PROFICIENCY 13% 67% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #74 of 89 in Wichita
  • Ranked #81 of 96 in Wichita
  • Ranked #1229 of 1320 in Kansas
Proficiency Averages
26%Wichita
9%Wichita
38%Kansas

North High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Wichita" in Wichita, KS. There are a total of 2,180 students and 108 teachers at North High, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 1,576 free lunch students and 192 reduced lunch students.

North High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.5%, which is 67% lower than the Kansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2180
Teachers108.4
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch1576
Reduced lunch192

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment345
Taking some courses315
Taking some courses (not tests)23
Passing some courses71
Passing no courses235

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, there are a total of 345 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 315 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All10%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All15%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15%

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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North High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictKansasNational
Caucasian 22.8% 34.3% 65.8% 51.1%
African American 8.8% 18.2% 7.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 4.6% 2.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 61.4% 32.9% 18.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.4% 1.3% 1.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.3% 8.4% 4.6% 3.1%

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Wichita demographics profile

StatisticWichitaKansasNational
Population388,0332,898,292318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,4163591
Median age34.436.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%59%55%
Speak English83%89%79%
Speak Spanish11%8%13%

Education level achieved in Wichita

IndexWichitaKansasNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.8%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.9%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.9%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The North High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.