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Waukesha, WI
Students enrolled: 1,162

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2222 Michigan Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53188

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(262) 970-3510
(262) 970-3520
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September 29, 2013
While the teachers at North are wonderful, it is the teaching methods they use and the employees in the main offices that really bring the school down. The introduction of Flipped classrooms had made learning extremely difficult. Those who are placed in a Flipped classroom were not given the choice and have to be placed on a waiting list in order to be again placed in a traditional class. The introduction of the iPads to the school has created even more difficulties, as they are confusing to operate and most students, if not honestly all, merely use it as a tool to play games and waste time in class. Academic Options merely teaches 5th grade math, which does not help those truly struggling. Academic Excellence is really just a big waste of time, and the majority of students agree. So while the teachers at the school (save a choice few) are wonderful, the administration do not understand the needs of the student body and the school seems to want to push technology and new ideas rather than the needs of the individual students. The iPads really have only decreased the education quality of the school. If one wishes to leave class, they must use a disgusting communal bathroom pass. Ew.

- submitted by a student

August 27, 2013
I am sorry the prev comment by a student was not happy w/WNHS I was the 1st class to go all 4 yrs @ WNHS, and I have had 2 children, 10 years apart attend WNHS, and we have been very happy w/the school. Remember, its a building, the People, and what you do when you are there are what make it successful! The students, faculty, parents, and the community!

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2013
worst school ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I hate this school so much WEST is so much better by a lot. I really really really hate this school!

- submitted by a student

May 07, 2013
North is a great school to all kids. Especially their band program it has been excelling every year.

- submitted by a student

September 21, 2012
The Army moved us to Wisconsin and we picked Waukesha North for our kids to attend. Academics and Band are extremely important to my kids. We contacted the band directors at North and West. West sent us back a small paragraph and then would not respond again. Doepke at North, responded with tons of info. He even sent gorgeous band programs and other things for us. That is where one of my children went for 4 years and graduated! My other child went to North for 2 years. The entire family loved the school, teachers, admin, EVERYTHING. I am also a teacher but did not teach at North.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 02, 2007
I have served on the evaluation committee for the school's improvement program. The school has applied for an received grants for its innovative approach to school improvement. It is too early in the process to draw conclusions from the data being collected, but early indications are that the changes the school has made have improved a school that is already good. The trends are positive and the administration and faculty seem to be committed to continuing investment in improvement.

- submitted by a parent

July 22, 2004
Waukesha has three great high schools and North is the most proactive in addressing and improving the educational quality of the students. The administration is totally student success focused and constantly challenges itself to educate in new and better ways. They have an outstanding marching band program that almost 1/2 of the students participate in. Extra curricular activities are abundant and well participated in. There are numerous leadership opportunities for all students and the school really lives the concept of 'no child left behind'. We ahve one graduate, one current North student and one coming up. We would not send our children anywhere else - we love this school - and district.

- submitted by a parent
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North High School
2222 Michigan Avenue, Waukesha, WI  53188
(262) 970-3510
Last modified North High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
North High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top