Hugh Lorch

North High School5

Phoenix, AZ | Maricopa County

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April 17, 2013


North High is one of the highschools i been attending so far , since my fresh mean im a student of 2014 . North High has such as fun activites and gropus , many teachers that are helpful for there students . (:

Submitted by a student

July 30, 2008


As a substitute teacher 20006-07, I found North High to be a favorite school. The teachers are dedicated, hold high expectations, and enjoy their students, which reflects in student work and behavior

Submitted by a teacher

May 13, 2008


the IB program is great and the extra curricular activities are great. The teachers really want to teach

Submitted by a student

September 12, 2007


The IB program at North is great for sudents who are overachievers, hard workers, and like a challenge. The overall school is also, very nice.

Submitted by a student

April 12, 2007


I went to North High and I can honestly say that I learned very much! I not only learned the curriculum but I learned how to be the most productive, working adult that I can be. Thanks to the wonderful teachers at North High!

Submitted by a former student

September 19, 2006


I think North has very good teachers, my sons teachers cared about my son and encouraged and pushed my son to succeed. I think North has a great security dept and the officers on site are very involved with the kids on campus. My son was in football, and I was very involved in the booster club and I really believe that the parent involvement is below standard, and I don't think there is enough parent involvement.

Submitted by a parent

April 19, 2006


IB program has good intentions but is dragged down by lenient admission standards.

Submitted by a former student

September 30, 2005


Great school! The staff is patient and experienced and a large variety of extracurricular activities exist.

Submitted by a parent

September 18, 2005


North High School's International Baccalaureate Program is a prestigious program in which it helps prepare students for obtaining a higher education. The staff is outstanding and dedicated to the success of their students.

Submitted by a former student

July 10, 2005


Really good school- nice ibm program.

Submitted by a former student

May 26, 2005


My son graduated from North in 2004. Given the many friendships he developed at the school, I think I can speak on behalf of many students and parents. The North IB program is very good, but as in all things, not perfect. That being said, its curriculum and the teachers prepared the students to compete at the national level for admissions to the best Universities in this Country. Admissions were granted to students to Yale, Stanford, Cal, Georgetown, Air Force Academey, West Point, USC, UCLA, Berkely and many other prestigious liberal arts schools. With respect to Arizona Universities, nearly all of the IB students received scholorships. I believe there were 7 national merits scholars, and several more who recieved honorable mention. In addition to the academics, the civil service requirement turned students into better citizens. With respect to athletics, everyone was welcome with an emphasis on sportsmanship and fun.

Submitted by a parent

August 6, 2004


My son completed his freshman year at North High in the Honors program. I am extremely impressed with his Honors teachers and school administration. The school guidance counselors helped my son to make good choices. He was on both the football and track teams. Team emphasis was on individual development, not winning at all costs.

Submitted by a parent

August 15, 2003


While the traffic flow for drop off and pick up is absolutely atrocious North offers some great programs. IB is a well-managed, quality program and the drama department is superior. The back to school news letter was the best that I have seen in the past 4 years.

Submitted by a parent

August 10, 2003


The administration does not provide support for the teachers or students. The principal, and by example some teachers follow suit, belittle student achievements and goals. there are some very dedicated teachers and the occassional administrator. Additionally, very few parents seem to be involved (or care) about their child's welfare or education. I'm hoping for changes.

Submitted by a parent

June 12, 2003


My daughter attends North High and is in the IB program in the 11th grade. I am very disappointed in the principal. She downgrades the students and talks to them as if they were small children. She has very little skills as far as dealing with people. North High is a great school but this administration is absolutely terrible. Only two administrators have any business on this campus and they are Mr.Munoz and Dr. Hart. They sincerely care about kids and their futures. The rest need to go. I am seriously thinking about sending my daughter back to the Deer Valley School District if things don't change.

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