Northwood High School

Northwood High School serves 270 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Northwood High School operates within the Smyth County School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 270 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 270 students
Northwood High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Northwood High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Northwood High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Northwood High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Northwood High School Hispanic (1993-2013)
White
98%
53%
Northwood High School White (1993-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Northwood High School Sch Ethnicity Northwood 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.
0.04 0.41
Northwood High School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
41%
32%
Northwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
7%
6%
Northwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,845 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Smyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 4,845 3,850
Graduation Rate 80% 77%
District Total Revenue $52 MM $43 MM
District Spending $51 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,282 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,089 $11,065
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chilhowie High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glade Spring Middle School (7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saltville Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SaltvilleSaltville Elementary School
    1013 East Main St
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-4751
    1 mi | 276 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Glade SpringGlade Spring Middle School
    33474 Stage Coach Rd
    Glade SpringVA 24340
    (276)739-3800
    7 mi | 313 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ChilhowieChilhowie High School
    1160 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8966
    7.1 mi | 459 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChilhowieChilhowie Middle School
    1160 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-3942
    7.1 mi | 297 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ChilhowieChilhowie Elementary School
    130 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8220
    7.2 mi | 622 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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