Northshore High School

  • Northshore High School serves 1,629 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Northshore High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Northshore High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Northshore High School's student population of 1,629 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northshore High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northshore High School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#215 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
17%
44%
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White
76%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northshore High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.390.36
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Graduation Rate
86%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Tammany Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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