Northridge High School

2901 Northridge Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Northridge High School serves 1,116 students in grades 9-12.
Northridge High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Northridge High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Northridge High School's student population of 1,116 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,116 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Northridge High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Northridge High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#364 out of 1276 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
38%
32%
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White
54%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
92%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northridge High School's ranking?
Northridge High School is ranked #364 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Northridge High School often compared to?
Northridge High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Paul W Bryant High School, Hillcrest High School, Tuscaloosa County High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Northridge High School?
The graduation rate of Northridge High School is 92%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Northridge High School?
1,116 students attend Northridge High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Northridge High School students are White, 38% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northridge High School?
Northridge High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Northridge High School offer ?
Northridge High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Northridge High School part of?
Northridge High School is part of Tuscaloosa City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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