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
9 369
10 385
11 331
12 410

Northern High School is a public high school of the Calvert County Public Schools located in Owings, MD. It has 1,495 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northern High School is the 61st largest public high school in Maryland and the 3,206th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,495
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.7

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Northern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 763
(51%)
2,806
(51%)
 Female 732
(49%)
2,662
(49%)

Northern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,233
(82%)
4,105
(75%)
 Black 151
(10%)
849
(16%)
 Two or More 40
(3%)
224
(4%)
 Hispanic 38
(3%)
189
(3%)
 Asian 29
(2%)
84
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Northern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,321
(88%)
4,505
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 142
(9%)
804
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(2%)
159
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northern High School is ranked 178th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.6%) is lower than the state average of 36.0%. 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

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

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

Compare Northern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.6%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northern High School
Owings, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,495 17.7:1  
Huntingtown High School
Huntingtown, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,585 18.5:1 6 miles
The Calverton School
Huntingtown, MD
Private PK - 12 381 9:1 8 miles
Calvert High School
Prince Frederick, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,164 16.8:1 10 miles
Frederick Douglass High School
Upper Marlboro, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,099 17.4:1 10 miles
Calvert Country School
Prince Frederick, MD
Public PK - 12 57 4.5:1 11 miles
Croom Vocational
Cheltenham, MD
Public 11 - 12 101 6.5:1 11 miles
Excellence Christian School
Upper Marlboro, MD
Private PK - 12 136 7:1 12 miles
Gwynn Park High School
Brandywine, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,130 19.7:1 12 miles
Clinton Christian School
Upper Marlboro, MD
Private PK - 12 459 16:1 13 miles
Dr. Henry A. Wise, Junior High School
Upper Marlboro, MD
Public 09 - 12 2,279 18.6:1 13 miles
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