North High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Des Moines Independent Comm School District" in Des Moines, IA. There are a total of 1,198 students and 70 teachers at North High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 840 free lunch students and 144 reduced lunch students.
North High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 51.5%, which is 34% lower than the Iowa average.
|Taking some courses||191|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||146|
|Passing some courses||36|
|Passing no courses||157|
Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At North High School, there are a total of 344 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 191 taking some courses.
The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.
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|Hispanic or Latino||27.0%||23.9%||9.7%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.3%||0.5%||0.5%||1.2%|
|Findley Elementary School||62%||0.5||Des Moines, IA|
|Harding Middle School||54%||0.7||Des Moines, IA|
|Moulton Elementary School||47%||0.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Cattell Elementary School||57%||1.0||Des Moines, IA|
|Oak Park||70%||1.0||Des Moines, IA|
|Madison Elementary School||60%||1.3||Des Moines, IA|
|King Elementary School||40%||1.3||Des Moines, IA|
|Carver Elementary||52%||1.4||Des Moines, IA|
|Hiatt Middle School||46%||1.6||Des Moines, IA|
|East High School||65%||1.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Edmunds Fine Arts Academy||45%||1.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Monroe Elementary School||42%||1.9||Des Moines, IA|
|Population density (sq mi)||1,042||55||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||65%||60%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||89.9%||89.2%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||89.2%||87.7%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||68.3%||59.8%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||44.7%||38.4%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||1.3%||2.7%||3.3%|