About Us

Northwood School Facts

Image of Northwood High School
  •  School Profile

     

    School Highlights

    • Northwood ranked 2nd in the state in the NCASA Scholastic Cup competition for 2016-2017. Northwood achieved recognition through participation in the following events: ARt Showcase, Quiz Bowl, The Quill, the NC Envirothon, and the NC Science Olympiad.
    • Northwood has established the Northwood Boosters and Friends & Alumni Association. Membership is open to all members of the Northwood community and meetings are held regularly.
    • The 2016-2017 school year brought many athletic vistories to Northwood. Many teams and individuals advanced deep into regional and state playoff competition earning recognition for their success. 
    • The CTE department at Northwood continues to receive local, state, and international recognition for excellence in and out of the classroom. Northwood had an International Champion in DECA's Marketing competition in Spring 2017. 
    • Northwood students earned three Morehead-Cain (UNC) and two Park Scholarship (NC State) nominations.
    • Among their many recognitions, the a capella group, Pitch Please, won the national SoJam competition and statewide radio competition.
    • The Marching Band competed at the National Yamaha Cup at Met-Life Stadium in NYC.
    • 13 NHS studnets went to National FCCLA competition.

    The current site of Northwood was built in 1972 (buildings A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, & J). Building K was added in 1993. In 2007, the modular pod was added with eight classrooms. The Arts Wing and Gym were built on in 2009. The latest addition was in 2016 when 7 classrooms were buit in a second modular pod.

    As of September 2017, student enrollment is at 1371 students.

    See below for an awesome Pitch Please youtube video!