Northgate High School



Northgate High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northgate High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 415
10 434
11 401
12 339

Northgate High School is a public high school of the Mt. Diablo Unf School District located in Walnut Creek, CA. It has 1,589 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northgate High School is the 589th largest public high school in California and the 2,872nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,589
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.2

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Northgate High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 809
(51%)
4,171
(50%)
 Male 780
(49%)
4,192
(50%)

Northgate High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 979
(62%)
3,460
(41%)
 Asian 332
(21%)
1,068
(13%)
 Hispanic 163
(10%)
3,010
(36%)
 Two or More 66
(4%)
255
(3%)
 Black 22
(1%)
416
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 19
(1%)
108
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
46
(1%)

Northgate High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,449
(91%)
4,698
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(7%)
3,052
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(2%)
613
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northgate High School is ranked 1,389th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northgate High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Northgate High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1601
2006 1591
2007 1535
2008 1529
2009 1476
2010 1490
2011 1551
2012 1589

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.3
2006 23.6
2007 21.9
2008 23.3
2009 24.2
2010 N/A
2011 24.8
2012 24.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.027027027027027
2007 0.033876221498371
2008 0.037933289731851
2009 0.037940379403794
2010 0.051006711409396
2011
2012 0.088105726872247

Compare Northgate High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,480.0% 24.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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