North High School

North High School serves 1,438 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
North High School operates within the Appleton Area School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the WI state average of 94%.

Overview

The student population of 1438 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,438 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Students by Grade North High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
3%
Hispanic
2%
10%
Black
4%
11%
White
79%
73%
All Ethnic Groups North High School Sch Ethnicity North 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.
0.36 0.44
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.
22%
34%
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.
4%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,118 students has grown by 4784% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Appleton Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 16,118 908
Graduation Rate 95% 94%
Appleton Area   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $12 MM
Appleton Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $170 MM $12 MM
Appleton Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $526,067 $12,827
Appleton Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $515,558 $12,642
Appleton Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2011 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Appleton Career Academy (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Einstein Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ferber Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Appleton Appleton Career Academy
    Charter School
    5000 North Ballard Rd
    Appleton , WI , 54913
    (920)832-4300
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  122  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Appleton Ferber Elementary School
    515 East Capitol Dr
    Appleton , WI , 54911
    (920)832-5755
    1.8  mi  |  650  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Appleton Classical School
    Charter School
    3310 North Durkee St
    Appleton , WI , 54911
    (920)832-4968
    Charter School
    2  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Appleton Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Einstein Middle School
    324 East Florida Ave
    Appleton , WI , 54911
    (920)832-6240
    2.1  mi  |  434  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Appleton Huntley Elementary School
    2224 North Ullman St
    Appleton , WI , 54911
    (920)832-6255
    2.2  mi  |  670  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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