Northside High School

Northside High School serves 1,461 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Northside High School operates within the Fort Smith School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 1461 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,461 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Asian
7%
1%
Hispanic
42%
10%
Black
18%
23%
White
28%
63%
Two or more races
5%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.71 0.31
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.
70%
52%
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%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Fort Smith School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
3
Number of Students Managed 14,374 925
Graduation Rate 72% 76%
District Total Revenue $138 MM $9 MM
District Spending $141 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,875 $9,870
District Spending / Student $10,111 $10,243
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Belle Point Alternative Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William O. Darby Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tilles Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort SmithTilles Elementary School
    815 North 16th St
    Fort SmithAR 72901
    (479)785-5606
    0.6 mi | 421 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Fort SmithWilliam O. Darby Junior High School
    616 North 14th St
    Fort SmithAR 72901
    (479)783-4159
    0.7 mi | 587 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • Fort SmithBelle Point Alternative Center
    Alternative School
    1501 Dodson Ave
    Fort SmithAR 72901
    (479)783-7034
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 58 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Fort SmithBallman Elementary School
    2601 South Q St
    Fort SmithAR 72901
    (479)783-1280
    0.8 mi | 324 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Fort SmithAlbert Pike Elementary School
    4111 Park Ave
    Fort SmithAR 72903
    (479)783-4506
    1.2 mi | 534 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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  • Recommended January 28, 2012 - this school is good without alot of violance - Posted by Administrator

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