Northern Heights

  • Northern Heights serves 129 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

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School Overview

  • Northern Heights's student population of 129 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northern Heights's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northern Heights is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#860 out of 1,268 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northern Heights and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northern Heights and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
85%
65%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northern Heights.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.270.54
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Graduation Rate80-89%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northern Heights and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northern Heights and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Lyon County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I think this is a great school to attend. I enjoyed everyday of high school and every single teacher has helped me to succeed after high school.
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I have found that if you are not into sports than you get left out in the cold. Even the teachers make it difficult for non-sports playing children to attend school there. I have never seen anything like it before in my whole life.
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