North High School

North High School serves 1,478 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
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 1478 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,478 students
North High School Total Students (1996-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
North High School Total Teachers (1996-2013)
Students by Grade North High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
North High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
North High School American Indian Students (1996-2013)
Asian
10%
4%
North High School Asian Students (1996-2013)
Hispanic
2%
10%
North High School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
4%
11%
North High School Black Students (1996-2013)
White
83%
72%
North High School White Students (1996-2013)
All Ethnic Groups North High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.30 0.25
North High School Diversity Score (1996-2013)
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.
16%
35%
North High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2013)
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.
4%
6%
North High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,230 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,395 is less than the state average of $12,827. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,167 is less than the state average of $12,642. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Appleton Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 16,230 902
Appleton Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 95% 94%
Appleton Area   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $12 MM
Appleton Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $170 MM $12 MM
Appleton Area   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,395 $12,827
Appleton Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,167 $12,642
Appleton Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • AppletonAppleton Career Academy
    Charter School
    5000 North Ballard Rd
    AppletonWI 54913
    (920)832-4300
    Charter School

    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 106 students                      
  • AppletonFerber Elementary School
    515 East Capitol Dr
    AppletonWI 54911
    (920)832-5755
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 618 students                      
  • AppletonClassical School
    Charter School
    3310 North Durkee St
    AppletonWI 54911
    (920)832-4968
    Charter School

    2 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 476 students                      
  • Appleton Einstein Middle School
    324 East Florida Ave
    AppletonWI 54911
    (920)832-6240
    2.1 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 484 students                      
  • AppletonHuntley Elementary School
    2224 North Ullman St
    AppletonWI 54911
    (920)832-6255
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 685 students                      

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