Northrop High School

7001 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 2,080 students in grades 9-12, Northrop High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,080 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in IN)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Northrop High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Northrop High School's student population of 2,080 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,080 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
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School Rankings

Northrop High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Northrop High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IN)
#729 out of 1755 schools
(Top 50%)
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25%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northrop High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
62%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northrop High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northrop High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
19%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northrop High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
49%
65%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
0.69
This chart display the diversity score of Northrop High School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
88%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Northrop High School and public school graduation rate of Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northrop High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northrop High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northrop High School's ranking?
Northrop High School is ranked #729 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Northrop High School often compared to?
Northrop High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like R Nelson Snider High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Northrop High School?
The graduation rate of Northrop High School is 88%, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 87%.
How many students attend Northrop High School?
2,080 students attend Northrop High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Northrop High School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northrop High School?
Northrop High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Northrop High School offer ?
Northrop High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Northrop High School part of?
Northrop High School is part of Fort Wayne Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,080 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 88% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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