School Details

Pickerington High School North

7800 Refugee Rd, Pickerington, OH 43147
(614) 830-2700
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1850 students 18 students/teacher (OH avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade

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Ohio Graduation Test (OGT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pickerington Local School District average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Pickerington High School North is a public high school in Pickerington. The principal of Pickerington High School North is Kiya D. Hunt, who can be contacted at kiya_hunt@plsd.us. 1,850 children attend Pickerington High School North and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 9% of the 1,850 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 14% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Pickerington High School North is 18:1. Pickerington High School Central is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 71% 65%
Multiracial 7% 7%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Asian 3% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 20%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.06% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14% 18%
Economically disadvantaged 9% 13%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is great ! I am a senior at Pick. North and have grown greatly over my years here. My school offers so many opportunities - for me - it was football. I have received multiple scholarships for my athletic achievements.

  • (2 years ago)

    Wonderful school if you have blonde hair and blues. My child was not permitted in the band year book picture because she colored her hair red. The teacher cited a rule that students must have natural hair color but he permitted the students with bleach bonde hair (not natural) students with hair dyed black and even one with green underneath to appear in photo. Wonderful school if you look and think like everyone else.

  • (3 years ago)

    The high school is a great school. My boys have grown so much over the past four years here. Very disappointed in the turn out on the parents side as to not showing up for conferences. But the teachers do an awesome job in helping the students succeed.

  • (3 years ago)

    Our family loves this school!! It is beautiful has wonderful caring teachers that help the students reach their potential and tremendous selection of coursework that will help anyone go to college of choice. Most importantly respect is given to and expected from all students. High standards with reasonable but challenging expectations for everyone!!

  • (4 years ago)

    Wonderful system. North has terrific teachers that assume the best of their students. They teach more in less time and go into more depth than many college classes. These students graduate with an education that grants them entrance to ANY school they might want to attend. It's never IF they want to go on to better things it's simply WHAT do they want to do? They can do it all - thanks to Pickerington North!

  • (6 years ago)

    As a parent of 2 graduates and a sophomore at PHSN the entire school district is number one in my book. I have seen this community grow from a small town to a comfortable suburb east of Columbus OH. The entire district is filled with wonder staff that care develop and challenge all students to be successful learners (both in and outside the classroom). Parental and Community support is strong. Our family transfered from Pickerington to a southern state for two years. We returned to the same neighborhood school. We love the school district so much that we promised our youngest (15yr old) we would not move until he graduated from PHSN. The motto of the Class of 2008 was ' 08' - No Hate! '. They lived up to that standard 24/7.

  • (6 years ago)

    I was in the first graduating class of Pickerington North and I can't say enough about this school. The staff has taken deliberate steps from the very first day to create a unique community where each student is proud to be a Panther!

  • (7 years ago)

    I go to pickerington north as well. I am a senior of 2008! i love this school and the staff. they are very nice and organized. VERY good school to have on your resumes!

  • (7 years ago)

    'I am a student of Pickerington North and I think is a really nice school. They take bery good care of the building and keep it nice. I love this school!!!!'

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