North High School

512 Cromer Ave, North, SC 29112 | (803) 247-2541
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 368
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P.o. Box 370, North, SC 29112
  • Principal or Admin: Alvin Pressley
  • Fax: (803) 247-5090
  • Website: nmhs.ocsd5schools.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 368
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 32.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 198 (53.8%)
  • Females: 170 (46.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 51 (13.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 244 (66.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 295 (80.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
North High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black21658.7%
Asian--
Hispanic30.8%
White14940.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For North High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade5414.7%
7th Grade6918.8%
8th Grade4913.3%
9th Grade6517.7%
10th Grade5113.9%
11th Grade4412.0%
12th Grade369.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 48%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:52%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $40,141
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
North High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$27,67224%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,43776%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for North High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 20, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I atended North High School in 1984. I hd a wonderful teacher there bythe name of Ms. Geiger and I will never forget her. She wa the type of teacher that spanked you and loved you with extra homework but her heart to. I would love to see Ms. Geiger again
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 10, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The new school is a very big improvement from the NHS I graduated from in 1992.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on June 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • best school i'v ever attended out of 42 high schools in the world.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that North High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on HSAP and PASS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

HSAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201082.0%84.6%85.9%
200988.9%82.1%84.6%
 
Math Test
201081.7%77.6%81.7%
200977.8%72.1%79.6%
 

PASS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201076.0%79.3%64.7%
200978.7%83.3%68.0%
 
Math Test
201042.0%56.3%70.3%
200956.0%58.9%70.3%
 
Science Test
201054.1%55.0%60.9%
200961.8%54.2%63.9%
 
Social Studies Test
201069.2%70.0%79.4%
200987.9%74.6%79.6%
 
Writing Test
201062.7%60.3%71.9%
200956.0%56.7%70.3%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201078.7%79.6%63.3%
200974.5%84.7%69.4%
 
Math Test
201045.9%49.3%67.0%
200970.2%52.2%69.5%
 
Science Test
201073.7%60.9%73.3%
200968.0%51.3%71.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201039.3%45.1%62.0%
200959.6%42.7%60.3%
 
Writing Test
201048.3%57.6%69.7%
200967.4%55.4%70.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201082.3%86.2%66.7%
200984.0%84.4%71.4%
 
Math Test
201064.4%44.4%63.4%
200946.0%40.9%62.6%
 
Science Test
201071.4%54.2%67.7%
200952.0%41.7%62.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201058.3%43.8%68.8%
200968.0%52.5%69.6%
 
Writing Test
201065.9%54.9%71.9%
200955.1%56.5%68.1%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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