Northwood High School



Northwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwood 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
9 350
10 281
11 233
12 224

Northwood High School is a public high school of the Chatham County School District located in Pittsboro, NC. It has 1,088 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwood High School is the 176th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 5,351st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,088
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.4

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Northwood High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 565
(52%)
1,242
(53%)
 Female 523
(48%)
1,086
(47%)

Northwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 738
(68%)
1,369
(59%)
 Black 188
(17%)
361
(16%)
 Hispanic 107
(10%)
501
(22%)
 Two or More 38
(3%)
72
(3%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 777
(71%)
1,344
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(23%)
860
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(6%)
124
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwood High School is ranked 297th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.6%) is lower than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Northwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1010
2006 971
2007 935
2008 1001
2009 955
2010 977
2011 1080
2012 1088

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 15
2007 14.5
2008 15
2009 14.7
2010 15.1
2011 17.1
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20891089108911
2006 0.22554067971164
2007 0.22780748663102
2008 0.24175824175824
2009 0.27958115183246
2010 0.28147389969294
2011 0.28518518518519
2012 0.28584558823529

Compare Northwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.6%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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