Skip to Main Content
Northern High School
blue checkmark
  • Public
  • GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

editorial

Northern High School is a top rated, public school located in GRAND RAPIDS, MI. It has 1,188 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 81% in reading.

About

Northern High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
81%
Percent Proficient - Math
67%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1270
232 responses
Average ACT
29
193 responses
AP Enrollment
38%

Map

Map is loading
View Homes Near Northern High School

Living in the Area

grade unavailable
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$63,053
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$899
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$173,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 19 responses
  • Football Games
    26%
  • Dances
    21%
  • Our school assemblies
    21%
  • Homecoming
    16%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • basketball games, soccer games.
    5%
  • Pep rallies
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,188
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 8 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,751
Teachers in First/Second Year
10%
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$12,327 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

Similar Schools

Schools like Northern High School

Northern High School Reviews

Rating 4.14 out of 5  87 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 4 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Northern High School
Rating 4 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  

Add to List