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Northwood High School

Pittsboro, NC


Northwood High School
310 Northwood High School Road
Pittsboro, NC  27312
Phone: 919-542-4181
Chatham County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,367
Type: Regular School  
Northwood High School

Northwood High School


Metro Area Ranking

#12
Metro Area High School Ranking: Northwood High School is ranked #12 out of 26 of the best high schools in Durham and surrounding areas (54th percentile). Cick the link to see all 26 high schools.


State Ranking

#138
Statewide High School Ranking: Northwood High School is ranked #138 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (73rd percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Northwood High School is a 8-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Chatham County, NC. Northwood High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,367 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

70.6
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Northwood High School had a Student Growth Score of 70.6. This placed Northwood High School in the 40th 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 19.5 62nd 17.5
Math 19.9 52nd 18.9
Reading 20.4 55th 19.1
Science 20.4 60th 18.8
Writing 6.2 59th 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 Northwood High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 21% - Level 1
 21% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 17% - Level 1
 17% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 26% - Level 1
 26% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 560
Math 543
Composite Score 1103
SAT Participation Rate 61 %

Northwood High had an average SAT score of 1103 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #78 out of 491 NC high schools (84th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Northwood High was 61% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 89% - Northwood High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 89% - Northwood High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 2%
 Asian - 2%
 Black - 14%
 Black - 14%
 Hispanic - 17%
 Hispanic - 17%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 62%
 White - 62%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Northwood 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 Northwood High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Horton Middle School 7 0.7 miles Pittsboro, NC Regular 5-8
Pittsboro Elementary School 9 2.8 miles Pittsboro, NC Regular PK-4
Perry W Harrison Elementary School 10 3.6 miles Pittsboro, NC Regular PK-5
Margaret B. Pollard Middle School 9 5.5 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular 6-8
North Chatham Elementary School 6 8.9 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5
Moncure School 6 10.3 miles Moncure, NC Regular PK-8
Scroggs Elementary School 10 10.3 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5
Carrboro High School 10 10.6 miles Carrboro, NC Regular 9-12
Silk Hope School 8 10.8 miles Siler City, NC Regular K-8
Culbreth Middle School 10 11.0 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular 6-8
FPG Elementary School 8 11.4 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5
Deep River Elementary School 6 11.6 miles Sanford, NC Regular K-5
Carrboro Elementary School 9 12.1 miles Carrboro, NC Regular PK-5
McDougle Elementary School 9 12.5 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5
McDougle Middle School 10 12.6 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular 6-8
Northside Elementary School 7 12.7 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5
Glenwood Elementary School 10 13.3 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular K-5
J S Waters School 7 13.6 miles Goldston, NC Regular K-8
Seawell Elementary School 10 13.8 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5
Smith Middle School 10 13.9 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular 6-8