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Northwood High School
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  • Public
  • IRVINE, CA

Report Card

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. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade B minus
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Northwood High School is a top rated, public school located in IRVINE, CA. It has 2,200 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 75% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

About

4515 PORTOLA PKWY
IRVINE, CA 92620
About Northwood High School...
School District
Irvine Unified

Northwood High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
75%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1400
557 responses
Average ACT
32
342 responses
AP Enrollment
35%

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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
$171,551
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$3,374
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$1,332,442
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 67 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 67 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 196 responses
  • Senior Scream where seniors trash school b4 grad.
    17%
  • School Dances
    15%
  • Senior class trip to 6 flags.
    11%
  • Music Concerts
    10%
  • Food Fair
    9%
  • Basketball games
    8%
  • Marching Band and Color Guard
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,200
Free or Reduced Lunch
17%
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 69 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 68 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 69 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$93,247
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.2%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 91 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 91 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 91 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
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 94 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 94 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 94 responses

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