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Northside High School
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  • Public
  • FORT SMITH, AR

Report Card

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

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Northside High School is an above average, public school located in FORT SMITH, AR. It has 2,497 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 12% of students are at least proficient in math and 27% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
27%
Percent Proficient - Math
12%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1050
29 responses
Average ACT
22
520 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$50,799
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$798
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$155,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 44 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 44 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 175 responses
  • Student Section for Football
    19%
  • Red vs White Games & NHS vs SHS Games
    15%
  • Graduation
    15%
  • Pep Rally
    14%
  • Bonfires for the northside southside games
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Talent Show
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,497
Free or Reduced Lunch
77%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 50 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 50 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 50 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,999
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.8%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 54 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 54 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 54 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,002 / year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 60 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 60 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 60 responses

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