PROFICIENCY 64% 22% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
65%NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
65%Northfield
52%Minnesota

Northfield Senior High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "NORTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Northfield, MN. There are a total of 1,239 students and 61 teachers at Northfield Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 172 free lunch students and 73 reduced lunch students.

Northfield Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.5%, which is 22% higher than the Minnesota average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1239
Teachers60.55
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch172
Reduced lunch73

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment374
Taking some courses243
Taking some courses (not tests)115
Passing some courses203
Passing no courses29

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 Northfield Senior High, there are a total of 374 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 243 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All58%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School55-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All69%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School69%

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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Northfield Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMinnesotaNational
Caucasian 85.9% 81.5% 70.9% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 1.5% 9.6% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 1.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.8% 12.8% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 1.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 1.8% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Bridgewater Elementary76%0.4Northfield, MN
Sibley Elementary76%0.6Northfield, MN
Northfield Middle School66%0.7Northfield, MN
Northfield Area Learning Center50%0.9Northfield, MN
Arcadia Charter School57%1.1Northfield, MN
Greenvale Park Elementary62%1.7Northfield, MN
Prairie Creek Community School67%7.2Northfield, MN
Nerstrand Charter School65%8.7Nerstrand, MN
Randolph Secondary42%9.0Randolph, MN
Randolph Elementary65%9.0Randolph, MN
Eagle View83%13.7Elko New Market, MN

Northfield demographics profile

StatisticNorthfieldMinnesotaNational
Population20,4055,450,868318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,4016291
Median age27.337.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%58%55%
Speak English88%89%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%

Education level achieved in Northfield

IndexNorthfieldMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade91.6%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school91.4%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college72.7%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.9%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.6%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters21.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.0%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.9%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The Northfield Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.