5
Overall
The Overall rating is a combination of the school's Math, Reading, Attendance, School Incidents, and College Bound (if high school) ratings. We compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest rated schools. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn more about how this rating is calculated.
Northeast High School
5
Overall
The Overall rating is a combination of the school's Math, Reading, Attendance, School Incidents, and College Bound (if high school) ratings. We compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest rated schools. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn more about how this rating is calculated.
  • 55northeast
  • nehsbuilding
  • 56northeast
  • nehs new
5
Math
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
5
Science
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
7
School Incidents
This rating reflects the number of incidents per 100 students. Then, we compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the least amount of incidents. Learn More
5
Reading
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
3
Attendance
This rating reflects the percentage of students who attended 95% or more of enrolled instructional days. We compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest attendance rates. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
7
College Bound
This rating represents the percentage of annual graduates who enroll in any postsecondary institution in the first fall following their graduation date. Schools are then divided into equal-sized groups to create ratings from 1 to 10, with 10 representing the highest college enrollment rates. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More

School Details

  • School TypePublic District Neighborhood
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Enrollment3354
  • PrincipalMr. Omar Crowder
  • Phone Number215-728-5018
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (19, 67, 70, 77)
  • Address 1601 Cottman Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
  • NeighborhoodRhawnhurst
  • Application DeadlineNovember 13th, 2017
  • Apply Now

Mission

Northeast High School seeks to empower students to embrace learning as a lifelong process. We strive to foster in our students a respect for all people regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender or sexual orientation, for this is the very essence...

Northeast High School seeks to empower students to embrace learning as a lifelong process. We strive to foster in our students a respect for all people regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender or sexual orientation, for this is the very essence of learning in a global community. We strive to prepare our students to be contributing members of our 21st-century high-tech society.

Read More

Points of Pride

SPARC Robotics Program Annual SPARC Flight (since 1968) Marine Advanced Tech. Ed. Program Liberty Scholars - Drexel National Merit Scholar Candidates Middle States Accreditation Nationally Accredited Graphic Communication & Graphic Design...

SPARC Robotics Program Annual SPARC Flight (since 1968) Marine Advanced Tech. Ed. Program Liberty Scholars - Drexel National Merit Scholar Candidates Middle States Accreditation Nationally Accredited Graphic Communication & Graphic Design programs Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teacher and Distinguished Leadership Bronze Distinction Advanced Placement Program, only comprehensive school in Philadelphia to offer the AP Diploma Program IB Diploma Program DECA National Finalists Green Technologies Program with community partnerships 87% of NE Graduates attend Ivy League, top-tier and other four- and two-year year colleges or have post-secondary plans for internships, work, or military Raise.me funding partnerships with Penn State and Drexel

Read More

Admissions Policy

Northeast High School is a comprehensive neighborhood school that offers 2 citywide admission and special admission programs housed within our campus. These programs include 2 citywide admission CTE programs for AVID (802A) and Sports Marketing (802S...

Northeast High School is a comprehensive neighborhood school that offers 2 citywide admission and special admission programs housed within our campus. These programs include 2 citywide admission CTE programs for AVID (802A) and Sports Marketing (802S), as well as special admission for Northeast Magnet program (802M), a rigorous college-prep program with AP and IB offerings. Non-special admission programs open to all Northeast students include 9th Grade Academy, Arts Academy for fine and performing arts, Academic Language Program for English Learners, Natural Resource Management for students interested in the growing fields of Green Technologies, and a Health and Medical program for students interested in the health sciences.

Read More

Safety & Culture

Northeast recognizes that school climate and a positive school culture have a lasting impact on student achievement, therefore we are devoted to offering all students a supportive and safe environment that provides opportunities for academic and...

Northeast recognizes that school climate and a positive school culture have a lasting impact on student achievement, therefore we are devoted to offering all students a supportive and safe environment that provides opportunities for academic and social growth. We strive to maintain an educational environment free from all forms of harassment, where each student feels respected.

Read More

Accreditations & Honors

Middle States Accreditation 2009 Nationally Accredited Graphic Communication & Graphic Design Programs Lindback Award for Distinguished Teacher Lindback Distinguished Leadership Award

Middle States Accreditation 2009 Nationally Accredited Graphic Communication & Graphic Design Programs Lindback Award for Distinguished Teacher Lindback Distinguished Leadership Award

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 29.8%
White 17.7%
Hispanic 23.7%
Asian 21.8%
Other 7.1%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 43%
Male Students 57%

Special Education

Special Ed 10%

Gifted Education

Gifted 2.8%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 72%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 20.3%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
983
10th Grade Students
985
11th Grade Students
739
12th Grade Students
647
Total Students
3354

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
2.5

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 64%

AP Class Offerings

  • Biology,
  • Calculus AB,
  • Calculus BC,
  • Chemistry,
  • Chinese,
  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Politics,
  • Italian,
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Physics B,
  • Physics C,
  • Psychology,
  • Spanish,
  • Statistics,
  • Design,
  • US History,
  • World History

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Commercial Ad,
  • Electrical Communications,
  • Graphic Communications,
  • Computer Technology,
  • Communication,
  • Web Info

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Choir,
  • Drill Team,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance,
  • Ceramics,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Theater Group,
  • Literature,
  • Film,
  • Jazz,
  • Orchestra

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Tennis,
  • Cross Country,
  • Wrestling,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Bowling,
  • Field Hockey,
  • Golf,
  • Girls Golf,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Indoor Track,
  • Girls Indoor Track,
  • Lacrosse,
  • Girls Lacrosse,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Diving,
  • Girls Diving,
  • Girls Tennis,
  • Volleyball,
  • Girls Volleyball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Badminton (PIAA)

Badminton (PIAA)

Other Activities

Agor, ALLY, American Red Cross, Art, Asian Student Association, Association of Chinese Students, Band, Dance, Debate, Drill Team, ESOL Tutoring, Healthy Eating, Hip-Hop Dance ; Sync Step, Indoor Track, Indo-Pak, Italian Tutoring, Key , Megaphone,...

Agor, ALLY, American Red Cross, Art, Asian Student Association, Association of Chinese Students, Band, Dance, Debate, Drill Team, ESOL Tutoring, Healthy Eating, Hip-Hop Dance ; Sync Step, Indoor Track, Indo-Pak, Italian Tutoring, Key , Megaphone, Mock Trial, MSA, Music Appreciation, National Academic League, Northeast Designers, Volunteers, Philosophy, Science Olympiad, SCOPE, Skills USA, Spanish, SPARC, Spring Track, Stage Crew, Valhalla, Video Game Programming, Yearbook

Read More

Electives

International Baccalaureate Program Offered

International Baccalaureate Program Offered

Language Programs

  • French,
  • Spanish,
  • Italian,
  • Chinese,
  • Additional Languages

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory

Nearby Schools

Find Another School