Northwood High School

Northwood High School serves 273 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Northwood High School operates within the Smyth County School District.
Smyth County School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 273 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 56% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 273 students
Northwood High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Northwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Northwood High School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Northwood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
Northwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.01 0.42
Northwood High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
33%
Northwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Northwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Smyth County School District's student population of 4,787 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 74% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,931 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,725 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Smyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 4,787 3,815
Smyth County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 79%
Smyth County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $50 MM $42 MM
Smyth County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $49 MM $42 MM
Smyth County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,931 $10,576
Smyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,725 $10,658
Smyth County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Chilhowie High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glade Spring Middle School (7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saltville Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • SaltvilleSaltville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 261 students
    1 miles
    1013 East Main St
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-4751
    1PK-5261
  • Glade SpringGlade Spring Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 315 students
    7 miles
    33474 Stage Coach Rd
    Glade SpringVA 24340
    (276)739-3800
    76-8315
  • ChilhowieChilhowie High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 455 students
    7.1 miles
    1160 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8966
    7.19-12455
  • ChilhowieChilhowie Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 301 students
    7.1 miles
    1160 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-3942
    7.16-8301
  • ChilhowieChilhowie Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 622 students
    7.2 miles
    130 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8220
    7.2PK-5622

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