At North High School, students, parents, staff, and community members work together to provide equal opportunity for learners to attain their highest level of academic achievement, personal growth, and intellectual development in a safe and caring environment. North offers a student-centered comprehensive curriculum with rigorous academic standards founded in the implementation of cross-curricular literacy strategies and a commitment to building and maintaining positive relationships.
Families and students can choose from more than 250 courses, including 15 Advanced Placement courses, and more than 50 sports and co-curricular activities.
North High School offers a highly educated and dedicated staff committed to preparing all students for college and careers. More than 60% of teachers have earned a Master’s degree or higher, and four North High teachers have earned National Board Certification. A number of staff members have also been recognized as Kohl Educational Foundation Fellows, as well as by numerous other organizations and programs, for their excellence in teaching and commitment to their profession.
A variety of technology is available and utilized to engage, enhance, and promote student learning. Chromebooks are issued to each student. North remains committed to providing a myriad of rigorous learning opportunities through a variety of modes including independent study, project based learning, field experiences, and community service learning.
Parents and community members, along with prospective students, are always welcome to visit or tour North High School, especially while school is in session. Visitors will get a true look and feel for a comprehensive high school of approximately 1,550 students and more than 150 full- and part-time staff. North has a wonderfully dynamic, energetic, and diverse student body while the staff is involved and committed to student growth and achievement.