Northwood High School

Northwood High School serves 261 students in grades 9-12.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Northwood High School operates within the Smyth County Public s School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 261 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 261 students
Northwood High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Northwood High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2011)
Students by Grade Northwood High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of : has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 n/a 15:1
Northwood High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2011)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Northwood High School Asian (1993-2009)
Hispanic
1%
12%
Northwood High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
1%
25%
Northwood High School Black (1993-2012)
White
97%
53%
Northwood High School White (1993-2012)
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.
0.06 0.41
Northwood High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
36%
32%
Northwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Northwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,810 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 Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
8
Number of Students Managed 4,810 3,801
Smyth County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 77%
Smyth County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $43 MM
Smyth County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $42 MM
Smyth County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,282 $11,282
Smyth County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,089 $11,065
Smyth County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Saltville Saltville Elementary School
    1013 East Main St
    Saltville , VA 24370
    (276)496-4751
    1  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Glade Spring Glade Spring Middle School
    33474 Stage Coach Rd
    Glade Spring , VA 24340
    (276)739-3800
    7  mi  |  324  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Chilhowie Chilhowie Middle School
    1160 Lee Hwy
    Chilhowie , VA 24319
    (276)646-3942
    7.1  mi  |  306  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Chilhowie Chilhowie High School
    1160 Lee Hwy
    Chilhowie , VA 24319
    (276)646-8966
    7.1  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chiilhowie Chilhowie Elementary School
    130 Lee Hwy
    Chiilhowie , VA 24319
    (276)646-8220
    7.2  mi  |  618  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Smyth County, VA 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 Virginia average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Smyth County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.