North Stafford High School

Stafford, VA 22556

Phone: (540) 658-6150
District: Stafford County Public Schools


GreatSchools Rating

public • Grades 9-12 • 1654 students

North Stafford High School serves grades 9-12 in the Stafford County Public Schools district. It has received a GreatSchools Rating of 5 out of 10, based on its performance on state standardized tests.

North Stafford High School is a public school in the Stafford County Public Schools district located in Stafford, VA. The principal of North Stafford High School is Mr. Thomas D. Nichols. As of 2014, the students are 47.3% White, non-Hispanic; 24.7% Black, non-Hispanic; 18.1% Hispanic; 6.1% Multiracial; 3.1% Asian/Pacific Islander; 0.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; and 0.3% Native American or Native Alaskan. 27.6% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
White, non-Hispanic 47.3% 56% 52.2%
Black, non-Hispanic 24.7% 18.3% 23.3%
Hispanic 18.1% 15.2% 13.1%
Multiracial 6.1% 7.2% 4.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.1% 2.7% 6.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.3% 0.1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 27.6%
English learners 4.1%

Navy, Officer
40-50 years old
Bronze medal


Great course offerings in various subjects. Staff create a positive atmosphere for learning. There is diversity among students and differences are celebrated. Opportunities for all to participate in sports and extra curricular activities. North Stafford has the Governor's School program, AP and dual enrollment classes.

At North Stafford High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at North Stafford High is 46 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 53 percent. North Stafford High is 1 of 5 high schools in the Stafford County Public Schools. North Stafford Wolverines have a 91% graduation rate.

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  • What did you like? My children have excelled. Great staff who care about their students. Wide offering of clubs and sports.
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# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Eastern View Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 0.3 mi
2 Park Ridge The Towns Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 0.5 mi
3 Park Ridge - The Manors Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 0.9 mi
4 Autumn Ridge Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 1.2 mi
5 Vista Woods Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 1.3 mi
6 Hampton Oaks Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 1.8 mi
7 Apple Grove Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 1.9 mi
8 Augustine Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 2 mi
9 St. George's Estates Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 2.1 mi
10 Austin Ridge Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 2.3 mi
11 Hunter's Pond Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 2.8 mi
12 Woodstream Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 2.9 mi
13 Aquia Harbour Neighborhood/Subdivision Aquia Harbour VA 3.6 mi
14 Amber Hill Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 3.7 mi
15 Manors of Greenridge Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 4.1 mi
16 Aquia Harbour Neighborhood/Subdivision Stafford VA 4.8 mi
17 Potomac Highlands Neighborhood/Subdivision Triangle VA 8.5 mi
18 Stafford Lakes Village Neighborhood/Subdivision Fredericksburg VA 8.6 mi
19 Leeland Station Neighborhood/Subdivision Fredericksburg VA 8.9 mi
20 Stonewall Manor Neighborhood/Subdivision Triangle VA 9.6 mi
21 Brittany Neighborhood/Subdivision Dumfries VA 10.7 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Public Quarry at Government Island Stafford VA 3.9 mi
2 Stafford Stafford VA 4 mi
3 Leeland Station Area Fredericksburg VA 8.1 mi
4 Aquia Landing Park Stafford VA 9.4 mi
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