North High School

North High School serves 986 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
North High School operates within the Davenport Community School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 986 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 986 students
North High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
North High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
North High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
North High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
9%
North High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
26%
5%
North High School Black (1988-2012)
White
57%
81%
North High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North High School Sch Ethnicity North High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.60 0.34
North High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
42%
33%
North High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
7%
North High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,975 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Davenport Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
3
Number of Students Managed 15,975 673
Graduation Rate 73% 91%
Davenport Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $188 MM $7 MM
Davenport Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $169 MM $7 MM
Davenport Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,350 $11,087
Davenport Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,193 $10,614
Davenport Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kimberly Center East (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kimberly Center East (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harrison Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Davenport Harrison Elementary School
    1032 West 53rd St
    Davenport , IA , 52806
    (563)391-3113
    0.4  mi  |  581  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Davenport Kimberly Center East
    Alternative School
    1002 West Kimberly Rd
    Davenport , IA , 52806
    (563)386-5840
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  185  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Davenport Wood Intermediate
    5701 North Division
    Davenport , IA , 52806
    (563)391-6350
    1.1  mi  |  700  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Davenport Harry S Truman School
    5506 North Pine
    Davenport , IA , 52806
    (563)386-6450
    1.7  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Davenport Fillmore Elementary School
    7307 North Pacific
    Davenport , IA , 52806
    (563)391-1740
    1.8  mi  |  379  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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