North Atlanta High School in Atlanta, GA - Niche

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North Atlanta High School is a public school in Atlanta, Georgia. It has 1,413 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 76% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 274 reviews written and they have been mixed.

2875 Northside Dr Nw
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 802-4700

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3.3 from 274 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: North Atlanta has great academics and everyone wants you to succeed, but lacks school pride. I wish the students had a closer bond.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Not really a lot of school events/activities and little school spirit
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: North Atlanta is a school i would recommend to you.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The reason why I'm rating it great is because I had a great experience meeting new people. When I first started high school, I didn't have any classes with my middle school friends, so I just isolated myself from the other students. However, that didn't last long, as I began to befriend a few people, which later led to a large group of friends. There is a large diversity of people within this school, and have a massive school allowed many students from different schools join it.

    The reason why it doesn't get a perfect score is because of APS. Requiring students to take more exams then ever. Even my teachers exclaimed that it was ridiculous, back when they were in school, they didn't have these many tests. And how the changed the standard grading to a more " General Stand point", having all assignments being worth the same amount of points.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: North Atlanta could really have a spot on mtvs network

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Grady High School 4 mi. 1,405
2.33 Cross Keys High School 4 mi. 1,029
3.33 Riverwood International Charter School 6 mi. 1,715
2.00 Douglass High School 6 mi. 952
2.66 Druid Hills High School 6 mi. 1,574

Around North Atlanta High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

North Atlanta High School United States Cross Keys High School Douglass High School Druid Hills High School Grady High School Riverwood International Charter School
African American 47.0% 15.0% 11.0% 97.0% 56.0% 61.0% 33.0%
White 27.0% 51.0% 2.0% 0% 20.0% 28.0% 36.0%
Hispanic 20.0% 25.0% 77.0% 2.0% 7.0% 4.0% 22.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.8% 8.0% 0% 11.0% 1.0% 3.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 0% 0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 39.6%
Grade 10 26.8%
Grade 11 21.0%
Grade 12 12.6%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 47% Yes
  • 35% Not sure.
  • 18% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 23% Diversity
  • 22% The view
  • 13% Windows
  • 11% The Arts/Performing Arts Programs
  • 11% Awesome teachers
  • 9% The life lessons learned from the peers around you
  • 6% Variety of classes
  • 5% Bigger classrooms

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 23% Certain teachers seem to not care as much as other
  • 18% Lunches are short / no time to socialize
  • 18% Not enough school spirit
  • 11% Separation between races
  • 8% Run by Atlanta Public School System
  • 8% Very few field trips
  • 5% My physics teacher doesn't respect us
  • 4% Bad lunches
  • 3% Lacks focus
  • 1% Not enough school dances

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 28 responses

  • 86% Our building is unique (11 story office bldg)
  • 11% Plenty of students have became famous every year!
  • 4% In the news every other month

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 25% Overly-cautious at times
  • 21% Diverse
  • 18% Cautious
  • 14% Redundant
  • 11% Too strict / closed in
  • 7% Isolated
  • 4% Doesn't communicate

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 25% All of the above
  • 18% Focus/know your graduation & college requirements
  • 18% Elevators don't work. use stairs.
  • 14% Be ready for a racially diverse community.
  • 11% Become best friends with your counselor.
  • 7% Know your requirements.
  • 4% Take nothing academically lightly
  • 4% Get involved in many extracurriculars.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 9% I love everything about this school.
  • 74% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.