Northern High School



Northern High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northern 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
9 363
10 384
11 376
12 361

Northern High School is a public high school of the Calvert County Public Schools located in Owings, MD. It has 1,484 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northern High School is the 61st largest public high school in Maryland and the 3,407th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,484
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,407th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 61st out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 245th out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 91st out of 266

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Northern High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 784
(53%)
2,666
(51%)
 Female 700
(47%)
2,535
(49%)

Northern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,164
(78%)
3,811
(73%)
 Black 161
(11%)
751
(14%)
 Two or More 71
(5%)
285
(5%)
 Hispanic 47
(3%)
240
(5%)
 Asian 35
(2%)
88
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
12
(0%)

Northern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,307
(88%)
4,248
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(9%)
805
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(3%)
148
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northern High School is ranked 178th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.9%) is lower than the state average of 38.5%. 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.

Northern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1553
2006 1559
2007 1570
2008 1543
2009 1611
2010 1571
2011 1546
2012 1495
2013 1476
2014 1518
2015 1484

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 19.2
2007 17.8
2008 17.1
2009 18.4
2010 17.7
2011 17.9
2012 17.7
2013 17.2
2014 17.8
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.088216355441082
2006 0.089801154586273
2007 0.094904458598726
2008 0.088788075178224
2009 0.10180012414649
2010 0.10884786760025
2011 0.1235446313066
2012 0.11638795986622
2013 0.12330623306233
2014 0.11725955204216
2015 0.11927223719677

Compare Northern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.9%
 
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northern High School
Owings, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,484 18.5:1  
Huntingtown High School
Huntingtown, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,438 18.4:1 6 miles
The Calverton School
Huntingtown, MD
Private PK - 12 301 8:1 8 miles
Calvert High School
Prince Frederick, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,173 17.5:1 10 miles
Frederick Douglass High School
Upper Marlboro, MD
Public 09 - 12 934 15.8:1 10 miles
Calvert Country School
Prince Frederick, MD
Public 01 - 12 57 3.9:1 11 miles
Croom High School
Cheltenham, MD
Public 11 - 12 96 5.6:1 11 miles
Gwynn Park High School
Brandywine, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,052 17.4:1 12 miles
Southern High School
Harwood, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,047 16.5:1 13 miles
Dr. Henry A. Wise Junior High School
Upper Marlboro, MD
Public 09 - 12 2,178 17.9:1 13 miles
Grace Brethren Christian School
Clinton, MD
Private PK - 12 566 10:1 14 miles
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