Walled Lake Northern High School

Walled Lake Northern High School serves 1,602 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Walled Lake Northern High School operates within the Walled Lake Consolidated s School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1602 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,602 students
Walled Lake Northern High School Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Walled Lake Northern High School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade Walled Lake Northern High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 18:1
Walled Lake Northern High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Walled Lake Northern High School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Walled Lake Northern High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
3%
22%
Walled Lake Northern High School Black (2003-2012)
White
93%
67%
Walled Lake Northern High School White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 0.87
Walled Lake Northern High School Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
14%
44%
Walled Lake Northern High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
2%
6%
Walled Lake Northern High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Walled Lake Consolidated s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
3
Number of Students Managed 15,303 930
Walled Lake Consolidated s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 82%
Walled Lake Consolidated s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $193 MM $11 MM
District Spending $183 MM $11 MM
Walled Lake Consolidated s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,255 $11,537
Walled Lake Consolidated s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,596 $11,612
Walled Lake Consolidated s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakeland High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is White Lake Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Commerce Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Commerce Township Commerce Elementary School
    520 Farr St
    Commerce Township , MI , 48382
    (248)956-3900
    1.1  mi  |  549  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • White Lake Lakeland High School
    1630 Bogie Lake Rd
    White Lake , MI , 48383
    (248)676-8320
    1.7  mi  |  1484  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • White Lake Lakewood Elementary School
    1500 Bogie Lake Rd
    White Lake , MI , 48383
    (248)684-8030
    1.9  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • White Lake White Lake Middle School
    1450 Bogie Lake Rd
    White Lake , MI , 48383
    (248)684-8004
    1.9  mi  |  753  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • White Lake Dublin Elementary School
    425 Farnsworth St
    White Lake , MI , 48386
    (248)956-3800
    2.1  mi  |  500  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Commerce Township, MI 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 0.27, which is higher than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Commerce Township is Crossroads For Youth. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.