Northside High School serves 486 students in grades 9-12.
Northside High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 25-29% (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 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 486 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Graduation Rate: ≥95% (Top 5% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 30-34% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Northside High School's student population of 486 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Northside High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Northside High School is 0.12, 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
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#582 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Northside High School's ranking?
Northside High School is ranked #582 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Northside High School often compared to?
Northside High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Tuscaloosa County High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Northside High School?
The graduation rate of Northside High School is 95%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Northside High School?
486 students attend Northside High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Northside High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northside High School?
Northside High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Northside High School offer ?
Northside High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Northside High School part of?
Northside High School is part of Tuscaloosa County School District.
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My oldest grandson attended walker from kindergarten to fifth grade. Then he moved on to Northside middle school from six grade to the eighth grade and is now in high school, and I can't say enough good things about the teachers the principles who work so hard every day. To pay attention to each student. I also Attended Walker Elementary, and Northside High School and nothings changed it is still an incredible school.
Both my children went to Northside. Pleased with the education and opportunities that Northside provided.
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