Northern Heights High School

Tel: (620)528-3521
Grades: 9-12

132 students

Northern Heights High School serves 132 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Northern Heights High School operates within the North Lyon County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 132 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 132 students
Northern Heights High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Northern Heights High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Northern Heights High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 12:1
Northern Heights High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Northern Heights High School Asian (1990-2007)
Hispanic
4%
16%
Northern Heights High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
Northern Heights High School Black (1988-2011)
White
92%
68%
Northern Heights High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Northern Heights High School Sch Ethnicity Northern Heights 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.
0.15 0.68
Northern Heights 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.
39%
38%
Northern Heights High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
10%
10%
Northern Heights High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 438 students has decreased by 18% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name North Lyon County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 438 562
North Lyon County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 85%
North Lyon County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $7 MM n/a
North Lyon County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $6 MM n/a
North Lyon County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,205 $0
North Lyon County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,789 $0
North Lyon County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Reading School (14.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Americus Americus Elementary / Nlc Junior High School
    800 8th St
    Americus , KS , 66835
    (620)443-5165
    12.1  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Reading Reading School
    1st And Osage
    Reading , KS , 66868
    (620)699-3827
    14.2  mi  |  79  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Emporia Timmerman Elementary School
    2901 Timmerman Dr
    Emporia , KS , 66801
    (620)341-2270
    16.2  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Emporia Emporia Middle School
    2300 Graphic Arts Rd
    Emporia , KS , 66801
    (620)341-2335
    16.7  mi  |  872  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Emporia Emporia High School
    3302 West 18th
    Emporia , KS , 66801
    (620)341-2365
    17  mi  |  1434  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Lyon County, KS public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.08, which is lower than the Kansas average of 0.68. The most diverse school district in Lyon County is Central Lyon Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kansas or national school diversity statistics.