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

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Northwood High School is a top rated, public school located in Irvine, CA. It has 2,195 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 27 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.

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Northwood High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1380
597 responses
Average ACT
31
410 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$142,698
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,643
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,082,023
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
97%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 61 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 61 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 187 responses
  • Senior Scream where seniors trash school b4 grad.
    18%
  • School Dances
    14%
  • Senior class trip to 6 flags.
    11%
  • Food Fair
    9%
  • Music Concerts
    9%
  • Basketball games
    9%
  • Marching Band and Color Guard
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,195
Free or Reduced Lunch
16%
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 63 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 62 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 63 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
27:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$93,247
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.2%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 85 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 85 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 85 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,882 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 88 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 88 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 88 responses

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