Northern Heights High School

Northern Heights High School serves 141 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Northern Heights High School operates within the North Lyon County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 141 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 141 students
Northern Heights High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Northern Heights High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Northern Heights High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Northern Heights High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 14:1
Northern Heights High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
18%
Northern Heights High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
91%
66%
Northern Heights High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Northern Heights High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Northern Heights High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.30
Northern Heights High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
40%
Northern Heights High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
10%
Northern Heights High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 445 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,345 is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,198 is less than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name North Lyon County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 445 556
North Lyon County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 88%
North Lyon County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $7 MM
North Lyon County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $6 MM $7 MM
North Lyon County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,345 $13,276
North Lyon County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,198 $12,850
North Lyon County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Emporia High School (17 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Emporia Middle School (16.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Americus Elementary / Nlc Junior High School (12.1 miles away)
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  • AmericusAmericus Elementary / Nlc Junior High School
    12.1 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 212 students800 8th St
    AmericusKS 66835
    (620)443-5165
    12.1PK-8212
  • ReadingReading School
    14.2 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 92 students1st And Osage
    ReadingKS 66868
    (620)699-3827
    14.2PK-692
  • EmporiaTimmerman Elementary School
    16.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 479 students2901 Timmerman Dr
    EmporiaKS 66801
    (620)341-2270
    16.2PK-5479
  • EmporiaEmporia Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    16.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 899 students2300 Graphic Arts Rd
    EmporiaKS 66801
    (620)341-2335
    16.76-8899
  • EmporiaEmporia High School
    17 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1424 students3302 West 18th
    EmporiaKS 66801
    (620)341-2365
    179-121424

School Reviews

I have found that if you are not into sports than you get left out in the cold. Even the teachers make it difficult for non-sports playing children to attend school there. I have never seen anything like it before in my whole life.
- Posted by Parent, 09/01/15

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