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
9 238
10 252
11 242
12 263

Northern High School is a public high school of the Northern York County School District located in Dillsburg, PA. It has 995 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northern High School is the 210th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,001st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 995
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.13

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Northern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 527
(53%)
527
(53%)
 Female 468
(47%)
468
(47%)

Northern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 925
(93%)
925
(93%)
 Hispanic 26
(3%)
26
(3%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
22
(2%)
 Black 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 792
(80%)
792
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 176
(18%)
176
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(3%)
27
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northern High School is ranked 466th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.4%) is lower than the state average of 45.1%. 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 1068
2006 1068
2007 1086
2008 1056
2009 1041
2010 1047
2011 975
2012 989
2013 987
2014 974
2015 995

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.8
2007 15.4
2008 14.4
2009 14.2
2010 14.6
2011 14.5
2012 15
2013 15
2014 14.6
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.089887640449438
2006 0.088014981273408
2007 0.099447513812155
2008 0.099431818181818
2009 0.099903938520653
2010 0.11843361986628
2011 0.11282051282051
2012 0.13346814964611
2013 0.1742654508612
2014 0.19609856262834
2015 0.20402010050251

Compare Northern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.4%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 995 14.8:1  
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