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Northeast High School is a public school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It has 3,075 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 49% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 372 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1601 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 728-5018

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 372 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The teachers I had in the IB program really ensured that we did well - all the teachers that I personally had were invested my future and genuinely cared about me, something that had definitely shaped who I am.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Food: We are given the choice of healthy food, which is good. Salads are available everyday. There are sandwiches, daily as well
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Policies are definitely enforced, but sometimes students don't understand the reasoning behind policies, so they tend not to follow them
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: The sport facilities are okay, but recently, some of the bleachers have been stoles
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers are genuinely interested in helping the students

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Lincoln High School 2 mi. 1,858
1.66 Frankford High School 2 mi. 1,609
2.33 George Washington High School 4 mi. 1,921
4.33 Central High School 4 mi. 2,360
4.00 Abington Senior High School 5 mi. 1,822

Around Northeast High School

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


Male 56%
Female 43%

Student Diversity

Northeast High School United States Abington Senior High School Central High School Frankford High School George Washington High School Lincoln High School
African American 33.0% 15.2% 24.0% 32.0% 56.0% 28.0% 38.0%
Asian 22.0% 4.7% 5.0% 30.0% 1.0% 16.0% 5.0%
White 21.0% 51.6% 66.0% 26.0% 8.0% 41.0% 33.0%
Hispanic 17.0% 24.5% 3.0% 7.0% 32.0% 13.0% 20.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 28.7%
Grade 10 25.3%
Grade 11 25.0%
Grade 12 21.0%

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 35 responses

  • 57% Yes
  • 26% Not sure.
  • 17% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 47% The SLC programs and Clubs
  • 27% Magnet Program
  • 13% Nothing
  • 10% National Honors Society
  • 3% Extracurricular activities

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 24% School District of Philadelphia budget cuts
  • 24% Too much focus on uniforms instead of academics
  • 18% 4000 kids in a 1000 kid space
  • 16% School lunch
  • 9% Worn down building
  • 7% No air conditioning

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 57% The different SLC programs.
  • 43% A diverse community

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 65% Diversity
  • 15% Strict
  • 10% Sanitation is very poor
  • 10% Definitely not the best

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 45% Hard work, is expected.
  • 23% Take advantage of available extracurricular
  • 9% Don't worry. High school is easy if you attend NE
  • 9% Stay on task, and keep yourself motivated
  • 9% Your success matter to everyone at NEHS.
  • 5% Know exactly what you want after graduation

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 6% I love everything about this school.
  • 76% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 6% I hate everything about this school.