Northside High School

  • Northside High School serves 1,704 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Northside High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Northside High School's student population of 1,704 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,704 students
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Total Classroom Teachers123 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 999 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northside High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank
67%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northside High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
46%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northside High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
17%
21%
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White
25%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northside High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northside High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.700.32
This chart display the diversity score of Northside High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Smith School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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this school is good without alot of violance
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