Northwood High School

  • Northwood High School serves 277 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less 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 277 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students277 students
Northwood High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Northwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Northwood High School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by GradeNorthwood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
Northwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Northwood High School Asian Students (1993-2009)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Northwood High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
n/a
23%
Northwood High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
98%
52%
Northwood High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
2%
5%
All Ethnic GroupsNorthwood High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.040.66
Northwood High School Diversity Score (1994-2015)
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.
41%
34%
Northwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
14%
6%
Northwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Smyth County School District's student population of 4,553 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,240 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 $10,028 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSmyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed4,5533,627
Smyth County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate78%79%
Smyth County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$50 MM$42 MM
Smyth County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$49 MM$42 MM
Smyth County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,240$10,576
Smyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,028$10,658
Smyth County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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