North Hollywood Senior High School in Los Angeles, CA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,842
  • Type
    Public, Magnet, Coed
  • Reviews
    505 3.6
  • Ranking

North Hollywood Senior High School is a public, magnet, coed school in Los Angeles, California. It has 2,842 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 64% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 505 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

5231 Colfax Ave
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 753-6200

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 505 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: races are with races. Armenians have groups, blacks have their group as well. its a great school though
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Academics: great teachers that expect the most from you. especially English teachers
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: unfortunately, the school nurse can't do much . I don't feel the best when in her hands, but its average, I know that she can't do much
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Many clubs and the most AP's available in town. has wide variety of diversity and is very competitive.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: I haven't been personally exposed to a lot of these facilities, being at the Zoo Magnet all day, and because there aren't many instances of bullying/threat to personal safety/threat to personal security. When there is it seems the appropriate action is always taken.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Ulysses S. Grant High School 2 mi. 2,193
3.33 John H. Francis Polytechnic 4 mi. 2,937
4.00 Burroughs High School 4 mi. 2,623
3.66 Van Nuys Senior High School 4 mi. 2,719
3.66 Burbank High School 5 mi. 2,628

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

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

North Hollywood Senior High School United States California Burbank High School Burroughs High School John H. Francis Polytechnic Ulysses S. Grant High School Van Nuys Senior High School
Hispanic 69.0% 25.0% 53.3% 26.0% 47.0% 91.0% 61.0% 62.0%
White 15.0% 51.0% 24.8% 55.0% 37.0% 1.0% 29.0% 10.0%
Asian 9.0% 4.8% 11.3% 11.0% 10.0% 4.0% 3.0% 21.0%
African American 4.0% 15.0% 6.1% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 3.3% 2.0% 3.0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.5%
Grade 10 27.6%
Grade 11 18.8%
Grade 12 23.1%

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 71 responses

  • 65% Yes
  • 30% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 56 responses

  • 24% Counselors, College advisors, and Coaches
  • 15% The Zoo Magnet's rare/unique classes: e.g. Zoology
  • 12% Competition among friends that brings motivation
  • 12% Teachers
  • 11% A few truly great teachers, but too few.
  • 10% My Current teachers and counselors
  • 9% The Music Program
  • 3% The Highly Gifted Magnet
  • 2% Asb
  • 2% Dance Team!

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 35 responses

  • 32% Lazy, unmotivated students
  • 24% Disobedient students
  • 10% Tardies
  • 8% Acceptance based on magnet points, not merit.
  • 8% Underfunding
  • 6% Too many expectations
  • 5% Appearances are more important than function.
  • 3% Discrimination among students
  • 2% Not enough care for facilities
  • 2% Emphasis on sports

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 56 responses

  • 36% The Highly Gifted Magnet and Zoo Magnet programs
  • 21% HSAS Program, Highly Gifted Magnet, and Zoo Magnet
  • 11% SAS AND ZOO MAGNET, COLLEGE CENTER
  • 11% The Zoo Magnet, since I go there.
  • 9% It has an excellent and informative college center
  • 4% The SAS
  • 2% It has excellent helpful teachers.
  • 2% The agricultural area
  • 2% The complete lack of competence.
  • 2% HEA academy
  • 2% Highly Gifted Magnet (Insane Test Scores)

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 54 responses

  • 33% Ample opportunities
  • 22% A nice community
  • 22% Decent
  • 15% Outstanding
  • 6% Life-expanding
  • 2% Obstructive

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 28% Be involved and stive to do your best.
  • 28% Always do your best and don't fall behind.
  • 28% Get involved, be kind, and do your best
  • 5% Don't follow the dreams of others.
  • 5% Apply to clubs & after school programs their hel
  • 3% Don't be scared. It's just a normal school.
  • 3% My school mentions all these helpful tips.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 50 responses

  • 4% I love everything about this school.
  • 78% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 16% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 2% I hate everything about this school.