Located in Rock Hill, SC, Northwestern is a comprehensive public high school with a current enrollment of 1856 diverse students in grade 9 - 12. NHS is accredited by the State of South Carolina and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). A 4 x 4 block schedule is utilized.
More than 200 courses are offered, including International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, Dual Credit, Honors, and College Preparatory.
In the graduating class of 2017, 200 students enrolled in 4-year colleges or universities; 148 enrolled in 2-year colleges, 10 entered the armed services, and 52 entered the workforce.