Northside High School

2301 North B St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 (2 reviews)
Northside High School serves 1,725 students in grades 10-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Northside High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Northside High School's student population of 1,725 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,725 students
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Total Classroom Teachers121 teachers
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School Rankings

Northside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northside High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#826 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
47%
13%
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Black
14%
20%
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White
25%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.58
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Graduation Rate
92%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Smith School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Northside High School is Belle Point Alternative Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tilles Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Smith Tilles Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 433 students
    0.6 miles
    815 N 16th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 785-5606
    0.6 PK-6 433
  • Fort Smith Belle Point Alternative Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 61 students
    0.7 miles
    1501 Dodson Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-7034
    0.7 7-12 61
  • Fort Smith William O. Darby Junior High School Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 670 students
    0.7 miles
    616 N 14th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-4159
    0.7 7-9 670
  • Fort Smith Ballman Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 313 students
    0.8 miles
    2601 South Q St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    (479) 783-1280
    0.8 PK-6 313
  • Fort Smith Furture School Of Fort Smith Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-11 | 162 students
    1.1 miles
    622 N 7th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72917
    (479) 431-8695
    1.1 10-11 162

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Great atmosphere socially & educationally
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this school is good without alot of violance
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