District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Northwood 129 School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Northwood 129 School District

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Parent / Guardian
April 01, 2015
The leadership in place at the school is totalitarian and authoritarian. Children have a difficult time reaching their potential when they have to endure character attacks by the principal. My child... More
Parent / Guardian
October 13, 2014
Our children have no experience that enables them to compare what is normal and what is NOT normal. The environment at the school is not normal. My child was in fear and with just cause. The teachers... More
Parent / Guardian
March 03, 2010
Northwood is the only school within the Grand Forks area to be rated in the top 100 public schools in the United States by a major educational magazine. It also is a state of the art building, and... More
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