Jump high school statistics project navigation Jump to search For schools of the same name, see Northeast High School. Northeast is one of the oldest high schools in Philadelphia, founded in 1890 as the Northeast Manual Training School. As of June 2016 Northeast High School had 175 graduating classes.
Northeast serves Rhawnhurst and other sections of Northeast Philadelphia. E series Teach: Tony Danza, where actor Tony Danza taught a tenth grade English class during the 2009-2010 school year. World Report Best High Schools and won a bronze medal in recognition of its well rounded students, high standardized test scores, and great overall performance in Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, honors, and advanced classes. Northeast high school students comes from very diverse racial, economic, and cultural backgrounds.
According to the school profile generated by the School District of Philadelphia the racial makeup of the school based on the 2015-2016 school year is 30. Northeast high school has 3,600 students, making it the most populated high school in the city of Philadelphia. When including the teachers and staff, the school contains more than 3,700 people. Wearing either a senior tie or senior scarf distinguishes the senior class from the rest of the general student population. Northeast High School is easily accessed by SEPTA bus routes 19, 59, 67, 70, and 77.
These routes connect with several other routes in the area such as 1, 14, 18, 19, 20, 24, 58, and the Fox Chase Regional Rail line at Ryers station. Many students who live out of the immediate area get to school by one of these bus routes from across the city. For those students who live in areas further than a mile away from the school SEPTA provides them with free weekly bus transpasses. Northeast High School has many sports teams, all of which are known as The Vikings. The girls’ field hockey team has won the Public League Championship the last four out of five years, last being in 2011. The wrestling team went undefeated and won the school’s first championship in wrestling beating Thomas Edison High School 45 to 26 on January 29, 2009. The school won their second championship in wrestling on February 1, 2012 beating Central High School 33 to 28.
In 2012 the boys’ soccer team won the AAA public league championship after beating Franklin Towne Charter High School 1-0 on October 30, 2012. This gives the team their first championship since 2007. The boys’ lacrosse team has won the AAA public league championship back to back years in 2011 and 2012, both times beating George Washington High School giving them their only two championships. The football team won the AAAA Public League Championship after beating George Washington High School 13-6 on November 13, 2010. This is the first championship for the football team since 1983. Spirit Competitions in 2014 and 2016, 2017 and 2018. They are the only team in Philadelphia to be invited to the State Competition the last 6 years that Philadelphia has been eligible.