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Northwest Guilford High School

Greensboro, NC


Northwest Guilford High School
5240 Northwest School Road
Greensboro, NC  27409
Phone: 336-605-3300
Guilford County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 2,078
Type: Regular School  
Northwest Guilford High School

Northwest Guilford High School


Metro Area Ranking

#6
Metro Area High School Ranking: Northwest Guilford High School is ranked #6 out of 41 of the best high schools in Greensboro and surrounding areas (85th percentile). Cick the link to see all 41 high schools.


State Ranking

#66
Statewide High School Ranking: Northwest Guilford High School is ranked #66 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (87th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Northwest Guilford High School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Guilford County, NC. Northwest Guilford High School has an enrollment of approximately 2,078 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

90.5
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Northwest Guilford High School had a Student Growth Score of 90.5. This placed Northwest Guilford High School in the 84th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 20 66th 17.5
Math 22 72nd 18.9
Reading 22 67th 19.1
Science 21.5 70th 18.8
Writing 6.5 65th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Northwest Guilford High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 9% - Level 1
 9% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 64% - Level 4 (Solid)
 64% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 11% - Level 2
 11% - Level 2
 5% - Level 1
 5% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 8% - Level 2
 8% - Level 2
 6% - Level 1
 6% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 574
Math 581
Composite Score 1155
SAT Participation Rate 69 %

Northwest Guilford High had an average SAT score of 1155 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #38 out of 491 NC high schools (92nd percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Northwest Guilford High was 69% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.




 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 5%
 Asian - 5%
 Black - 7%
 Black - 7%
 Hispanic - 6%
 Hispanic - 6%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 79%
 White - 79%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Northwest Guilford High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Northwest Guilford High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Northwest Guilford Middle School 10 0.2 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 6-8
EP Pearce Elementary School 10 1.1 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Oak Ridge Elementary School 10 2.4 miles Oak Ridge, NC Regular PK-5
Summerfield Elementary School 10 4.1 miles Summerfield, NC Regular K-5
Kernodle Middle School 10 4.3 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 6-8
Colfax Elementary School 10 4.4 miles Colfax, NC Regular PK-5
Guilford Elementary School 6 4.5 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Jefferson Elementary School 6 5.2 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Piney Grove Elementary School 8 5.6 miles Kernersville, NC Regular PK-5
Western Guilford High School 7 5.7 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 9-12
Stokesdale Elementary School 9 5.7 miles Stokesdale, NC Regular PK-5
Monroeton Elementary School 5 5.8 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5
Early College at Guilford 10 5.9 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 9-12
Claxton Elementary School 9 6.0 miles Greensboro, NC Regular K-5
Guilford Middle School 4 6.0 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 6-8
Jesse Wharton Elementary School 9 6.6 miles Greensboro, NC Regular K-5
Kernersville Middle School 7 6.7 miles Kernersville, NC Regular 6-8
Morehead Elementary School 8 7.1 miles Greensboro, NC Regular K-5
Kernersville Elementary School 5 7.3 miles Kernersville, NC Regular PK-5
Southwest Elementary School 10 7.5 miles High Point, NC Regular K-5