Northside High School

  • Northside High School serves 1,639 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Northside High School's student population of 1,639 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northside High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northside High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7528 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
87%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northside High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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 TX.
Diversity Score0.230.41
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Graduation Rate
79%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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