Northwood High School

Northwood High School (NHS) is the newest of the four comprehensive high schools in Irvine, CA. Located in the upper middle class, suburban neighborhood of Northwood, it is WASC accredited, California Distinguished School and US Department of Education Blue Ribbon School that currently serves nearly 2,000 students grades 9 through 12. NHS addresses a range of needs, from the gifted to the developmentally impaired, with a student-centered focus.

Students are requires to fill out a residency verification form which  can be found here: Northwood Residency Verification Form

Northwood Contact Information:

http://www.northwoodhigh.org
4515 Portola Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 936-7200

API 2014-15 School Year
Index Score: 921

The Irvine Unified School District prohibits the numerical ranking of students. NHS will provide percentile range rankings when requested by universities and scholarship organizations.

Grade Point Average
Class of 2015 - 4.52
Class of 2014 - 4.42
Class of 2013 - 4.46
Class of 2012 - 4.51
2014-15 Test Scores
  • SAT Reasoning
  • Students Tested
  • Critical Reading
  • Mathmatics
  • Writing
  • Composite Score
  • SCORE
  • 335
  • 622
  • 651
  • 622
  • 1886
  • ACT
  • English
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Composite Score
  • SCORE
  • 28.7
  • 29.8
  • 28.7
  • 27.9
  • 28.9

Academic Achievement Data – SAT Reasoning 2014-15

  • Subject
  • Art History
  • Music Theory
  • 2D Design
  • Drawing
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • World History
  • Chemistry
  • Physics B
  • US Government
  • US History
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Computer Science
  • Statistics
  • Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Spanish Language
  • Tests
  • 64
  • 20
  • 12
  • 5
  • 128
  • 128
  • 89
  • 78
  • 109
  • 139
  • 103
  • 13
  • 74
  • 74
  • 173
  • 58
  • 104
  • 26
  • Pass %
  • 83
  • 90
  • 100
  • 100
  • 96
  • 96
  • 97
  • 87
  • 82
  • 93
  • 96
  • 69
  • 80
  • 97
  • 80
  • 100
  • 90
  • 100

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Additional Irvine Schools

BRYWOOD ELEMENTARY (K-6)

California Distinguished Schools: 1990
National Blue Ribbon Award: 1991, 1992
Great Schools Rated 9 of 10 & Community Learning 4 Stars
California Department of Education Academic Performance Index (API) Score: 920 Exceptional
1 of 6 Irvine Elementary Schools offering the APAAS Program (Alternative Placement for academically Advanced Students 4th-6th grades)
“Brywood Mission: To emphasize academic success and for students to learn lessons of compassion and respect”
 www.iusd.org/br/

CANYON VIEW ELEMENTARY (K-6)

California Distinguished Schools: 2002, 2007
National Blue Ribbon Award: 2003, 2004
Great Schools Rated 10 of 10 & Community Learning 4 Stars
California Department of Education Academic Performance Index (API) Score: 959 Exceptional
Ranked a perfect “10” by Ca. Dept. of Education – top 10% of schools statewide
“Canyon View is a community of respectful and responsible learners who succeed in a diverse and Changing World”
www.iusd.org/cv

NORTHWOOD ELEMENTARY (K-6)

California Distinguished Schools: 2002
National Blue Ribbon Award: 2008
Great Schools Rated 10 of 10 & Community Learning 4 Stars
California Department of Education Academic Performance Index (API) Score: 933 Exceptional
Ranked a perfect “10” by Ca. Dept. of Education – top 10% of schools statewide
“Northwood’s mission is to prepare students to face the challenges of the future and be their best selves.”
www.iusd.org/nw

SANTIAGO HILLS ELEMENTARY (K-6)

California Distinguished Schools: 1996, 2009
National Blue Ribbon Award: 2008
Great Schools Rated 10 of 10 & Community Learning 4 Stars
California Department of Education Academic Performance Index (API) Score: 947 Exceptional
Ranked a perfect “10” by Ca. Dept. of Education – top 10% of schools statewide
1 of 6 Irvine Elementary Schools offering the APAAS Program (Alternative Placement for academically Advanced Students 4th-6th grades)
“To provide the highest quality educational experience which empowers all students with skills, knowledge, strategic thinking and values in a positive, safe and challenging environment, fostered by a cooperative effort between school, parents and community.”
www.iusd.org/sh

SIERRA VISTA MIDDLE (7-8)

California Distinguished Schools: 1996, 2009
Great Schools Rated 10 of 10 & Community Learning 4 Stars
California Department of Education Academic Performance Index (API) Score: 964 Exceptional
Ranked a perfect “10” by Ca. Dept. of Education – top 10% of schools statewide
Outstanding Art Educators Award, Music
Chamber Orchestra-All Southern California
Honor Musicians
“The Charger Way: RESPONSIBILITY,
INTEGRITY & RESPECT”
www.sierravistams.org