Northside High School



Northside High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northside 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 0
10 541
11 501
12 419

Northside High School is a public high school of the Fort Smith School District located in Fort Smith, AR. It has 1,461 students in grades 10th through 12th. Northside High School is the 14th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 3,371st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,461
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 107.45

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Northside High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 758
(52%)
3,131
(49%)
 Male 703
(48%)
3,224
(51%)

Northside High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 605
(41%)
1,695
(27%)
 White 397
(27%)
2,907
(46%)
 Black 252
(17%)
775
(12%)
 Asian 107
(7%)
439
(7%)
 Two or More 87
(6%)
446
(7%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
86
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

Northside High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,029
(70%)
3,492
(55%)
 Not Eligible 291
(20%)
2,264
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 141
(10%)
599
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northside High School is ranked 3rd out of 0 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northside High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Northside High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1383
2006 1404
2007 1401
2008 1348
2009 1375
2010 1356
2011 1391
2012 1461

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.1
2007 13.2
2008 12.8
2009 13.7
2010 12.8
2011 12.7
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63412870571222
2006 0.6980056980057
2007 0.69593147751606
2008 0.75741839762611
2009 0.80581818181818
2010 0.8023598820059
2011 0.80948957584472
2012 0.80082135523614

Compare Northside High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.2% 12.7:1
 
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 55.4%
 
This School 80.1%
 

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