Northern High School

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9/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
28
Grades
9-12
Students
1,125
Type
Public
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Academics
10/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Math
52%
State avg: 28%
Science
45%
State avg: 29%
Social Studies
57%
State avg: 44%
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8/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
87%
State avg: 77%
Average ACT score
24
State avg: 20
AP course participation
34%
State avg: 14%
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Equity
Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
79%
Asian
8%
African-American
6%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Students per counselor
403 :1
State avg: 498 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
90%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
3801 Leonard Street Northeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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