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Niles North High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,127
Best High School in Illinois
#45
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Niles Twp Community High School District 219
Type Public
 Phone (847)626-2011
 Location 9800 Lawler Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
Charter School No

Niles North High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 45th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Niles North High School student body is predominantly White with a significant Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White40.7%865
Black10.9%231
Hispanic13.2%281
Asian Pacific34.2%728
Native American Indian0.6%12
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races0.4%8

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 31.1%

32.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Illinois high school median of 42.4%. By this measure, Niles North High School students are largely upper-middle income and rank 214th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman497
Sophomore516
Junior570
Senior544
Total2,127

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
92%

8 out of 10

Rank: 149th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students92%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile84%
White90% to 94%*
Black85% to 89%*
Hispanic95% or more*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency70% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 100th in Illinois

Students at Niles North High School scored an average 40% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 16.3% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 34%*55% to 59%*
Boys30% to 34%*35% to 39%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*.%
Asian & Pacific Islander30% to 34%*45% to 49%*
Black20% or less*21% to 39%*
Hispanic20% to 29%*30% to 39%*
Multiracialsuppressed*-
White40% to 44%*55% to 59%*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited Englishless than 50%*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
22.9

The average ACT score for Niles North High School students in 2017 was 22.9. This indicates that the average student scores in the 63rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

3 out of 10

Rank: 420th in Illinois

547 out of 1,114 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (49%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the bottom 39% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 54th in Illinois

Niles North High School offers 37 AP courses. 31 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 85% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Niles North High School had 540 taking AP exams with a 454 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 84% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 31% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 25%
AP Courses Offered 37

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.4%102
Boys4.7%55
Girls4%47
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.3%31
Boys1.6%19
Girls1%12

Location

Niles North High School
9800 Lawler Ave
Skokie, IL
60077
(847)626-2011

10 out of 10 1

District

Niles Twp Community High School District 219
Skokie, IL