Northern High School

117 Tom Wilkinson Rd, Durham, NC 27712 | (919) 560-3956
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,625
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,625 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: Board of Education, Durham, NC 27712
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Kathryn Bonner
  • Fax: (919) 479-3001
  • Website: www.northern.dpsnc.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 341080
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,625
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 96.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 861 (53.0%)
  • Females: 764 (47.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 84 (5.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 621 (38.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 705 (43.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Northern High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.2%
Black96359.3%
Asian171.0%
Hispanic1509.2%
White49130.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Northern High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade43526.8%
10th Grade42426.1%
11th Grade44227.2%
12th Grade32419.9%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
74.6%
District:
64.0%
State:
71.7%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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