North High School

140 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
North High School serves 1,308 students in grades 9-12.
North High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

North High School's student population of 1,308 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,308 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

North High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of North High School is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1435 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
55%
23%
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Black
19%
10%
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White
19%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
82%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North High School's ranking?
North High School is ranked #1435 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are North High School often compared to?
North High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South High Community by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of North High School?
The graduation rate of North High School is 82%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend North High School?
1,308 students attend North High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of North High School students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, 19% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North High School?
North High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does North High School offer ?
North High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is North High School part of?
North High School is part of Worcester School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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