• News About International Baccalaureate  (IB) at North
    In addition to our current IB Diploma Programme, North High School is now a candidate school for the Middle Years Programme (MYP). We anticipate this candidacy will last one full school year before the MYP is fully implemented.  The MYP is applicable  to all students at the freshman and sophomore level. It provides a framework for learning which will encourage students to become creative, critical, and reflective thinkers. The MYP is aligned to the Arizona College and Career Readiness Standards. As an IB World School, North promotes and embodies the IB commitment to high quality, challenging and international education. We believe that this philosophy is of utmost importance for our students and will prepare them for success in college, career, and life.
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  • Parents and Visitors 
    Any visitors to North, including parents, must sign-in at the front desk in the Administration Building upon arrival. Please do not go directly to your destination. After signing-in, you will receive a visitor's pass to wear on your shirt. Visitors without this pass will not receive assistance until they sign-in. Thank you for your cooperation.
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  • Right-to-Know Teacher Qualifications
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 NEW! Parent and Student 2015-2016 School Year Information: 


Upperclassmen Schedule Pickup in the New Gym from 8-11:30 am 

Seniors – Tuesday, July 28
Juniors– Wednesday, July 29

Sophomores – Thursday, July 30

Make-up Day – Friday, July 31



1. Freshman Seminar and Orientation

*please note that dates and times in the Mustang Messenger are incorrect. Dates and times on the website, and in the letter mailed home are correct.

 Freshman Seminar is an opportunity for students to become familiar with North High School by attending a series of workshops on topics such as school policies and procedures, graduation requirements, campus clubs and sports, and the many services that are available for students at North. Registered students will have their ID picture taken on these days as well.


o   Students whose last name begins with A-M are asked to attend Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

o   Students whose last name begins with N-Z are asked to attend Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Location: North High School – LA building 

Time: 8:30 – 11:30

2. Freshman Student and Parent Orientation

Date: Saturday, August 1st

Time: 8:30 – 11:30

Location: North High School Auditorium

Students are able to tour campus as well as receive their schedule and ID (if they attended Freshman Seminar)

Students and Parents are invited to learn about a wide variety of programs offered at North, understand how to contact teachers or the school, and learn how to monitor student’s attendance and grades. 

Opened in 1939, North High School has a rich history of academic success within the Phoenix Union High School District.  North is a comprehensive high school where all students are able to achieve an education which meets their specific needs.   For academically gifted and motivated students, North High School offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate Program and has been an IB World School since 1985.  For honors students, North offers a full complement of honors, AP, and dual enrollment courses.  Other students benefit from diverse coursework including classes in the English for Language Learners Program, the Exceptional Student Program and over 125 electives.  To date, North High boasts 88 National Merit Finalists and 97 National Merit Commendees, more than any other district school.  North High has been recognized as one of the top high schools in the United States by Newsweek magazine and annually graduates students who exceed state and national standards.

District News

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1101 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85014 
(602) 764-6500
Attendance Hotline
(602) 764-6595 
Principal: Juan Aldo Núñez
Mascot: Mustangs
School Colors: Blue and Red
Year School Opened: 1939
IB World School  

Vision:  North High School prides itself in being an exemplary learning community in which all members experience academic rigor, accountability, diversity and involvement in order to maximize individual potential.

Mission: Empowering all students to be global citizens as they pursue success.

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