North Salinas High School

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55 Kip Dr

Salinas, CA 93906

(831) 796-7500

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,844

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for North Salinas High School

NSHS is a great high school. I am a 2009 grad and could not be happier with the education I gained at North High. I took many of the GATE, Honors and AP courses, and was fully prepared for college. I now attend a highly rated academic university and I completely feel that NSHS over prepared me if anything ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/12/09

As a part of the Class of 2006, i loved this school. I was very active in the school and had no problems. There were some gang people, but hey its salinas gangs are at every school. The gangsters did not bother anyone.

Posted by a student on 08/18/09

I am a Leadership student, and have been since my Freshman Year (c/o 2010), and I enjoy being at the School, because I have more fun there than at home! I am, and will be an active person when it comes to the School. Once I Graduate I do plan on go to their games and being a Spectator

Posted by a parent on 06/09/09

Decent school with decent programs. Following classes are highly recommended. Bio 3,4 AP Gov AP Physics AP Calculus Great instructors.

Posted by a other on 03/21/09

Don't believe a word the other comments said. I'm currently a sophmore at this school. You do see people dressing in the 'gansta' style, so to speak, but no one does anything gang realated. Plus, there are awesome teachers and awesome classes there like Physics (really fun class, might I add) drama, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/29/07

I have a few comments. The relationships between most students and staff is tensive and not on a trust basis. So many times the staff treats the children as if they are nothing, let alone that some of these kids get treated that way at home anyway.

Posted by a parent on 05/18/05

This school is a bit of a disappointment the atmoshpere is heavy. Some teachers are not to involved in the academics and have the kids just read text books all block long. I know because I am a former student.

Posted by a former student on 05/03/05

The school does not have as many resources as other schools but has some solid programs.

Posted by a former student on 02/07/05

I had a lot of problems with safety form this school, low amount of campus security high amount of fights and gangs, definitely glad I got out.

Posted by a former student on 08/12/04

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Test scores for North Salinas High School

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Test Year: 2012
North Salinas High School
Salinas Union High School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Salinas schools — North Salinas High School is located at 55 Kip Dr, Salinas CA 93906. 55 Kip Dr is in the 93906 ZIP code in Salinas, CA The school district for North Salinas High School is the Salinas Union High School District. North Salinas High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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