Northbridge High School

  • Northbridge High School serves 567 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Northbridge High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Northbridge High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Northbridge High School's student population of 567 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northbridge High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Northbridge High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#247 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northbridge High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northbridge High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
89%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northbridge High School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northbridge High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.200.59
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northbridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northbridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthbridge School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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