Walled Lake Northern High School

6000 Bogie Lake Rd
Commerce Township, MI 48382
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 1,534 students in grades 9-12, Walled Lake Northern High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 94% (Top 20% in MI)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 47% (Top 30%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walled Lake Northern High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Walled Lake Northern High School's student population of 1,534 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,534 students
This chart display total students of Walled Lake Northern High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Walled Lake Northern High School
Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Walled Lake Northern High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Walled Lake Northern High School by grade.

School Rankings

Walled Lake Northern High School ranks within the top 20% of all 3,069 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Walled Lake Northern High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MI)
#519 out of 3069 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Walled Lake Northern High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walled Lake Northern High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
66%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walled Lake Northern High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Walled Lake Northern High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Walled Lake Northern High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Walled Lake Northern High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walled Lake Northern High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Walled Lake Northern High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
88%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walled Lake Northern High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Walled Lake Northern High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walled Lake Northern High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.22
This chart display the diversity score of Walled Lake Northern High School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
94%
81%
This chart display graduation rate of Walled Lake Northern High School and public school graduation rate of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walled Lake Northern High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walled Lake Northern High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walled Lake Northern High School's ranking?
Walled Lake Northern High School is ranked #519 out of 3,069 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Walled Lake Northern High School often compared to?
Walled Lake Northern High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Walled Lake Central High School, Walled Lake Western High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% MI state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Walled Lake Northern High School?
The graduation rate of Walled Lake Northern High School is 94%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 81%.
How many students attend Walled Lake Northern High School?
1,534 students attend Walled Lake Northern High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Walled Lake Northern High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walled Lake Northern High School?
Walled Lake Northern High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Walled Lake Northern High School offer ?
Walled Lake Northern High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Walled Lake Northern High School part of?
Walled Lake Northern High School is part of Walled Lake Consolidated Schools School District.

School Reviews

Review Walled Lake Northern High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 94% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 47% (Top 30%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links