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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
North Gwinnett High School is a top rated, public school located in Suwanee, GA. It has 2,846 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 79% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.
Address
20 Level Creek Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
Telephone
(770) 945-9558

North Gwinnett High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
79%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1250
676 responses
Average ACT
29
365 responses
AP Enrollment
51%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$64,496
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,142
National
$949
Median Home Value
$185,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.83 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.83 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 232 responses
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  • Every football game!
    19%
  • Prom and Homecoming
    16%
  • Faculty vs. Seniors Basketball Game
    13%
  • Making jokes about Siegfried
    9%
  • Relay for Life Events
    9%
  • Theatre performances
    7%
  • Staying home
    7%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,846
Free or Reduced Lunch
10%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.85 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.85 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.85 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,289
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.5%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.114 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.114 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.114 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,577/ year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.122 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.122 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.122 responses
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North Gwinnett High School is unlike any other. The students are happy to learn and communicate with their teachers, advisors, counselors, and peers. This is an overwhelmingly competitive school in many aspects including sports, academics and social endeavors, but it pushes its students to be the best they can be. It has proven, over the past four years I have been in admittance, to grow and develop tremendously in extracurriculars as well as academics and creates a balance between the two. The classes range from standard, to online, to AP and dual enrollment at local colleges depending on what you plan to do in the future, and everyone is treated with respect and kindness. Opportunities at this school are exponential and never ending. I love North Gwinnett High School.
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North Gwinnett High School is the school to be at. It has the charm, the commitment, the teachers, and the compassion. When you enter into the high school everyday you feel like this is going to be a good day. You have larger connections with friends. You get to grow closer to the people you care about. I’m in the JROTC program at the school and it is the best thing about North Gwinnett. I look forward to it every day. As well as Chorus, I’ve been in the North Gwinnett Cluster’s Choral program for 5 years and North Gwinnett High School’s Choral Program is to die for! I love it and I want to peruse my career in music and be an Air Force Officer. North Gwinnett may use a lot more money on the football team, but the school overall is one of the best in the state and it should be the best in the country.
North Gwinnett has such a healthy school culture. There's a lot expected out of students, but the teachers typically understand that people are involved in things outside of school. The sports are great, and our student section is always lively at football games. The arts, though underfunded, are fantastic nonetheless. Overall a great place to spend four years!