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%.

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School Overview

  • Northside High School's student population of 1,704 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,704 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Northside High School
Total Classroom Teachers123 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Northside High School by grade.

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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
7%
2%
Hispanic
46%
12%
Black
17%
21%
White
25%
61%
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northside High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas by year.AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.700.32
Graduation Rate
87%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Northside High School and graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
56%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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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