State University. From what I have read people on this website think that the school district is not acceptable, but I disagree. I just wanted to let everyone know that I think that this is a great place to send your children to learn . All of my family agrees that this is a wonderful place for school.

North Kitsap High School 1

Posted August 20, 2008
- a community member
I had to transfer to a new school. The teachers seemed to not care if I learned anything or not. I still live in the area, but plan on sending my kids to a different school.

North Kitsap High School 2

Posted May 28, 2008
- a parent
My kids attended North Kitsap schools. The schools were nice, but the teachers need some help themselves as they don't know how to help struggling students. So glad my kids no longer attend NOrth Kitsap schools.

North Kitsap High School 4

Posted July 03, 2007
- a parent
Quality of school administration has increased tremendously in the past twelve months. As a result, teaching quality has increased as well. We are still working on academics and achievement, overall, but progress is being made, and the 'new' North (post split with Kingston High School) will be a better educational institution as a result of those changes. Additional parent support is strongly encouraged during this transition time. Opportunities to participate through PTA and various Boosters organizations (Band, Sports and Drama) are available and should be utilized.

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North Kitsap High School
1780 NE Hostmark, Poulsbo, WA  98370
(360) 779-8400
Last modified North Kitsap 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.
North Kitsap High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 32 reviews. Top