North Star High School

  • North Star High School serves 343 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • North Star High School's student population of 343 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students343 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of North Star High School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Star High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Star High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#192 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Star High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Star High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
100%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Star High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.27
This chart display the diversity score of North Star High School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of North Star High School and public school graduation rate of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Star High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Star SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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