North Side High School

North Side High School serves 951 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
North Side High School operates within the Madison County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 951 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 951 students
North Side High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
North Side High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade North Side High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
North Side High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
North Side High School Asian (1989-2013)
Hispanic
8%
7%
North Side High School Hispanic (1996-2013)
Black
73%
23%
North Side High School Black (1988-2013)
White
18%
66%
North Side High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups North Side High School Sch Ethnicity North Side 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.
0.43 0.26
North Side High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
51%
North Side High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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%
7%
North Side High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,652 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Madison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
8
Number of Students Managed 15,652 3,473
Madison County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 80%
Madison County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $114 MM $28 MM
Madison County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $118 MM $28 MM
Madison County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,346 $8,477
Madison County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,651 $8,379
Madison County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Liberty Technology Magnet High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northeast Middle School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thelma Barker Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JacksonThelma Barker Elementary School
    1470 Ashport Rd
    JacksonTN 38305
    (731)668-8831
    1.7 mi | 755 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JacksonPope Elementary School
    1071 Old Humboldt Rd
    JacksonTN 38305
    (731)668-0350
    2.1 mi | 494 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JacksonAndrew Jackson Elementary Magnet School
    Magnet School
    211 Old Hickory Bl
    JacksonTN 38305
    (731)668-8023
    Magnet School

    2.7 mi | 510 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JacksonNortheast Middle School
    2665 Christmasville Rd
    JacksonTN 38305
    (731)422-6687
    3 mi | 530 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • JacksonNorth Parkway Middle School
    1341 North Pw
    JacksonTN 38305
    (731)427-3384
    3.1 mi | 539 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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